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March For Our Lives: Road closures and parking changes

Students rally in front of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, March 14, 2018. Students walked out of school to protest gun violence in the biggest demonstration yet of the student activism that has emerged in response to last month's massacre of 17 people at Florida's Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

WASHINGTON — Most of the streets that were closed for Saturday’s March for Our Lives have reopened as of 5:46 p.m.

D.C. Police have reopened parts of Constitution, Independence and Pennsylvania Avenues, along with the numbered streets in between. Though there are some closures still in effect.

Some parking restrictions might be in effect as well.

Parking restrictions began at 7 p.m. on March 22, near the crossover between Pennsylvania Avenue N.W. and Constitution Ave. N.W., adjacent to the National Mall and the Capitol Reflecting Pool.

The list below shows the street closures and parking restrictions through the weekend, according to the Metropolitan Police Department.

7 p.m. Thursday, March 22 – 10 p.m. Sunday, March 25:

  • 300 block of Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.

This area will have Emergency No Parking for the duration of the closure.

7 p.m. Friday, March 23 – 10 p.m. Sunday, March 25:

  • Constitution Avenue from 3rd Street, N.W. to the East Crossover with Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
  • Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. from 3rd Street, N.W. to 4th Street, N.W.

These areas will have Emergency No Parking for the duration of the closure.

3 a.m. Saturday, March 24 until approximately 6 p.m. Saturday, March 24:

  • Louisiana Avenue, N.W., from 1st Street, N.W., to Constitution Avenue, N.W.
  • Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., from 4th Street, N.W. to 14th Street, N.W.
  • Constitution Avenue, N.W., from 1st Street, N.W. to 12th Street, N.W.
  • Madison Drive, N.W. from 3rd to 14th Street, N.W.
  • Jefferson Drive, S.W. from 3rd to 15th Street, N.W.
  • 3rd Street, from D Street, N.W. to Independence Avenue, S.W. (This closure may be made upon overall public safety and traffic safety considerations.)
  • 4th Street from Independence Avenue, S.W. to Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
  • 4th Street from E Street, N.W. to D Street, N.W.
  • 5th Street from E Street, N.W. to D Street, N.W.
  • 6th Street from Constitution Avenue, N.W. to E Street, N.W.
  • 7th Street from Independence Avenue, S.W. to E Street, N.W.
  • 8th Street from E Street, N.W. to D Street, N.W.
  • 9th Street from E Street, N.W. to Constitution Avenue, N.W.
  • 10th Street from E Street, N.W. to Constitution Avenue, N.W.
  • 11th Street from E Street, N.W. to Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
  • 12th Street from E Street, N.W. to Constitution Avenue, N.W. (Access to the Trump Hotel will be permitted from the 12th Street side based upon public safety considerations.)
  • 12th Street Expressway/Tunnel from the I-395/I-695 S.E./S.W. Freeway
  • 13th Street from E Street, N.W. to Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
  • 13th ½ Street from D Street, N.W. to Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. (Access to the Ronald Reagan Building will be permitted from the 14th Street side based upon public safety considerations.)
  • C Street, N.W. from 3rd Street to 6th Street, N.W.
  • D Street, N.W. from 3rd Street to Indiana Ave, N.W.
  • D Street, N.W. from 6th Street to 9th Street, N.W.
  • L’Enfant Plaza, S.W. will only be allowed to Exit to D Street, S.W. from the Plaza Area

WTOP’s Patrick Roth contributed to this report.


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