1.30.14 TRAFFIC ADVISORY: 2014 Chinese New Year's Parade
Contact: Saray Leon (202) 727-4383
January 30, 2014
TRAFFIC ADVISORY: 2014 Chinese New Year’s Parade
On Sunday, February 2, 2014, the 2014 Chinese New Year’s Parade will take place in the District of Columbia. In conjunction with this event, there will be several street closures that motorists should take into consideration:
- Traffic South of Massachusetts Avenue, NW, North of F Street, NW, East of 9th Street, NW, and West of 5th Street, NW will be redirected during the hours of 2:00 pm to 5:30 pm.
The parade start time will be from 2:00 pm to 5:30 pm, at which time the roadways mentioned below will be closed to traffic:
- Start: 600 block of Eye Street, NW
- West on Eye Street, NW
- South on 8th Street, NW
- East on G Street, NW
- North on 7th Street, NW to H Street, NW
- Pedestrians in parade will travel east on H Street, NW
- Floats and vehicles in parade will travel north on 7th Street, NW and east onto Eye Street, NW and disband.
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 wish to remind motorists in the vicinity of this event to proceed with caution as increased pedestrian traffic can be anticipated.
Look out for the homeless this winter. When the actual or forecasted temperature or wind chill is 32˚F or below, the District issues a Hypothermia Alert. To request support for DC residents who are homeless and on the street now, contact the Shelter Hotline at 1-800-535-7252 or 311 or email uposh@....