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Arlington National Cemetery Road Closures, Sunday, Oct. 8th. Recommend Metro Access.

Army Ten Miler RunnersThe Arlington National Cemetery parking garage will be difficult to enter on Sunday, October 8th due to the numerous road closures near the area for the Army Ten Miler road race. You may have to alter Sunday morning driving plans if you plan to travel on some major roads near the Pentagon trying get gain access to Arlington National Cemetery. Tens of thousands of runners will be hitting the streets for the Annual Army Ten-Miler race.

The race begins at 8 a.m. on Route 110 and ends in the Pentagon South Parking Lot, but some roads will be shut down as early as 5 a.m. They should all be reopened by noon.

The road closures and times:

5 a.m. to 3 p.m.:

  • There will be no access to Pentagon North Parking, Boundary Channel Drive, or the eastern portion of Pentagon South Parking (Pentagon employees will be able to access South Parking via Columbia Pike or South Fern Street).

5 a.m. to 12 p.m.:

  • Route 110 (northbound and southbound) will be closed from Rosslyn to Crystal City. The George Washington Parkway will remain open.

7 a.m. to 10 a.m.:

  • Access to Memorial Drive and the Memorial Bridge from Washington Boulevard (Route 27) will be closed.

7:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

  • I-395 HOV lanes will close and open on a rolling schedule from the Eads Street ramp to DC.

Parking is limited, so runners, spectators and support personnel are encouraged to use Metro. The Pentagon and Pentagon City stations on the Blue and Yellow Lines are located within walking distance of the start and finish lines. Metro will open early, at 6 a.m.

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