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Roads to close for State of the Union address

WASHINGTON – Roads will be closed for the State of the Union address Tuesday night.

Restrictions around Capitol Square start at 6 p.m., according to the U.S. Capitol Police.

Roads around the Capitol shut down at 7 p.m.

Here are the roads U.S. Capitol Police say will be affected.

North Side of Capitol Square

  • D Street NE between 2nd Street NE and Louisiana Avenue, NW
  • C Street NE between 2nd Street NE and Louisiana Avenue, NW
  • Constitution Avenue between 2nd Street NE and Louisiana Avenue NW
  • Delaware Avenue between Columbus Circle and Constitution Avenue NE
  • New Jersey Avenue NE between Louisiana Avenue and D Street NE
  • Pennsylvania Avenue between 1st Street and 3rd Street NW
  • East Capitol Street between 2nd Street and 1st Street NE/SE
  • 1st Street between Columbus Circle NE and C Street SE
  • 1st Street between Louisiana Avenue NW and Washington Avenue SW

South Side of Capitol Square

  • Maryland Avenue SW between 1st Street and 3rd Street, SW
  • Independence Avenue between 2nd Street SE and Washington Avenue SW
  • C Street between 1st Street SE and Washington Avenue SW
  • Delaware Avenue between Washington Avenue SW and C Street SW
  • New Jersey Avenue between Independence Avenue and D Street SE
  • South Capitol Street between Independence Avenue and D Street SE/SW

All road closures and restrictions will stay in effect until after President Barack Obama finishes his 9 p.m. address.

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WTOP’s Adam Tuss contributed to this report. Follow Adam and WTOP on Twitter.

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