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    TRAFFIC ADVISORY Year of the Hare Chinese New Year Parade Street Closures On Sunday, February 6, 2011, the Year of the Hare Chinese New Year Parade and
    Message 1 of 1 , Feb 4, 2011
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      TRAFFIC ADVISORY

       

      Year of the Hare Chinese New Year Parade Street Closures

       

      On Sunday, February 6, 2011, the Year of the Hare Chinese New Year Parade and celebration will take place in the District of Columbia from approximately 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm. In conjunction with this event, there will be several street closures and parking restrictions that motorists should take into consideration:

       

      Year of the Hare Chinese New Year Parade

       

      This event is scheduled for Sunday, February 6, 2011. The following streets will be closed on

      Sunday, February 6, 2011 beginning at 1:30 pm and should reopen by 3:30 pm:

       

      · I Street, NW – from 5th Street to 7th Street, NW

      · 7th Street, NW – from I Street to G Street, NW

      · G Street, NW – from 7th Street to 9th Street, NW

      · 8th Street, NW – from G Street to H Street, NW

      · H Street, NW – from 8th Street to 6th Street, NW

      · 6th Street, NW – from Massachusetts Avenue to G Street, NW

       

      The following streets will be closed, to allow parade assembly, on Sunday, February 6, 2011

      beginning at 9:00 am and should reopen by 3:30 pm.

       

      · I Street, NW – from 5th Street to 6th Street, NW

       

      The following streets will also be closed, for the festival, on Sunday, February 6, 2011 beginning at

      9:00 am and should reopen by 5:00 pm.

      · H Street, NW – from 6th Street to 7th Street, NW

       

      The above streets will be closed to motorists during the specified date and times.

       

      Due to the extremely heavy pedestrian crowds associated with 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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