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Scheduled Street Closures for: 2013 H Street Festival and the Fiesta DC Parade and Festival

Friday, September 20, 2013

Scheduled Street Closures for: 2013 H Street Festival and the Fiesta DC Parade and Festival

The Metropolitan Police Department would like to inform the public and members of the media of the following street closures in conjunction with the 2013 H Street Festival and the 2013 Fiesta DC Parade and Festival.  These events are scheduled for Saturday, September 21, 2013, and Sunday, September 22, 2013, respectively.

2013 H Street Festival

This event will be held on Saturday, September 21, 2013 from 12:00 pm to approximately 7:00 pm.

  The following streets will be closed from 4:00 am to 10:00 pm:

  • Travel will be prohibited across H Street from 4th  Street, NE to 14th Street, NE

H Street Festival Detour Route

 

H Street: Eastbound Detour
Traffic heading eastbound on H Street, NE shall:

  • Turn right onto 4th Street, NE
  • Continue south on 4th Street, NE towards F Street, NE
  • Turn left onto F Street, NE heading eastbound towards Maryland Avenue, NE
  • Turn left onto Maryland Avenue, NE
  • Proceed northeast bound on Maryland Avenue, NE
  • End Detour at the intersection of Maryland Avenue/15th Street/Florida Avenue/ H Street, NE

H Street: Westbound Detour
Traffic heading Westbound on H Street, NE shall:

  • Turn left at 14th Street, NE and head southbound to Maryland Avenue, NE
  • Turn right onto Maryland Avenue, NE and head southwest bound towards G Street, NE 
  • Turn right onto G Street, NE and continue towards 2nd Street, NE
  • Turn right onto 2nd Street, NE and head northbound towards I Street, NE
  • Turn right onto I Street, NE and head eastbound towards 4th Street, NE
  • Turn right onto 4th Street, NE and head southbound towards H Street, NE
  • Turn right onto H Street, NE, ending detour

 

Northbound Traffic (South of H Street between 13th Street and 3rd Street, NE)
All traffic heading northbound between 13th St. and 3rd St. south of H St. will be detoured along G Street, NE eastbound down to 2nd Street, NE  Traffic shall:

  • Turn right onto 2nd Street, NE heading northbound towards I Street, NE
  • Turn right onto I Street, NE heading westbound and ending detour at the original northbound street where the detour began

 

Southbound Traffic (North of I Street between 13th Street and 3rd Street, NE)
All traffic heading southbound between 13th Street and 3rd Street, NE, north of I Street, NE, will be detoured along I Street, NE westbound down to Florida Avenue, NE. Traffic shall:

  • Turn right onto Florida Avenue, NE and head southwest bound towards 14th Street, NE.
  • Turn right onto 14th Street, NE and head south towards G Street, NE
  • Turn right onto G Street, NE heading eastbound along G Street, NE and ending detour at the original southbound street where detour began

2013 Fiesta DC Parade & Festival

 

FIESTA DC:  This event will be held on Sunday, September 22, 2013, from 12:00 am to 12:00 pm and will take place on the following streets:

  • Pennsylvania Avenue, NW between 9th and 14th Streets, NW
  • 13th Street, NW between Pennsylvania Avenue and E Street, NW
  • 12th Street, NW between Pennsylvania Avenue and E Street, NW
  • 11th Street, NW between Pennsylvania Avenue and E Street, NW
  • 10th Street, NW between Pennsylvania Avenue and E Street, NW

PARADE:  This event will be held on Sunday, September 22, 2013, from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm and will take place on the following streets:

  • Constitution Avenue, NW between 7th and 14th Streets, NW
  • 7th Street, NW between Pennsylvania Avenue and Independence Ave, SW
  • 12th Street, NW between Pennsylvania Avenue and Constitution Avenue, NW

All street closures and listed times are subject to change based upon prevailing or unexpected conditions.

Motorists could encounter possible delays if operating in the vicinity of this event and may wish to consider alternative routes.  The Metropolitan Police Department and the D.C. Department of Transportation also wish to remind motorists in the vicinity of this event to proceed with caution as increased pedestrian traffic can be anticipated.