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FW: DDOT Traffic Advisory: Scheduled Street Closures for Barracks Row Fall Festival and Fiesta DC

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    Government of the District of Columbia Department of Transportation [cid:image002.gif@01CD981A.16D4D130] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, September 21, 2012 Media
    Message 1 of 1 , Sep 21, 2012
       

       

      Government of the District of Columbia
      Department of Transportation

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      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@...

       

       

      ***TRAFFIC ADVISORY***

       

      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.

       

      Fiesta DC

       

      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.

       

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      Visit goDCgo.com for more information on transportation options in the District

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

      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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