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TRAFFIC ADVISORY: 59th Annual Sakura Matsuri – Japanese Street Festival

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

The Metropolitan Police Department and the Department of Transportation would like to inform the public of street closures in conjunction with the 59th Annual Sakura Matsuri – Japanese, which will occur on Saturday, April 13, 2019. In conjunction with this event, there will be street closures that motorists should take into consideration:

The following streets will be closed from on Friday, April 12, 2019, from approximately 7:00 pm, Friday, April 12, 2019 until Sunday, April 14, 2019, at approximately 12:00 am:

 

  • Pennsylvania Avenue NW, from 3rd Street NW, to 7th Street NW
  • Constitution Avenue NW, from 3rd Street NW to 7th Street NW
  • 4th Street NW, from Madison Drive NW, to Pennsylvania Avenue NW
  • 6th Street NW, from C Street NW, to Constitution Avenue NW

 

In addition, the following streets will be posted as Emergency No Parking on Friday, April 12, 2019, from approximately 6:00 pm, Friday, April 12, 2019 until Sunday, April 14, 2019, at approximately 12:00 am:

 

  • Pennsylvania Avenue NW, from 3rd Street NW, to 7th Street NW
  • Constitution Avenue NW, from 3rd Street NW to 7th Street NW
  • 4th Street NW, from Madison Drive NW, to Pennsylvania Avenue NW
  • 6th Street NW, from C Street NW, to Constitution Avenue NW

 

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.