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TRAFFIC ADVISORY: 2022 National Capital Barbecue Battle

Wednesday, June 22, 2022

On Saturday, June 25, and Sunday, June 26, 2022, the National Capital Barbecue Battle will take place in the District of Columbia. In conjunction with this event, there will be parking restrictions and street closures that motorists should take into consideration:


The following street will be closed to vehicular traffic and posted as Emergency No Parking from Friday, June 24, 2022 at 6:30 p.m. until Monday, June 27, 2022 to 2:00 a.m.:


3rd Street between Constitution Avenue, NW and Independence Avenue, SW

Maryland Avenue between 3rd Street and Independence Avenue, SW

4th Street between Pennsylvania Avenue and Madison Drive, NW

6th Street between C Street and Constitution Avenue, NW

Constitution Avenue between 3rd Street and 7th Street, NW

Pennsylvania Avenue between of 3rd Street and 7th Street, NW


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


The public should expect parking restrictions along the street and should be guided by the posted emergency no parking signage. All vehicles that are parked in violation of the emergency no parking signs will be ticketed and towed.


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 wishes to remind motorists in the vicinity of this event to proceed with caution as increased pedestrian traffic can be anticipated.