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FW: Scheduled Street Closures for Adams Morgan Day Festival and Nation's Triathlon 2012

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    Contact: Officer Tisha Gant (202) 727-4383 September 6, 2012 Traffic Advisory: Scheduled Street Closures for Adams Morgan Day Festival and Nations Triathlon
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      Contact: Officer Tisha Gant (202) 727-4383

       

      September 6, 2012 

      Traffic Advisory:

      Scheduled Street Closures for

      Adams Morgan Day Festival and Nations Triathlon 2012

      Adams Morgan Day Festival: 

      This event is scheduled for Sunday, September 9, 2012, from 12 pm until approximately 7 pm.  All street closures will be in effect from 4 am until approximately 10 pm.  The festival will take place on 18th Street between Florida Avenue and Columbia Road, NW. and will also include the following street closures:

      • 1800 block of Belmont Street, NW
      • 1800 block of Wyoming Avenue, NW
      • 1800 block of Vernon Street, NW
      • 1700 block of Euclid Street, NW
      • California Street, NW between Florida Avenue, NW and 19th Street, NW

      Nation's Triathlon 2012:

       

      The 7th Annual Nation’s Triathlon TM will take place from 7am to 2pm on Sunday, September 9, 2012 in the Nation’s Capital. This USA Triathlon (USAT)-sanctioned Olympic distance triathlon includes a 1.5k swim in the Potomac River, 40k bike course through downtown D.C., and a 10k run along Washington, DC’s monumental corridor finishing on the banks of the Potomac River adjacent to the Tidal Basin.

       

      Below is a list of closed streets as well as alternate routes that can be used during the event. 

       

               Ramp for Westbound 395 toward Maine Ave will be closed to traffic. 

      §         (Alternative routes will be 14th St Bridge, 9th & 12th St Tunnels).

                Potomac River Freeway will be closed to traffic. 

      §         (Alternative routes will be 23rd St, Constitution Ave, and Virginia Ave).

       

               Canal Rd at Arizona Ave, northwest will be closed to all traffic.  There will be no alternative to travel on Canal Rd.

               Arizona Ave at MacArthur Ave will be open for local residents only.

               Southbound on MacArthur Blvd at Reservoir Rd will be open for local residents only. 

      §         (Alternative route to Georgetown will be Eastbound Reservoir Rd to Southbound Wisconsin Ave).

               Southbound on Foxhall Rd at Reservoir Rd will be open for local residents only.

      §         (Alternative route to Georgetown will be Eastbound Reservoir Rd to Southbound Wisconsin Ave).

      • Foxhall Road towards Eastbound Canal Road will be closed to all traffic.
        • (Alternative route to Georgetown will be north on Foxhall Rd or north on MacArthur Blvd to east on Reservoir Rd to south on Wisconsin Ave).
      • Westbound M Street Wisconsin Avenue to Foxhall & Canal Road will be open to all traffic going westbound on M and north on Foxhall.

       

      Roads will be closed and managed by US Park Police and DC Metropolitan Police.

       

      For a map of the routes or any further questions about this event please visit:  www.nationstri.com

       

      Motorists traveling in the area of these events 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.

       

       

       

       

        

       

       

       

      Plan TODAY for what’s on the way.  September is National Emergency Preparedness Month.  To learn how to prepare & to sign up for critical emergency alerts, go to www.72hours.dc.gov.

        


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