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MULTIPLE STREET CLOSURES: Traffic Advisory for the Weekend of June 27-28

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  • Smith, Yvonne (MPD)
    (PLEASE FORWARD TO NEIGHBORHOOD GROUPS) Contact: Officer Helen Andrews (202) 727-4383 June 25, 2009 TRAFFIC ADVISORY WEEKEND STREET CLOSURES FOR MULTIPLE
    Message 1 of 1 , Jun 25, 2009
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      (PLEASE FORWARD TO NEIGHBORHOOD GROUPS)

       

      Contact: Officer Helen Andrews (202) 727-4383

       

       

      June 25, 2009

       

      TRAFFIC ADVISORY

       

      WEEKEND STREET CLOSURES FOR MULTIPLE EVENTS

       

       

      ( Washington , DC )- The Metropolitan Police Department has announced that there will be several events taking place in the District of Columbia that will necessitate street closings during the weekend of June 27th thru June 28th, 2009.  The specific information with respect to these individual events is listed below.

       

       

      2009 17th ANNUAL CARIBBEAN CARNIVAL

       

       On Saturday, June 27, 2009 and Sunday, June 28, 2009, the District of Columbia will host the 2009 Caribbean Carnival.  The parade portion of this event will utilize the entire roadway of Georgia Avenue between Missouri Avenue, NW , and Barry Place, NW .  During the course of this parade no traffic will be permitted northbound or southbound on Georgia Avenue, NW , along the parade route. The times, routes and street closings of the parade and festival are listed below.

       

       

       

      PARADE:  SATURDAY, JUNE 27, 2009

       

       

       

      *           The parade will begin at 11:00 a.m. and may last until approximately 4:00 p.m.  The parade will start at Georgia and Missouri Avenues, NW, proceeding southbound on Georgia Avenue , westbound on V Street, NW , and disband.  

       

      *           There will be no parking on Georgia Avenue, NW , between Missouri Avenue and V Street, NW , from 12:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 27, 2009 until 8:00 p.m.

      *           Metro Buses will also operate northbound and southbound on an alternate route.  

       

       

       

      STREET CLOSURES WILL BE AS FOLLOWS:

       

       

       

      ·         Beginning at 7:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. , Georgia Avenue, NW , from Missouri Avenue to 9th Street, NW and Barry Place from Georgia Avenue to Sherman Avenue, NW

       

      ·         Beginning at 9:30 a.m. until 5 p.m., Georgia Avenue, NW , from Missouri Avenue to Barry Place, NW and V Street, NW , from Georgia Avenue, NW .

       

      ·         Beginning at 7:30 a.m. until further notice on Sunday, June 28, 2009, 9th Street from Barry Place to Euclid Street, NW

       

       

       

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      FESTIVAL:    SATURDAY, JUNE 27 AND SUNDAY, JUNE 28, 2009

       

       

       

      *           The festival to be held at Banneker Field will begin on both days at noon and last until approximately 7:00 p.m.

      *           There will be no parking beginning at 6:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 27, 2009, until 6:00 .m. on Sunday, June 28, 2009, at the following locations:

      *           Barry Place, NW, (both sides of the street) between Georgia Avenue and Sherman Avenue, NW

      *           9th Street, NW , between Barry Place and Euclid Street, NW

      *           Sherman Avenue, NW, between Barry Place and Euclid Street, NW

      *           V Street, NW, between Georgia Avenue and 9th Street, NW  

       

       

       

      NATIONAL CAPITAL BARBEQUE BATTLE

       

       

       

      Event Date(s):               Saturday, June 27, 2009 and Sunday, June 28, 2009

       

       

       

      Event Locations:            Pennsylvania Avenue, NW , between 9th Street and 14th Street, NW

       

                                          10th Street through 13th Street , between Constitution Avenue and E

       

                                                      Street, NW

       

       

       

      Event Time:                  11:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 27, 2009    

       

                                                      11:00 a.m. until 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, June 28, 2009                      

       

       

       

      Street Closures:             Beginning on Friday, June 26, 2009, at 7:00 p.m. until 

       

                                                      11:59 p.m. on Sunday, June 27, 2009, Pennsylvania Avenue, NW ,                      

       

                                                      between 9th Street and 14th Street, NW and 10th through 13th   

       

                                                      Streets, NW, between Constitution Avenue and E    Street, NW    

       

       

       

      GOSPEL RESCUE MINISTRIES SUMMERFEST

       

                 

       

      Event Date(s):               Saturday, June 27, 2009

       

       

       

      Event Location:             800 block of 5th Street, NW , between H and I Streets, NW

       

       

       

      Event Time:                  12:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. 

       

       

       

      Street Closures:             From 6:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 27th, 2009 at the   

       

                                                      above event location. 

       

       

       

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      EASTERN MARKET GRAND RE-OPENING

       

       

       

      Event Date(s):               Saturday, June 27, 2009

       

       

       

      Event Location:             7th Street , between Pennsylvania Avenue and North Carolina

       

                                                      Avenue, SE

       

       

       

      Event Time:                  6:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.

       

       

       

      Street Closures:             From 5:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 27, 2009, at the               

       

                                         above event location                                      

       

       

       

      FESTA ITALIANA 2009

       

       

       

      Event Date(s):               Sunday, June 28, 2009

       

       

       

      Event Location:             595 3rd Street, NW

       

       

       

      Event Time:                  11:30 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.

       

       

       

      Street Closures:             From 6:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 28, 2009, 3rd    

       

                                          Street, NW between E and G Streets, NW and F Street, NW , 

       

                                                      between 3rd and 4th Streets, NW

       

       

       

      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 time and 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.

       

                                                                                                                             

       

                   

       

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      Officer Helen Andrews

      Metropolitan Police Department

      Public Information Office

      300 Indiana Ave., NW, # 5126

      Washington , DC 20001

      Office: 202.727.4383

      E-mail: Helen.Andrews@...

       

       

       

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