WASHINGTON, DC – The Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) has provided the following information associated with the 2013 March for Life event scheduled for Friday, January 25, 2013. For more information about this event please visit: www.marchforlife.org . In conjunction with this event there will be several street closures that motorists should take into consideration.
On Friday, January 25, 2013, the following streets will be closed from 9:30 am to 6:00 pm.
- Maryland Ave NE from Constitution Avenue to 1st Street NE
- 1st Street NE from Constitution Avenue to Independence Avenue SE
- 3rd Street NW from Constitution Avenue to Independence Avenue NW
- 4th Street NW from Constitution Avenue to Independence Avenue NW
- 7th Street NW from Constitution Avenue to Independence Avenue NW
The following streets will be closed from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm.
- F Street NW from 7th West to 12th Street and South to Constitution Ave NW
The following streets will be closed from 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm.
- Constitution Ave NW from 3rd Street to 9th Street NW
- Constitution Ave from 3rd Street to 1st Street NE
- 3rd Street NW from C Street to Constitution Avenue NW
- 6th street NW from Pennsylvania Avenue to Constitution Avenue NW
- 6th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW, no traffic east on Pennsylvania Avenue
- 7th Street NW from Pennsylvania Avenue to Constitution Avenue NW
Motorists traveling in the area of this event 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 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.