RIDER ALERT: The Detroit Free Press Marathon and 5K Reroutes 

Detroit department of Transportation Rider Alert

The Detroit Free Press Marathon will take place this weekend in Detroit. As a result, several bus routes will be affected by the 5K and marathon running races held this Saturday and Sunday in Detroit.

For Saturday, October 16, 2021

Map showing the Detroit Free Press Marathon Saturday 5K Course Map
Courtesy of FREEPmarathon.com

 

Due to the Detroit Free Press 5K running race taking place Saturday, October 16th, 9-Jefferson will be adjusted to accommodate road closures between 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. The 5K route will include parts of Jefferson Ave. between Riopelle and Mt. Elliott.

9 Jefferson

Eastbound:
Regular on Jefferson to left Rivard to right on Larned to right on Mt. Elliott to left on Jefferson to regular. 
              
Westbound:
Regular on Jefferson to right on Mt. Elliott to left on Larned to left on Rivard to right on Jefferson to regular.

For Sunday, October 17, 2021

Map showing the Detroit Free Press Marathon Sunday Marathon Course Map
Courtesy of FREEPmarathon.com

 

On Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021, The 43rd annual Detroit Free Press Marathon will take place in Detroit, beginning and ending downtown. The area around Fort Street and Second Street will be closed beginning 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 16 through 6 p.m. Oct. 17. The Rosa Parks Transit Center will remain open for operation.

Other road closures and detours will begin at approximately 2 a.m. Sunday along the run course. All roads are expected to reopen by 6 p.m.

1 Vernor

Inbound:
Regular on Bagley left on Rosa Parks Blvd to right onto northbound Fisher Fwy., to Woodward exit to right on Woodward to right on Clifford to left on Washington to right on Grand River to left into R.P.T.C.    

Outbound:
R.P.T.C. to right on Grand River to left on Woodward to left Fisher Fwy. Service Drive onto southbound Fisher Fwy. to Rosa Parks Blvd. exit to left on Rosa Park Blvd. (across Michigan Ave.) to right on Bagley to regular.

2 Michigan

Eastbound:
Regular on Michigan Ave. to left on Rosa Parks Blvd. to right onto northbound Fisher Fwy., to Woodward exit to right on Woodward to right on Clifford to left on Washington to right on Grand River to left into R.P.T.C.  

Westbound:
R.P.T.C. to right on Grand River to left on Woodward to left Fisher Fwy. Service Drive onto southbound Fisher Fwy. to Rosa Parks Blvd. exit to left on Rosa Park Blvd. to right on Michigan. 

3 Grand River

Eastbound:

Regular on Grand River to right on 14th to left on Fisher Service Dr. onto northbound Fisher Fwy., to Woodward exit to right on Woodward to right on Clifford to left on Washington to right on Grand River to left into R.P.T.C.  

Westbound:
R.P.T.C. to right on Grand River to left on Woodward to left Fisher Fwy. Service Drive onto southbound Fisher Fwy. to Rosa Parks Blvd. exit to left on Rosa Park Blvd. to left on Grand River to regular.

4 Woodward 

Southbound:
Regular on Woodward around Campus Martius to northbound Woodward layover at Grand Circus Park.

Northbound:    
Regular.

5 Van Dyke/Lafayette

Inbound:
Regular to right on Kercheval to right on Mt. Elliott to left on E. Vernor to left Gratiot to right on to Broadway to left on Adams to right on Woodward to right on Clifford to left on Washington to right on Grand River to left into R.P.T.C.    

Outbound:
R.P.T.C. to right on Grand River to left on Woodward to right on Witherell to right on Broadway to left on Gratiot to right on Vernor Hwy. to right on Mt. Elliott to left on Kercheval to left on Van Dyke to regular.

6 Gratiot 

Inbound:
Gratiot to right on to Broadway to left on Adams to right on Woodward to right on Clifford to left on Washington to right on Grand River to left into R.P.T.C. Bay 10 (Share with #1 Vernor).  

Outbound:
R.P.T.C. to right on Grand River to left on Woodward to right on Witherell to right on Broadway to left on Gratiot to regular.

8 Warren

Eastbound:
Regular to right on 14th to left on Fisher Service Dr. onto northbound Fisher Fwy., to Woodward exit to left on Woodward to right on Warren.

Westbound:
Regular on Warren to left on Woodward to right on Fisher Fwy. Service Dr. on to southbound Fisher Fwy. to Rosa Parks Blvd. exit to left on Rosa Park Blvd. to left on Warren to regular.

9 Jefferson

Eastbound:
R.P.T.C. to right on Grand River to left on Woodward to right on Witherell to right on Broadway to left on Gratiot to right on Vernor right on Mt. Elliott to left on Kercheval to left on Van Dyke to right Mack right on Crane to left on Jefferson to regular.

Westbound:
Regular on Jefferson to right on Crane to left on Mack to left on Van Dyke to right on Kercheval to right on Mt. Elliott to left on E. Vernor to left on Gratiot to right on to Broadway to left on Adams to right on Woodward to right on Clifford to left on Washington to right on Grand River to left into R.P.T.C.

