18705TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Emancipation Day Parade
- Apr 15, 2014
Contact: Saray Leon (202) 727-4383
April 15, 2014
TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Emancipation Day Parade
On Wednesday, April 16, 2014, the Emancipation Day Parade will take place in the District of Columbia. The parade will be from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. In conjunction with this event, there will be several street closures that motorists should take into consideration:
*Pennsylvania Avenue and the surrounding streets will be closed between 3rd and 14th Streets, NW from approximately 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.
*Constitution Avenue and the surrounding streets will be closed for staging for the parade between 9th Street and West crossover at Pennsylvania Avenue, NW from approximately 8:00 am and 3:00 pm.
*Pennsylvania Avenue and the surrounding streets will be closed between 12th and 14th Streets, NW from approximately 4:00 am to 11:00 pm for the Emancipation Day Festival and fireworks.
*E Street will be closed between 13th and 14th Streets, NW from approximately 4:00 am to 11:00 pm for the Emancipation Day Festival vendors.
*12th Street will also be closed between E Street and Constitution Avenue, NW from approximately 8:30 pm to 9:45 pm for the fireworks display.
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 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.
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