Major Road Closures In DC Due To March For Our Lives

posted by AP - @AlexNPittman -

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"Numerous streets will be closed Saturday, but there are a few streets that will close as early as Thursday night and Friday night in advance of the event. The perimeter for the closures extends for several blocks and is bounded by E Street NW on the north, Independence Avenue SW on the south, 14th Street on the west, First Street NW to the east." - The Washington Post

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"D.C. Police say the following streets will close to traffic at 7 p.m. Thursday and reopen about 10 p.m. Sunday:

  • 300 block of Pennsylvania Avenue NW

The following roads will close at 7 p.m. Friday and reopen about 10 p.m. Sunday:

  • Constitution Avenue, from Third Street NW to east crossover with Pennsylvania Avenue NW.
  • Pennsylvania Avenue NW, from Third Street NW to Fourth Street NW.

The following roads will close starting at 3 a.m. Saturday and will reopen about 6 p.m. Saturday:

  • Louisiana Avenue NW, from First Street NW, to Constitution Avenue NW
  • Pennsylvania Avenue NW, from Fourth Street NW to 14th Street NW
  • Constitution Avenue NW, from First Street NW to 12th Street NW
  • Madison Drive NW from Third to 14th Street NW
  • Jefferson Drive SW from Third to 15th Street NW
  • Third Street from D Street NW to Independence Avenue SW (This closure may be made upon overall public safety and traffic safety considerations).
  • Fourth Street from Independence Avenue SW to Pennsylvania Avenue NW
  • Fourth Street from E Street NW to D Street NW
  • Fifth Street from E Street NW to D Street NW
  • Sixth Street from Constitution Avenue NW to E Street NW
  • Seventh Street from Independence Avenue SW to E Street NW
  • Eighth Street from E Street NW to D Street NW
  • Ninth Street from E Street NW to Constitution Avenue NW
  • 10th Street from E Street NW to Constitution Avenue NW
  • 11th Street from E Street NW to Pennsylvania Avenue NW
  • 12th Street from E Street NW to Constitution Avenue NW (Access to the Trump International Hotel will be permitted from the 12th Street side based upon public safety considerations.)
  • 13th Street from E Street NW to Pennsylvania Avenue NW
  • 13th ½ Street from D Street NW to Pennsylvania Avenue NW (Access to the Ronald Reagan Building will be permitted from the 14th Street side based upon public safety considerations).
  • C Street NW from Third Street to Sixth Street NW
  • D Street NW from Third Street to Indiana Ave NW
  • D Street NW from Sixth Street to Ninth Street NW
  • L’Enfant Plaza SW will only be allowed to Exit to D Street SW from the Plaza Area

Traffic will be allowed to travel eastbound and westbound, but will not be able to travel northbound from the following streets:

  • C Street SW from 3rd to 6th street SW
  • D Street SW from 3rd to 6th streets SW
  • School Street SW from 4th to 6th Street SW
  • Maryland Avenue SW from 3rd Street SW to 7th Street SW

Traffic will not be allowed to travel northbound on the following streets:

  • Third Street SW from E Street SW to Independence Ave SW
  • Fourth Street SW from E Street SW to Independence Ave SW
  • Sixth Street SW from E Street SW to Independence Ave SW
  • Seventh Street SW from D Street SW to Independence Ave SW
  • Eighth Street SW from C Street SW to Independence Ave SW
  • Ninth Street SW from C Street SW to Independence Ave SW
  • 12th Street SW from C Street SW to Independence Ave SW

Throughout the event, Independence Avenue from Third to 14th streets SW will be open to travel in both directions, but Independence Avenue may be closed to all vehicle traffic should public safety concerns dictate.

The 12th Street Tunnel from Interstate 395 eastbound will be open. All traffic must travel westbound on Constitution Avenue NW. The tunnel may be closed if any public safety concerns arise, police said. The Ninth Street tunnel will be closed for the duration of the event, but the Third Street Tunnel from I-395 will be open in both directions of travel.

Besides the day closures, parking will be strictly prohibited along the route during the duration of the event, police said. Cars that are not moved by 3 a.m. Saturday within the event perimeter will be towed, police said."

Source: The Washington Post

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