11 Clairmount 

Eastbound:
Regular on Clairmount to left on Linwood to right on Calvert to right on Woodward to left on Owen to regular.

Westbound:
Owen to right on Woodward to left on Calvert to left on Linwood to right on Clairmount to regular.

12 Conant

Southbound:
Regular to continue east on Kercheval to right on E. Grand Blvd. to right on St. Paul to right on Concord to left on Kercheval. Layover on Kercheval west on Concord.  

Northbound:
Regular via Kercheval.

16 Dexter 

Eastbound:

Regular on Grand River to right on 14th to left on Fisher Service Dr. onto northbound Fisher Fwy., to Woodward exit to right on Woodward to right on Clifford to left on Washington to right on Grand River to left into R.P.T.C.

Westbound:

R.P.T.C. to right on Grand River to left on Woodward to left Fisher Fwy. Service Dr. onto southbound Fisher Fwy. to Rosa Parks Blvd. exit to left on Rosa Park Blvd. to left on Grand River to regular.

18 Fenkell

Eastbound: 

Regular on 14th right on Calvert to left Linwood to left on W. Grand Blvd. to right on 14th to left on Fisher Service Dr. onto northbound Fisher Fwy., to Woodward exit to right on Woodward to right on Clifford to left on Washington to right on Grand River to left into R.P.T.C.

Westbound:
R.P.T.C. to right on Grand River to left on Woodward to left Fisher Fwy. Service Dr. onto southbound Fisher Fwy. to Rosa Parks Blvd. exit to left on Rosa Park Blvd. to left on W. Grand Blvd. to right on Linwood to right on Calvert to left on Rosa Parks Blvd. to regular.

19 Fort

Eastbound:    

Regular on Fort to left on Rosa Parks Blvd. to right onto northbound Fisher Fwy., to Woodward exit to right on Woodward to right on Clifford to left on Washington to right on Grand River to left into R.P.T.C. 

Westbound:

R.P.T.C. to right on Grand River to left on Woodward to left Fisher Fwy. Service Dr. onto southbound Fisher Fwy. to Rosa Parks Blvd. exit to left on Rosa Park Blvd. (across Michigan Ave.) to right on Fort to regular.

23 Hamilton/John R 

Southbound:

Hamilton to left on Calvert to right on Woodward to right on Clifford to left on Washington Blvd. to right on Grand River to left into R.P.T.C.

Northbound: 

R.P.T.C. to right on Grand River to left on Woodward to left on Calvert to right on Hamilton to regular.

27 Joy Road 

Inbound:

Regular on Fort to left on Rosa Parks Blvd. to right onto northbound Fisher Fwy., to Woodward exit to right on Woodward to right on Clifford to left on Washington to right on Grand River to left into R.P.T.C.    

Outbound:

R.P.T.C. to right on Grand River to left on Woodward to left Fisher Fwy. Service Dr. onto southbound Fisher Fwy. to Rosa Parks Blvd. exit to left on Rosa Park Blvd. (across Michigan Ave.) to right on Fort to regular.

29 Linwood

Inbound:

Regular on Ferry to right on 14th to left on Fisher Service Dr. onto northbound Fisher Fwy., to Woodward exit to right on Woodward to right on Clifford to left on Washington to right on Grand River to left into R.P.T.C.

Outbound:

R.P.T.C. to right on Grand River to left on Woodward to left Fisher Fwy. Service Drive onto southbound Fisher Fwy. to Rosa Parks Blvd. exit to left on Rosa Park Blvd. to left on Ferry to regular.

31 Mack                

Westbound:

Mack to left on Woodward to right on Woodward to right on Clifford to left on Washington Blvd. to right on Grand River to left into R.P.T.C.

Eastbound:

R.P.T.C. to right on Grand River to left on Woodward to right on Mack to regular.

42 Mid-City Loop

Clockwise:

Regular to regular on Mack to right on Woodward to left on Calvert right on Hamilton to regular.

52 Chene

Eastbound:

R.P.T.C. to right on Grand River to left on Woodward to right on Witherell to right on Broadway to left on Gratiot to right on Antietam into regular routing to continue east on Antietam to left on Chene to regular.

Westbound:

Regular on Antietam continue on Antietam to left on Gratiot to right on to Broadway to left on Adams to right on Woodward to right on Clifford to left on Washington to right on Grand River to left into R.P.T.C.

67 Cadillac – Harper

Inbound:

Via regular on Kercheval to right on Crane to left on Mack to left on Van Dyke to right on Kercheval to right on Mt. Elliott to left on E. Vernor to left on Gratiot to right on to Broadway to left on Adams to right on Woodward to right on Clifford to left on Washington to right on Grand River to left into R.P.T.C.

Outbound:

R.P.T.C. to right on Grand River to left on Woodward to right on Witherell to right on Broadway to left on Gratiot to right on Vernor Hwy. to right on Mt. Elliott to left on Kercheval to left on Van Dyke to right on Mack to right on Crane to left on Kercheval.