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Drivers warned of Hartford Marathon road closures

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With more than 17,000 participants in this year's Eversource Hartford Marathon, Half Marathon and 5k road races, police in three towns  urged drivers to be on the lookout for road closures.

Police said roads in East Hartford, Hartford, West Hartford and South Windsor will be closed on Oct. 8 from 7:30 a.m. until 2 p.m.

In East Hartford, the closures include the eastbound side of the Founders Bridge, East River Drive, Hartland Street, Meadow Street, Pitkin Street, South Prospect Street, Main Street, Carroll Road and Silver Lane.

For Hartford, it will be Pearl Street, Ford Street, State Street, the Founders Bridge, Asylum Street, Broad Street, Farmington Avenue, Capitol Avenue, Sheldon Street, Prospect Street, Park Street, Van Dyke Avenue, Weston Street, Rev. Moody Overpass, Market Street, Elizabeth Street, and Oxford Street.

West Hartford's Park Road, Whiting Lane, South Highland Street, South Quaker Lane,  North Quaker Lane, Boulevard  Fern Street, Troutbrook Drive (northbound), Albany Avenue (between Steele Road and Troutbrook Drive) Steele Road and Elizabeth Park will be closed.

In South Windsor, only Old Main Street will be closed.

For more information about the closures, check the Hartford Marathon Foundation's website here.

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