From 6 a.m. to about 4 p.m., the National Park Service will close 17th Street between Constitution Avenue Northwest and Independence Avenue Southwest.
Advocacy groups have raised concerns about new protest fees being used to recover the costs of demonstrations on the National Mall, but the National Park Service says the idea is only in the earliest stages of being considered.
The fees would cover such things as trash pickup, barricades, event management and repairing turf damage. It’s among changes being considered to better balance free speech while ensuring that “iconic viewsheds are left unobstructed,” said a park service official.
The National Park Service said in a news release over the weekend that personnel from agencies in Tennessee, North Carolina and Virginia are aiding in the search for 53-year-old Mitzie Sue “Susan” Clements.
This weekend’s preparation work is ahead of complete changes to the traffic patterns around the bridge, set to begin next month and run through the project’s completion in 2021.
A complete rebuild of much of the George Washington Parkway, including an overhaul of the interchange with Virginia Route 123, is expected in coming years.
Work that would temporarily shut down the Arlington Memorial Bridge this weekend has been pushed back again, this time due to high water on the Potomac.
According to the report, The Wolf Trap Foundation, which was established about 50 years ago, still receives federal dollars, though it now seems to generate enough money to support itself.
The National Park Service is considering making changes that could affect future speeches, as well as special events on the grounds of the nation’s monuments and parks.
The National Park Service is warning D.C.-area drivers of work on the George Washington Parkway that will reduce lanes and probably spark delays starting Monday.
Despite the decision by organizer Jason Kessler to withdraw his request for a court order allowing him to stage a rally in Charlottesville, opponents expect the city to be full of white nationalists on Aug. 11 and Aug. 12.
A new agreement between the National Park Service and Montgomery County, Maryland, aims to allow Glen Echo Park to flourish as a cultural arts center. See photos.
The National Park Service has recently committed around $2 million to preserve over 200 acres (81 hectares) of Virginia battlefields threatened by development.
Maine’s independent U.S. senator is joining with a group of colleagues to push for legislation that promises to address a maintenance backlog within the National Park Service.
A long-running closure of Beach Drive through Rock Creek Park is set to end next week as the construction zone shifts north toward the Maryland state line.
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