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Advisory: Long Island Marathon Road Closures 

Nassau County Police advise the following road closures:

Saturday, May 3

1 Mile/5K road closures: 

Charles Lindbergh Blvd. (Merrick Ave. to Earle Ovington Blvd.): 
Closed 8 a.m. - 10 a.m. 

The rest of Charles Lindbergh: 
Closed earlier at 7:30 a.m. 

The entire length of Earle Ovington Blvd.: 
Closed 8 a.m. - 10 a.m. 

Quentin Roosevelt Blvd. (south of Commercial Ave.): 
Closed 7:30 a.m. - 10 a.m. 

Meadowbrook Pkwy exits and entrances to and from Charles Lindbergh Blvd. will be closed.

Eisenhower Park exits: 
Closed 7:45 to 10 a.m.

Sunday, May 4

Full/Half/10K road closures: 

Charles Lindbergh Blvd. (Merrick Ave. to James Dolittle Blvd.): 
Closed 5 a.m - 9:30 a.m. 

The rest of Charles Lindbergh Blvd.
Closed 7:15 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. 

Merrick Ave. (north of Hempstead Tpk.): 
Closed 7:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. 

Old Country Road (Post Ave. to School St.): 
Cosed 7:40 a.m. - 10 a.m. 

School Street (Old Country Ave. to Railroad Ave.): 
Closed 7:40 a.m. - 10 a.m. 

Salisbury Park Dr. and Post Ave.
Closed 7:50 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. 

Railroad Ave.: 
Closed 7:50 a.m. - 10 a.m. 

Jericho Tpke. (Post Ave. to Brush Hollow Rd.): 
Closed 7:50 a.m. - 11 a.m. 

Brush Hollow Rd.
Closed 7:50 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 

Carman Ave. (Old Country Rd. to Nottingham Rd.): 
Closed 7:50 a.m. - 2 p.m. 

Wantagh PkwyClosed 7:50 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Northern State Pkwy exits to Post Ave. and Wantagh Pkwy and exits and entrances to and from Wantagh Pkwy will be closed. 

Meadowbrook Pkwy exits and entrances to and from Charles Lindbergh Blvd. (Nassau Coliseum, Nassau Community College) and Eisenhower Park exits will be closed 5 a.m. - 10 a.m. 

Eisenhower's Park Blvd. will be closed 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. 

The Hempstead Tpke entrance to the park will be open throughout the day, with a turnaround at the golf course until 10 a.m.

*Westbound side of Jericho Tpke and Brush Hollow Rd., south of Wantagh Pkwy., will remain open. 

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