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Memorial Day Weekend Road Closures, Day-by-Day

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    Rolling Thunder Rides Into DC One Last Time

    After three decades of commemorating veterans with a long ride into Washington, D.C., Rolling Thunder organizers say this is the last year. News4's Chris Gordon reports. (Published Friday, May 24, 2019)

    Memorial Day weekend brings the last Rolling Thunder ride, two parades and many more events to the District.

    Many motorcyclists will be on the D.C. roads this weekend, so pay extra attention when turning or changing lanes.

    It's not only drivers who could face transportation headaches: Metro's summer shutdown of six Northern Virginia stations began Saturday.

    Here are the road closures and parking restrictions you need to know about, according to the D.C. Police.

    Sunday

    The Rolling Thunder ride begins at noon. Several street closures are planned, but also expect unplanned closures around the National Mall and Arlington National Cemetery.

    In addition to preparing for street closures, watch out for restricted parking signs.

    Here's what D.C. police say to watch out for on Sunday, May 26, from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

    • Constitution Avenue, NW from 23rd Street, NW to 3rd Street, NW
    • Independence Avenue, SW from 3rd Street, SW to 23rd Street, SW
    • 23rd Street, NW from Constitution Avenue, NW to Memorial Bridge
    • 3rd Street from Constitution Avenue, NW to Independence Avenue, SW
    • 4th Street from Constitution Avenue, NW to Independence Avenue, SW
    • 7th Street from Pennsylvania Avenue, NW to Independence Avenue, SW
    • 9th Street from Pennsylvania Avenue, NW to Constitution Avenue, NW
    • The 9th Street Tunnel
    • 12th Street from Pennsylvania Avenue, NW to Constitution Avenue, NW
    • 12th Street Tunnel
    • 14th Street from Pennsylvania Avenue, NW to Independence Avenue, SW
    • 14th Street Bridge (north on 14th Street/lanes to eastbound 395/695 will remain open)
    • 15th Street from Pennsylvania Avenue, NW to Independence Avenue, SW
    • 17th Street from New York Avenue, NW to Independence Avenue, SW
    • 18th Street from E Street, NW to Constitution Avenue, NW
    • 19th Street from E Street, NW to Constitution Avenue, NW
    • 20th Street from E Street, NW to Constitution Avenue, NW
    • 21st Street from E Street, NW to Constitution Avenue, NW
    • 23rd Street from E Street, NW to Constitution Avenue, NW
    Parking is prohibited on these streets on Sunday, May 26, 2019, approximately from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm:
    • Constitution Avenue, NW from 23rd Street, NW to 3rd Street, NW
    • 23rd Street, NW from Constitution Avenue, NW to Memorial Bridge
    • 3rd Street, NW from Constitution Avenue, NW to Independence Avenue SW
    • Independence Avenue, SW from 3rd Street, SW to 23rd Street, SW

    Monday

    The National Memorial Day Parade goes on Monday.

     

    • The following street are set to close from about noon to 5 p.m.
    • 14th Street between North Pennsylvania Avenue, NW to Independence Avenue, SW
    • Inbound I-395 (14th Street Bridge). All traffic will be sent eastbound on I-395 SW Freeway
    • 17th Street between New York Avenue, NW and Independence Avenue, SW
    • 19th Street between E Street, NW and Constitution Avenue, NW
    • Virginia Avenue, NW between 24th Street, NW and Constitution Avenue, NW

     

    Be aware of emergency no parking zones from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in these areas:

     

    • 7th Street between Independence Avenue, SW and Constitution Avenue, NW
    • Constitution Avenue, NW from 6th Street to 14th Street, NW
    • Constitution Avenue, NW between 14h Street, NW and 23rd Street, NW
    • 9th Street between Pennsylvania Avenue, NW and Constitution Avenue, NW
    • 10th Street between Pennsylvania Avenue, NW and Constitution Avenue, NW
    • 12th Street between Pennsylvania Avenue, NW and Independence Avenue, SW
    • SE/SW Freeway-Access to 12th Street Tunnel from I-395 ramp

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