Street Closures around Capitol for State of the Union

A diagram of road closures around the Capitol on Tuesday night. (Courtesy U.S. Capitol Police)

WASHINGTON – U.S. Capitol Police will close several streets circling the Capitol this evening for the State of Union address. Street closures will not begin until after this evening’s rush hour at 7 p.m. and will run until the conclusion of the event.

To the south, Independence Avenue and C Street SE and SW will be closed between 2nd Street SE and Washington Ave SW.

To the north, Constitution Avenue will be closed between 2nd Street NE and Louisiana Ave NW.

On the east side, closures begin at 2nd Street SE. And on the west side, closures begin at 3rd street SW. Massachusetts Avenue remains open.

Embedded is a press release with a list of road closures and map:

State of the Union Road Closures by

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