WASHINGTON – Police are alerting drivers to expect road closures downtown for the Emancipation Day parade, festival and fireworks display Wednesday.
The closures will start at Freedom Plaza at E and 14th streets and run down Pennsylvania Avenue and surrounding streets from Federal Triangle toward the National Gallery of Art from roughly 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Constitution Avenue will see closures for parade staging in front of the National Archives from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
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The area around Freedom Plaza will be closed the entire day — from the early morning hours until just before midnight — for the Emancipation Day festival and fireworks.
Finally, 12th Street will be closed between E Street and Constitution Avenue from from 8:30 to 9:45 p.m. for the fireworks show.
Here are the closures in detail, from the D.C. police: