Friday, June 18, 2010

Weekend Road Closures June 19th and 20th

There will be road closures in the downtown area during the weekend of June 19th and 20th to accommodate the Washington DC Triathlon.

The following closures and times will be implemented:

Saturday June 19, 2010

• West Potomac Park will close on Saturday 6/19/20 from 11:00 am – 4:00 pm for the swim practice. Tourmobile will have access during this closure

Sunday June 20, 2010

• 3:30 am – 4:00 pm West Potomac Park will be closed. Tourmobile will be given access as soon as the road is cleared even if it is closed to other traffic

• 5:00 am – 11:00 am the following closures will take place:

• Independence Avenue from 14th Street to 23rd Street

• Constitution Avenue from Pennsylvania Avenue to 23rd Street

• Rock Creek Parkway from Calvert Street to Ohio Drive

• Parkway Drive

• Daniel French Drive

• Henry Bacon Drive

• 23rd Street, 17th Street, 15th Street, between Independence Avenue and Constitution Avenue

• Memorial Bridge

• Raoul Wallenberg Place

• Maine Avenue from East Basin Drive to Independence Avenue

• Pedestrian access to Memorial Bridge will be closed from 5:00 am until 8:00am

United States Park Police Officers will be in the area to assist motorists and pedestrians. These closures will significantly limit vehicle traffic and parking. We advise visitors to use public transportation.