DC street closures for Stanley Cup Final

Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin, of Russia, celebrates his goal with teammates at the bench during the second period in Game 2 of the team's NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals against the Vegas Golden Knights on Wednesday, May 30, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)(AP/John Locher)
WASHINGTON — Streets in downtown D.C. will see a slew of closures to help manage the 2018 Stanley Cup Final, D.C. police say.

There will no vehicular traffic starting at 11 p.m. on May 29 to 3 p.m. on June 11 in the following areas:

  • F Street NW from 5th Street to 7th Street NW
  • Sixth Street NW from E Street to H Street NW
  • G Street NW between 5th Street and 6th Street

Limited traffic will be accessible only to local residents and monthly parking pass holders in the following area:

  • Sixth Street NW from E Street to H Street NW

Police say all street closures and listed times are subject to change based upon prevailing or unexpected conditions.

All vehicles that are parked in the area and in violation of emergency no parking signs will be ticketed and towed, police warn. Motorists in the area may also encounter possible delays and increased pedestrian traffic in the area.

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser’s office also announced street closures for home games.

The following streets will be closed for all future Stanley Cup final home games:

  • G Street from 7th Street – 9th Street, NW (noon – midnight)
  • 8th Street from G Street to H Street, NW (noon – midnight)
  • F Street from 7th Street – 9th Street, NW (3:30 p.m. – midnight)
  • 8th Street from E Street to F Street, NW (3:30 p.m. – midnight)
  • 7th Street from E Street to H Street, NW (3:30 p.m. – midnight)

For all subsequent home games, the above street closures will be in effect from 3:30 p.m. until midnight, according to Bowser’s office.

The mayor’s office also announced parking restrictions for home games.

From 6:00 a.m. until midnight:

  • No parking on G Street, NW between 7th Street and 9th Street
  • No parking on F Street, NW between 7th Street and 9th Street

From 4:00 p.m. until four hours after the game ends:

  • No parking will be allowed within the following perimeter: Pennsylvania Avenue to the south, I Street, NW to the north, 3rd Street to the east, and 9th Street to the west

WTOP’s Will Vitka contributed to this report.

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