SEPTA Alerts Riders to Detours for Philadelphia Marathon Weekend

Dozens of Routes Adjusted for Street Closures; Riders Urged to Plan Ahead

SEPTA is alerting customers to a number of bus detours that will be in place on Saturday, November 19, and Sunday, November 20 due to road closures for the 2016 Philadelphia Marathon and related events. Detailed detour information is available on SEPTA’s website.

Saturday, November 19: Philadelphia Half-Marathon, Rothman 8K and Kids Run

Routes 2, 4, 7, 16, 17, 23, 27, 31, 32, 33, 38, 43, 44, 45, 47, 47M, 48, 61, 124 and 125 will be detoured beginning at 6 a.m. Buses will return to their regular routes as close to the end of the events as possible.

Sunday, November 20, 2016: Philadelphia Marathon

Routes 7, 32, 33, 38, 43 and 48 will be placed on detour beginning at 2 a.m. to accommodate course set-up and the marathon. Routes K, R, 2, 4, 5, 9, 12, 16, 17, 21, 23, 25, 27, 30, 35, 40, 42, 44, 47, 47M, 57, 61, 64, 124 and 125 will begin detours at 6 a.m. through the conclusion of the race events on Sunday afternoon. In addition, buses will replace trolleys on Route 10 and 15 to accommodate detours. Buses will return to their regular routes as close to the end of the events as possible.

To avoid delays while traveling through Center City, bus passengers are encouraged to use SEPTA Regional Rail, subways and trolleys where possible. Nearby stations including City Hall on the Broad Street Line; 15th Street on the Market-Frankford Line and for Trolley Routes 11, 13, 34 and 36; and Suburban Station for Regional Rail lines provide easy walking access to the Parkway for runners and spectators.

Service updates will be available online and via the @SEPTA Twitter feed. Customer service representatives are available by phone at 215-580-7800 and on Twitter at @SEPTA_Social.