Road closures for Saturday’s March on Washington

A slew of road closures and parking restrictions are in effect in D.C. on Saturday for the 58th anniversary of the March on Washington.

D.C. police released the traffic advisory on Thursday, although officials said all street closures and listed times are subject to change.

The following streets are posted asEmergency No Parking” on Saturday, from approximately 4 a.m. to 11:59 p.m.: 

  • 3rd Street from Independence Avenue SW to C Street NW
  • 4th Street from Independence Avenue SW to Pennsylvania Avenue NW
  • 7th Street from Independence Avenue SW to Constitution Avenue NW
  • 13th Street from Pennsylvania Avenue NW to F Street, NW
  • E Street from 12th Street, NW to 15th Street NW
  • 14th Street from F Street NW to Independence Avenue SW
  • 15th Street from K Street NW to Constitution Avenue SW
  • 15th Street from K Street to I Street NW (west side of McPherson Square)
  • Pennsylvania Avenue from 15th Street NW to 12th Street NW
  • Vermont Avenue from I Street NW to H Street NW
  • 16th Street from K Street NW to H Street NW
  • Connecticut Avenue from I Street NW to H Street NW
  • 17th Street from K Street to I Street NW (east side of Farragut Square)
  • I Street from 17th Street NW to 15th Street, NW
  • H Street from 17th Street NW to 15th Street NW
  • Constitution Avenue from 18th Street to Pennsylvania Avenue NW
  • Jefferson Drive SW from 3rd Street to 14th Street SW
  • Madison Drive SW from 3rd Street to 14th Street SW


The following streets are closed from 6 a.m. until 4 p.m.:

  • 14th Street from Constitution Avenue to Independence Avenue SW
  • 7th Street from Constitution Avenue to Independence Avenue SW
  • Jefferson Drive, SW from 3rd Street to 15th Street SW
  • Madison Drive, SW from 3rd Street to 15th Street SW
  • 12th Street Tunnel

While D.C. police said there is the potential for intermittent street closures in the downtown area, it does not anticipate that.

Across the nation, rallies will be held calling for the expansion and protection of voting rights. Marches also will be held in Atlanta, Miami, Houston and Phoenix.

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Anna Gawel

Anna Gawel joined WTOP in 2020 and works in both the radio and digital departments. Anna Gawel has spent much of her career as the managing editor of The Washington Diplomat, which has been the flagship publication of D.C.’s diplomatic community for over 25 years.

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