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Traffic Advisory: St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Thursday, March 8, 2018

The Metropolitan Police Department and the Department of Transportation would like to inform the public of street closures in conjunction with the 2018 St. Patrick’s Day Parade scheduled for Sunday, March 11, 2018.

The Parade will form on the National Mall and proceed westbound on Constitution Avenue, N.W., from 7th Street to 17th Street, N.W., where they will disband.

The following streets will be closed from approximately 9:00 am to approximately 3:00 pm:

· 4th and 7th Street, between Constitution Avenue, N.W. and Independence Avenue, S.W.

The following streets will be closed for approximately 11:45 am to approximately 3:30 pm:

· Constitution Avenue, from 6th St N.W. to 23rd Street N.W.

· 9th Street, between Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. and Constitution Avenue ,N.W.

· 10th Street, between Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. and Constitution Avenue, N.W.

· 12th Street, between Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. and Independence Avenue, S.W. - Southeast/Southwest freeway

· Access to 12th Street Tunnel, from I395 ramp S.W.

· 14th Street between Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. to Independence Avenue, S.W.

· 14th Street Bridge (inbound) all traffic sent to I395 freeway, S.W.

· 15th Street, between “E” Street to Constitution Avenue, N.W.

· 17th Street, between New York Avenue, N.W. to Independence Avenue, S.W.

· 19th Street, between “E” Street to Constitution Avenue, N.W.

· Virginia Avenue, between 20th Street to Constitution Avenue, N.W.

 

On Sunday, March 11, 2018, parking restrictions will be in effect for the following streets from approximately 9:00 am to approximately 4:00 pm:

· 4th and 7th Street, between Constitution Avenue, N.W. and Independence Avenue, S.W.

· Constitution Avenue, from 6th St N.W. to 23rd Street, N.W.

· 9th Street, between Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. and Constitution Avenue, N.W.

· 10th Street, between Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. and Constitution Avenue, N.W.

· 12th Street, between Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. and Independence Avenue, S.W. – Southeast/Southwest freeway

· Access to 12th Street Tunnel, from I395 ramp S.W.

· 14th Street between Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. to Independence Avenue, S.W.

· 14th Street Bridge (inbound) all traffic sent to I395 freeway S.W.

· 15th Street, between “E” Street to Constitution Avenue, N.W.

· 17th Street, between New York Avenue, N.W. to Independence Avenue, S.W.

· 19th Street, between “E” Street to Constitution Avenue, N.W.

· Virginia Avenue, between 20th Street to Constitution Avenue, N.W.

Motorists traveling in the area of this event may experience delays and should consider alternative routes, if possible. The Metropolitan Police Department and the District Department of Transportation would like to remind motorists to pay full attention whenever operating any motor vehicle and to be mindful of heavy pedestrian traffic that may be associated with special events. These street closings are subject to change without notice based upon unanticipated events and prevailing conditions.