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Street Closings and Pedestrian Restrictions Announced in Connection with the Upcoming IMF and World Bank Meetings

Monday, October 15, 2007

Street Closings and Pedestrian Restrictions Announced in Connection with the Upcoming IMF and World Bank Meetings

Several streets will be closed and pedestrian access will restricted around the IMF/World Bank offices October 19-22.

The International Monetary Fund and World Bank will hold its annual meetings from Friday, October 19 through Monday, October 22, 2007.  Consequently, the following street closures and pedestrian restrictions will be in effect:

STREET CLOSINGS

Beginning at 8 pm on Friday, October 19, until 2 am on Sunday, October 21, the following streets will be closed:

  • Pennsylvania Avenue, NW between 17th Street and 20th Street, NW
  • 19th  Street, NW between I (“Eye”) Street and F Street, NW
  • H Street, NW between 17th Street and 20th Street, NW

Beginning at 8 pm on Friday, October 19, until 9 pm on Monday, October 22, the following streets will be closed:

  • 18th Street, NW between F Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, NW  
  • 19th Street, NW between F Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
  • 20th Street, NW between F Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, NW   
  • F Street, NW between 17th Street and 20th Street, NW

Vehicular access to the 1700–2000 blocks of Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, the 1700 – 1800 blocks of H Street, NW, and the 800 block of 19th Street, NW is tentatively scheduled for AM Rush Hour traffic on Monday, October 22, 2007.
 
PEDESTRIAN RESTRICTIONS

Only pedestrians with business in the area and proper identification will be permitted access to the following locations:

  • 600, 700, and 800 blocks of 18th Street, 19th Street, and 20th Street, NW
  • 1700, 1800, 1900, and 2000 blocks of G Street, NW
  • 1900 block of H Street, NW

The public is advised that the street closings are subject to change without prior notice due to prevailing conditions.  The department wishes to take this opportunity to thank the public for their cooperation and understanding in this matter.