April 10, 2012
Reversible Lane Operations to Apply on Emancipation Day Holiday, Monday April 16
Rush-Hour Parking Restrictions Will Also Be Enforced
Emancipation Day is a legal holiday in the District, however Federal Government and many private sector offices will be open. To manage the expected volume of traffic, DDOT will run reversible lane operations.
(Washington, DC) The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) announced it plans to maintain its reversible lane operations during the Emancipation Day Holiday on Monday, April 16. In addition, rush hour parking restrictions will be enforced.
Emancipation Day is a legal holiday in the District, however Federal Government and many private sector offices will be open. To manage the expected volume of traffic, DDOT will run reversible lane operations for a typical weekday on the following roadways:
- Connecticut Avenue, NW between Legation Street and Woodley Road
- 16th Street, NW between Arkansas Avenue and Irving Street
- Canal Road between Chain Bridge and Foxhall Road
- Independence Avenue between 4th Street, SW and 2nd Street, SE
- Rock Creek Parkway (controlled by the National Park service)
Rush hour parking restrictions will also be enforced on Monday, April 16, from 7 to 9:30 am and from 4 to 6:30 pm. Vehicles violating these restrictions will be ticketed and towed. The Department of Public Works (DPW) has announced that other parking regulations, including expired meters, residential parking and street sweeping, will be suspended for the holiday.
Additionally, the Nationals will play Sunday, April 15 and Monday, April 16, so parking enforcement will occur both days in the Nationals Park neighborhood.