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Street Closures for Multiple Weekend Events Saturday, April 27 , 2013 and Sunday, April 28, 2013

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

The Metropolitan Police Department wishes to advise the public that multiple events are scheduled to be held on Saturday, April 27, 2013 and Sunday, April 28, 2013. In order to facilitate these events there will be no vehicular traffic allowed along the routes. Motorists should expect delays during these events.  Individuals who have issues to be resolved or questions regarding traffic access during these events should call (202) 727-9099.

The events and street closings are as follows:

Saturday, April 27, 2013

7th Annual DC Walk to End Lupus Now

The following street will begin closing down at 8:00 am Saturday, April 27th and will reopen at 11:00 am:

  • Pennsylvania Avenue, NW from 11th Street to 3rd Street, NW

Sunday, April 28, 2013

Nike Women’s Half Marathon

The following streets will close at 12:01 am on Saturday, April 27th for set up and will re-open at 11:59 pm, Sunday April 28th:

  • Pennsylvania Avenue, NW from 14th Street, NW to 12th Street, NW
  • Pennsylvania Avenue, NW from 12th  Street, NW to 9th  Street, NW

Race Route

The race will start at 7:00 am and all streets will finish at 11:00 am:

  • START: 11th Street NW and Pennsylvania Avenue NW
  • Head SOUTHEAST on Pennsylvania Avenue NW
  • Turn RIGHT onto 9th Street NW
  • Head SOUTH into 9th Street Tunnel to off ramp for 395 South/VA
  • Turn RIGHT onto off ramp (turns into Maine Avenue SW)
  • Head WEST on Maine Avenue SW
  • Turn RIGHT onto 15th Street SW
  • Head NORTH on 15th Street SW
  • Turn LEFT on Independence Avenue SW (westbound lanes)
  • Head WEST on Independence Avenue SW to 23rd Street SW
  • Turn RIGHT onto 23rd Street SW (southbound lanes)
  • Turn LEFT into Lincoln Memorial Circle; enter Memorial Bridge (eastbound lanes)
  • Head WEST on Memorial Bridge; run CLOCKWISE around Memorial Circle
  • Head EAST on Memorial Bridge to Lincoln Memorial Circle (westbound lanes)
  • Turn LEFT onto Rock Creek/Potomac Parkway
  • Head NORTH on Rock Creek/Potomac Parkway to F Street NW
  • TURNAROUND (clockwise) on Rock Creek/Potomac Parkway at F Street NW
  • Head SOUTH on Rock Creek/Potomac Parkway
  • Slight RIGHT under Lincoln Memorial Circle
  • Continue onto Ohio Drive SW (West Potomac Park)
  • Continue SOUTH on Ohio Drive SW into East Potomac Park; take Ohio Drive SW through park following road
  • Continue on Ohio Drive SW turning RIGHT upon exiting park onto Ohio Drive SW
  • Turn RIGHT onto Maine Avenue SW (westbound lanes)
  • Head NORTHEAST onto off ramp towards 9th Street Tunnel
  • Turn LEFT into 9th Street Tunnel
  • Head NORTH in 9th Street Tunnel to Pennsylvania Avenue NW
  • Turn RIGHT onto Pennsylvania Avenue NW
  • Head SOUTHEAST on Pennsylvania Avenue NW to 3rd Street NW
  • Turn RIGHT onto 3rd Street NW
  • Head SOUTH on 3rd Street NW to Maryland Avenue SW
  • Turn LEFT onto Maryland Avenue SW
  • Head EAST on Maryland Avenue SW to 1st St SW/NW (circles)
  • Turn LEFT onto 1st NW/SW
  • Head NORTH on 1st St NW/SW to Constitution Avenue NW
  • Turn LEFT onto Constitution Avenue NW
  • Head WEST on Constitution Avenue NW to Pennsylvania Avenue NW
  • Turn SLIGHT RIGHT on Pennsylvania Avenue NW
  • Head NORTHWEST to Freedom Plaza to FINISH (Finish at 11th Street, NW)

The above streets will be closed to motorists during the specified date and times. All street closures and listed times are subject to change based upon prevailing or unexpected conditions.

Due to the heavy pedestrian crowds associated with these events, motorists are encouraged to exercise caution when traveling in these areas.  In addition, those wishing to attend these events are encouraged to use public transportation.