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5611July 4th Road Closures, No Parking and P arade Route in Takoma Park – Community A dvisory

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  • Cathy Plevy
    Jul 1, 2014
      On July 4, 2014, from 6:00 am to 2:00 pm, there will be NO PARKING at
      the following:

      - Both sides of Jackson Avenue, from Ethan Allen Avenue to Sligo
      Creek Parkway
      - Both sides of Ritchie Avenue, from Maple Avenue to Piney Branch
      Road
      - Both sides of Maple Avenue, from the D.C. line north to Lincoln
      Avenue
      - All parking spaces behind the City building – Library
      - All parking spaces to the rear of the City building – Police
      Department
      - Grant Avenue, between Hancock Avenue and Carroll Avenue (both
      sides, unless one side already restricts parking)
      - Lee Avenue, between Hancock Avenue and Carroll Avenue (both
      sides, unless one side already restricts parking)
      - Sherman Avenue, between Hancock Avenue and Carroll Avenue (both
      sides, unless one side already restricts parking)
      - Hancock Avenue, between Grant Avenue and Sherman Avenue (both
      sides, unless one side already restricts parking)

      Meters:

      There will be NO PARKING at every meter along the parade route (below)
      and staging area on Carroll Avenue, Grant Avenue, Laurel Avenue and
      Maple Avenue.

      Fireworks:

      On July 4, 2014, from 6:00 pm to 11:00 pm, there will be NO PARKING at
      the following:

      - Right side of Darwin Avenue up to Holly Avenue
      - Right side of Grant Avenue from Holly Avenue to Piney Branch
      Road
      - Left side of Grant Avenue from Chestnut Avenue to Piney Branch
      Road
      - Right side of Ritchie Avenue from Piney Branch Road to Oswego
      Avenue

      From 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm - NO PARKING to corner from:

      - Chestnut Avenue at Holly Avenue (both sides of the street)
      - Holly Avenue at Grant Avenue (both sides of the street)

      The following streets will be closed on July 4, 2014, from 9:00 am to
      2:00 pm:

      - Ethan Allen Avenue at Jackson Avenue
      - Carroll Avenue at Lincoln Avenue all the way to Maple Avenue
      - Maple Avenue to Lincoln Avenue (for the parade route)

      The July 4th Parade Route is as follows:

      (The roads around the parade site will be closed off with barricades at
      9:00 am. The roads around the parade site will be reopened at 2:00 pm
      on July 4).

      The parade will begin at MD 410 (East West Highway) and Carroll Avenue.
      It will continue south on Carroll Avenue to Maple Avenue, where it will
      turn right. The parade will continue on Maple Avenue until it reaches
      Lincoln Avenue, where it will end.

      The detour route for Metro and Ride-on is as follows:

      - Traffic heading west on MD 410 (East West Highway) will be
      diverted on to Jackson Avenue to Sligo Creek Parkway and will make a
      left turn on to Sligo Creek Parkway.
      - Follow Sligo Creek Parkway to Maple Avenue, and then turn right
      and then an immediate left back on to Sligo Creek Parkway.
      - Follow Sligo Creek Parkway to Piney Branch Road and turn left.
      - Follow Piney Branch Road to Philadelphia Avenue and turn right
      on to Philadelphia Avenue, or continue south on Piney Branch Road
      towards the District of Columbia.



      Catherine E. Plevy
      Assistant to the Chief of Police
      Public Information Officer (PIO)
      Office of the Chief of Police
      7500 Maple Avenue
      Takoma Park, Maryland 20912
      cathyp@...
      (301) 891-7142 - desk
      (240) 338-2901 - cell
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