March For Our Lives: Street closures, parking restrictions for massive protest announced

- Half a million people are expected to flock to Washington during the March For Our Lives on Saturday.

March For Our Lives Guide: Everything you need to know about the rally in DC

As the District prepares for the massive rally, officials have announced the following street closures and parking restrictions as a safety precaution.
 
Beginning at 7 p.m. on Thursday until 10 p.m. on Sunday, the following will be closed to traffic and parking will be prohibited:

  • 300 block of Pennsylvania Avenue, NW

Beginning at 7 p.m. on Friday until 10 p.m. on Sunday, the following will be closed to traffic and parking will be prohibited:

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

 Beginning at 3 a.m. on Saturday and until 6 p.m. on Saturday, the following will be closed to traffic:

  • Louisiana Avenue, NW, from 1st Street, NW, to Constitution Avenue, NW
  • First Street from Maryland Avenue, SW to Constitution Avenue, NW - To Include Grant and Peace Circles
  • Maryland Avenue from Independence Avenue to First Street, SW
  • Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, from 1st Street, NW to 14th Street, NW
  • Constitution Avenue, NW, from 1st Street, NW to 12th Street, NW
  • Madison Drive, NW from 3rd to 14th Street, NW
  • Jefferson Drive, SW from 3rd to 15th Street, NW
  • 4th Street from Independence Avenue, SW to Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
  • 4th Street from E Street, NW to D Street, NW
  • 5th Street from E Street, NW to D Street, NW
  • 6th Street from Constitution Avenue, NW to E Street, NW
  • 7th Street from Independence Avenue, SW to E Street, NW
  • 8th Street from E Street, NW to D Street, NW
  • 9th Street from E Street, NW to Constitution Avenue, NW
  • 10th Street from E Street, NW to Constitution Avenue, NW
  • 11th Street from E Street, NW to Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
  • 12th Street from E Street, NW to Constitution Avenue, NW
  • 13th Street from E Street, NW to Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
  • 13th ½ Street from D Street, NW to Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
  • C Street, NW from 3rd Street to 6th Street, NW
  • D Street, NW from 3rd Street to Indiana Ave, NW
  • D Street, NW from 6th Street to 9th Street, NW
  • L’Enfant Plaza, SW will only be allowed to Exit to D Street, SW from the Plaza Area
  • Officials say closures on 3rd Street, from D Street, NW to Independence Avenue, SW are to be determined
  • During this time, access to the Ronald Regan Building will only be permitted from the 14th Street side
  • During this time, access to the Trump Hotel will only be permitted from the 12th Street side

Beginning at 3 a.m. on Saturday and until 6 p.m. on Saturday, traffic will be allowed to travel eastbound and westbound, but will not be able to travel Northbound from the following streets:

  • C Street, SW from 3rd to 6th Street, SW
  • D Street, SW from 3rd to 6th Street, SW
  • School Street, SW from 4th to 6th Street, SW
  • Maryland Avenue, SW from 3rd Street, SW to 7th Street, SW

Beginning at 3 a.m. on Saturday and until 6 p.m. on Saturday, traffic will not be allowed to travel northbound on the following streets and parking will also be prohibited:

  • 3rd Street, SW from E Street, SW to Independence Ave, SW
  • 4th Street, SW from E Street, SW to Independence Ave, SW
  • 6th Street SW from E Street, SW to Independence Ave, SW
  • 7th Street, SW from D Street, SW to Independence Ave, SW
  • 8th Street, SW from C Street, SW to Independence Ave, SW
  • 9th Street, SW from C Street, SW to Independence Ave, SW
  • 12th Street, SW from C Street, SW to Independence Ave, SW

Officials said Independence Avenue from 3rd to 14th Street, SW will be open in both directions, but could be closed to traffic should a public safety concern arise.

  • The 12th Street Tunnel from I-395 Eastbound will be open. All traffic must travel Westbound on Constitution Avenue, NW. The tunnel MAY be closed based upon public safety concerns.
  • The 9th Street Tunnel will be closed for the duration of the event.
  • The 3rd Street Tunnel from I-395 will be open in both directions of travel.

During the event, the following additional traffic closures parking restrictions could be possible:

  • 1st Street, NW to 18th Street, NW
  • E Street, NW to E Street, SW

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