Motorists in the City of Mesa and surrounding area may experience several road closures on Saturday, February 28, as runners in the Phoenix-Mesa Marathon make their way through the city.
Several streets will be closed starting at 4:00 a.m. on February 28. Streets will reopen in stages with all streets reopened by 1:30 p.m. Traffic will not be permitted to cross the race route during the event.
Motorists should plan ahead for possible delays. To avoid the race route completely, travelers are advised to skirt the perimeter by using the 202 Red Mountain Freeway (north and east borders); the 101 Price Freeway (west border); and US 60 Superstition Freeway (south border).
For a detailed map of the race route and road closures, visit http://www.mesaaz.gov/transportation/pdf/phxmarathonmap2015.pdf. For more information about the Phoenix-Mesa Marathon, visit http://www.thephoenixmarathon.com.