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Wellesley Police Department
Sunday April 17th, 2011 :: 12:05 p.m. EDT


Check the Wellesley Police website on Marathon Monday for a live webcam showing the marathon route and traffic

Please be advised that as of April 29, 2011 the Wellesley Police Department will NO LONGER be sending out community notifications on NIXLE (this service you are currently receiving.) Please go to our website at to sign up for our NEW, much improved, community notification system.

Marathon Route Updates:

A live webcam will be broadcasting from Wellesley Police Headquarters showing the Boston Marathon Route (Washington Street at Morton Street) starting early Monday morning and continuing throughout the day. The webcam is located on our Boston Marathon traffic page at

This page also displays all of the parking restrictions on Monday, April 18, 2011 in Wellesley, and the realtime status of the roads, including when the route re-opens.

This webcam is a great way to check the status of the race route LIVE and to see whether Washington Street is open or closed, as well as current traffic conditions.

As a reminder, Rt. 135 from the Natick line to Wellesley Square, and Rt. 16 from Wellesley Square to the Newton line, will be closed at 8:45 AM on Monday to all traffic. The road should re-open around 2:45 PM.

Wellesley Police Department
485 Washington St.
Wellesley, MA 02482

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 781-235-1212

Sgt. Scott Whittemore

Washington St & Central St
Wellesley, MA 02482

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