The Metropolitan Police Department wishes to advise the public and members of the media of the following street closings in conjunction with The Taste of DC. The event will take place Saturday, October 6th through Monday, October 8, 2012.
The following roadways will be closed to vehicular traffic beginning at 7 pm on Friday, October 5th and are scheduled to reopen on Tuesday, October 9th at 3 am:
- Pennsylvania Avenue, NW will be closed from 9th Street to 14th Street, NW
- 10th Street, NW will be closed from E Street to Constitution Avenue, NW
- 11th Street, NW will be closed from E Street to Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
- 12th Street, NW will be closed from E Street to Constitution Avenue, NW
- 13th Street, NW will be closed from E Street to Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
The above streets will be closed to motorists. Parking restrictions will be in effect and parking will not be permitted.
Due to the extremely heavy pedestrian crowds associated with this event, motorists are encouraged to exercise extreme caution when traveling in these areas. In addition, those wishing to attend this event are encouraged to use public transportation.