Tropical Marathon To Cause Delays And Closures
Thousands of runners will hit the streets for Sunday’s Tropical Marathon, which means commuters should expect extensive street closures and Metrobus detours.
The Tropical Marathon will interrupt regular Metrobus service and cause various street closures in Downtown Miami, Miami Beach, and Coconut Grove throughout the day on Sunday beginning at 5:30a.m and lasting until 2:00 p.m. Several Miami-Dade Transit personnel will be on hand to provide assistance to passengers.
The following is a list of the Metrobus routes that will be affected by the marathon: A, C, G, H, K, L, M and S: These routes serve the Downtown Miami and Miami Beach areas. Brief delays are expected due to several street closures in the area. MDT will provide shuttle service between Alton Road and Washington Avenue, and between Fifth and 17th Streets.
2, 3, 7, and 7A: Serves Downtown Miami in such areas as Miami-Dade College's Wolfson Campus, the Downtown Miami bus terminal, Miami-Dade Public Library's Main Branch, Historical Museum of South Florida, Miami Art Museum.
B: Serves Government Center Metrorail Station, Downtown (Miami) Bus Terminal, Main Library, Historical Museum of South Florida, Miami Art Museum, Brickell Metrorail Station, Brickell Business District, Rickenbacker Causeway, Miami Seaquarium, Crandon Park, City of Key Biscayne, Cape Florida State Park.
9 and 10: Serves Downtown Miami in areas such as Northeast Second Avenue, Government Center Metrorail Station, Stephen P. Clark Center, Downtown (Miami) Bus Terminal, Main Library, Historical Museum of South Florida, Miami Art Museum.
Metrorail and Metromover stations will open at 4:30 a.m. on Sunday morning to accommodate marathon participants. Trains will arrive every 10 minutes until 7:30 a.m. and all participants showing marathon information will be allowed to ride the Metrorail for free.