FW: DDOT Traffic Advisory: Scheduled Street Closures for Barracks Row Fall Festival and Fiesta DC
Government of the District of Columbia
Department of Transportation
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, September 21, 2012
Media Contact: Officer Tisha Gant (MPD) at 202-727-4383
John Lisle (DDOTO at 202-486-5838, john.lisle@...
Scheduled Street Closures for Barracks Row Fall Festival and Fiesta DC
(Washington, DC) – The Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) has provided the following information about planned events and associated road closures that will impact traffic in the District this weekend.
Barracks Row Fall Festival
This event is scheduled for Saturday, September 22, 2012. The following streets will be closed starting at 7:00 am and should reopen by 6:00 pm:
- 8th Street, SE from E to I Streets
- G Street, SE from 7th to 9th Streets
For more information about the event, visit www.barracksrow.org.
On Sunday, September 23, Fiesta DC will take on the south side of Pennsylvania Avenue, from 9th Street NW, to 14th Street, NW. The following street closures will be in place from 3:00 am to 11:30 pm:
· 13th Street from E Street to Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
· 12th Street from E Street to Constitution Avenue, NW
· 11th Street from E Street to Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
· 10th Street from E Street to Constitution Avenue, NW
· 9th Street from E Street Constitution Avenue, NW
(9th Street will reopen after the parade crosses)
For more information about this event, visit www.fiestadc.org.
Due to the large pedestrian crowds expected at these events, motorists are encouraged to exercise extreme caution when traveling in these areas. In addition, those wishing to attend these events are encouraged to use public transportation.
Visit goDCgo.com for more information on transportation options in the District
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