(Washington, DC) The Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) has provided the following information about the road closures and parking restrictions for the annual March For Life. The march will be taking place on Monday, January 23, 2012 in the District of Columbia with events at several locations. In conjunction with these events, there will be several street closures and parking restrictions that motorists should take into consideration.
Beginning at approximately 9:30 am to 6:00 pm, the following streets will be closed:
Maryland Avenue, NE from Constitution Avenue to First Street, NE
First Street, NE from Constitution Avenue to Independence Avenue, SE
3rd Street, NW from Constitution Avenue to Independence Avenue, SW
4th Street, NW from Constitution Avenue to Independence Avenue, SW
7th Street, SW from Constitution Avenue to Independence Avenue SW
Beginning at approximately 11:30 am, the following streets will be closed due to the participants at the Verizon Center Prayer Session marching to the National Mall and will reopen at approximately 12:30 pm:
F Street, NW from 7th Street to 12th Street, NW
12th Street, NW from F Street to Constitution Avenue, NW
The following street closures will begin at approximately 12:30 pm for the march from the National Mall to the US Supreme Court:
Constitution Avenue, NW from 3rd Street to 9th Street, NW
Constitution Avenue from 3rd Street to First Street, NE
3rd Street, NW from C Street to Constitution Avenue, NW
6th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, NW (no traffic east on Pennsylvania Avenue and 7th Street, NW from Pennsylvania Avenue to Constitution Avenue, NW)
Motorists will find the above listed roads closed until the last of the march participants have passed the intersections. In addition, roads that lead directly to the march route will be closed to thru traffic.
Motorists and pedestrians are asked to use extreme caution when traveling in this area due to heavy pedestrian, vehicle, and bus traffic in the above areas.
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