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Traffic Advisory: Scheduled Street Closures for Turkish Festival

Friday, September 28, 2012

The Metropolitan Police Department would like to inform the public of street closures for the Turkish Festival that is scheduled to start on Sunday, September 30, 2012, from 11:00 am and end at 7:00 pm.

Turkish Festival

The following streets will be closed from 5:00 am to 11:00 pm in order to facilitate this event:


  • Pennsylvania Avenue from 12th Street, NW to 14th Street, NW
  • 12th Street, NW (no southbound traffic)
  • 13th and E Street, NW (no southbound traffic)
  • 14th and Pennsylvania Avenue, NW (no eastbound traffic)


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

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 DC Department of Transportation also wish to remind motorists in the vicinity of this event to proceed with caution as increased pedestrian traffic can be anticipated.