Metropolitan Police Department

DC Agency Top Menu

Cold Emergency -The District's Cold Emergency Plan is currently active.

Learn more about the Cold Emergency Plan.


-A +A
Bookmark and Share

Halloween Advisory

Friday, October 26, 2012

The Metropolitan Police Department’s Second District wishes to advise the public of several street closures and parking restrictions within the boundaries of the Second District due to the heavy pedestrian traffic for Halloween. 

On Wednesday, October 31, 2012 starting at 4:00pm until 6:00 am on Thursday, November 1, 2012, parking will be restricted on the following streets:

K St, NW from 30th Street to Wisconsin Avenue, NW

Water Street, NW from 33rd Street to the Mouth of the Capital Crescent Trail

1000 – 1300 Blocks of Wisconsin Ave. NW

M Street NW, from 25th Street to the Key Bridge

1100 block of 26th Street NW

Thomas Jefferson St. – 1000 block (From the canal north to M Street)

The following streets will be closed to through traffic.  Only residents, visitors, and employees of businesses within these areas will be granted access.   Additional streets may be closed and/or opened at the direction of the Second District Commander or his designee. Citizens must present proof of work or residence to gain access to these streets.  The restrictions will be in effect on Wednesday, October 31, 2012, at 6:30 pm, until Thursday, November 1, at 4:00 am. 


  • 1000 block of Grace Street NW
  • 1000 block of Thomas Jefferson Street NW
  • 1000-1500 blocks of 29th Street NW
  • 1000 -1500 blocks of 30th Street NW
  • 1200-1300 blocks of Potomac Street NW
  • 1200-1500 blocks of 27th Street NW
  • 1200-1500 blocks of 28th Street NW
  • 1200-1600 blocks of 33rd Street NW
  • 1200-1700 blocks of 34th Street NW
  • 1500 32nd Street NW
  • 1600-1700 blocks of 35th Street NW
  • 2600-3100 blocks of Dumbarton Street NW
  • 2600-3100 blocks of P Street NW
  • 2600-3600 blocks of O Street NW
  • 2700-3600 blocks of N Street NW
  • 2700 block of Poplar Lane NW
  • 2700-2900 blocks of Olive Street NW
  • 3100 Block of Blues Alley
  • 3100 Block of Oak Alley NW
  • 3100 Block of South Street NW
  • 3200-3400 Q Street NW
  • 3200 Block of Cecil Place NW
  • 3200-3600 blocks of Prospect Street NW
  • 3300-3400 blocks of Dent Place NW
  • 3300 blocks of Cady’s Alley NW
  • 900 Block 30th Street NW


Due to the 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.