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Drivers May Hit Delays From Road Closures for State of the Union

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    Drivers May Hit Delays From Road Closures for State of the Union
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    President Donald Trump is set to deliver his State of the Union address at 9 p.m. Tuesday, and that means road closures and restrictions around the U.S. Capitol.

    U.S. Capitol Police shared the following changes:

    Beginning at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, the following areas will be restricted to those with event credentials and authorized pedestrians only:

    • First Street between Constitution Avenue NW and Independence Avenue SW
    • Independence Avenue between Washington Avenue SW and Second Street SE
    • First Street between Independence Avenue SE and Constitution Avenue NE
    • Constitution Avenue between Second Street NE and Louisiana Avenue NW

    These streets will close beginning at 7 p.m. Tuesday:

    • Pennsylvania Avenue NW from Third Street NW to First Street NW
    • Constitution Avenue NW from Louisiana Avenue NW to Second Street NE
    • First Street NW from Louisiana Avenue NW to Washington Avenue SW
    • New Jersey Avenue NW from Louisiana Avenue NW to Constitution Avenue NW
    • D Street NE from Second Street NE to Louisiana Avenue NE
    • Delaware Avenue NE from Columbus Circle NE to Constitution Avenue NE
    • First Street NE from Columbus Circle NE to C Street SW
    • C Street NE from Second Street NE to Delaware Avenue NE
    • Maryland Avenue NE from Constitution Avenue NE to First Street NE
    • Second Street NE from Constitution Avenue NE to East Capitol Street NE
    • East Capitol Street from Second Street NE to First Street NE
    • Independence Avenue from Second Street SE to Washington Avenue SW
    • C Street SW from Washington Avenue SW to First Street SE
    • Delaware Avenue SW from Washington Avenue SW to C Street SW
    • South Capitol Street from D Street SE to Independence Avenue SE
    • New Jersey Avenue SE from D Street SE to Independence Avenue SE
    • Maryland Avenue SW from Third Street SW to First Street SW

    The above road closures will be in place for President Trump's 2019 State of the Union address.
    Photo credit: Architect of the Capitol

    All street closures and listed times are subject to change. No vehicles other than those displaying a current congressional parking sticker and carrying an occupant with a valid congressional ID will be allowed on Capitol grounds after 7 p.m.

    The Capitol Visitor Center was set to close to the public at noon Tuesday and will reopen at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday for tours.

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