WASHINGTON – Sunday’s Marine Corps Marathon is this weekend’s big event, and it will affect travel around Arlington and the District, including northbound closure of the George Washington Parkway.
Single tracking continues on all but one Metro line, and construction delays are expected on the Capital Beltway near Telegraph Road.
Marine Corps Marathon
The Marine Corps Marathon is scheduled for Sunday, with road closures beginning at 4 a.m. Tens of thousands of runners are expected to run in Sunday’s event, and many streets will be closed near the Pentagon, Arlington, Rosslyn, and through the District.
Metro will open at 5 a.m. on Sunday to accommodate participants.
8:17 a.m. – 12:52 p.m. Maryland Ave SW from S Capitol Circle to 3rd Street
AIDS Walk On Saturday, the AIDS Walk will take place originating and ending at Freedom Plaza between 8 a.m. and 11 a.m.
Expect closures on Pennsylvania Avenue between 3rd and 13th streets NW and closures on Constitution at 3rd Street NW. Pennsylvania Avenue between 13th and 14th NW will be closed from 2 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Metro construction update
This weekend’s Metro construction efforts affect the Red, Orange, Blue, and Green lines. All work begins at 10 p.m. Friday and continues through system closing Sunday, except work on the Blue line taking place Saturday only.
The ramps from both directions of U.S. Route 1 to the Inner Loop LOCAL lanes will be closed. Drivers will be directed to the THRU lanes.
The Inner Loop LOCAL lanes will be narrowed to one lane between U.S. Route 1 and Telegraph Road.
The Inner Loop exit ramp to Telegraph Road and Eisenhower Avenue will be closed. Motorists should use the Eisenhower Connector exit.
Overnight road work continues on both loops of the Capital Beltway between Interstate 66 and Georgetown Pike. Expect a minimum of two lanes getting by between 9:30 p.m. and 9 a.m. on Friday and Saturday nights.
After midnight, temporary total closures are possible for up to 30 minutes at a time. All lanes should reopen by 8 a.m.
Funeral for Prince George’s police officer
While no road closures have been scheduled, drivers in the Clinton and Temple Hills areas of Maryland and Bladensburg Road in D.C. should take into account that funeral arrangements, including the viewing, service, burial and repast, are scheduled for Saturday. For more details, visit the Prince George’s County police blog.