WASHINGTON — Motorists should expect large numbers of motorcyclists out on the roads in Northern Virginia and throughout the entire Washington Metropolitan area over the Memorial Day weekend.
Rolling Thunder riders will start gathering on Sunday at the Pentagon at 7a.m. so some road closures will be in effect as early as 5 a.m. Riders will leave the Pentagon crossing the Memorial Bridge which will be closed to traffic and ride into Washington at noon.
5:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Arlington National Cemetery will only be accessible from southbound George Washington Memorial Parkway or northbound Route 110.
Expect delays on I-95 and I-66
Beginning at 8 a.m., thousands of motorcyclists will travel I-95 and I-66 to the Pentagon as part of the annual Rolling Thunder motorcycle ride. State and local police will escort the riders, according Virginia Department of Transportation.
About 2,000 motorcycles will enter the northbound I-95 HOV lanes just north of Dale City in Prince William County, and another 2,000 will enter I-66 from Manassas and head east to the Pentagon. Overhead message signs will alert motorists to expect delays from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.