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Road Closures Planned in Downtown DC for Women's March

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    Expect Road Closures During March for Life, Women's March

    News4's Adam Tuss takes a look at road closures during the March for Life on Friday and the Women's March on Saturday.

    (Published Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019)

    Political demonstrations will bring scores of activists to D.C. on Friday and Saturday, and drivers should expect street closures.

    The March for Life and Indigenous People's March happened Friday, and the Women's March and March for All Women are Saturday.

    Wet weather, especially on Saturday, could shrink the crowd sizes. 

    D.C. police are warning drivers to expect road closures and parking restrictions. Vehicles that break the rules can be ticketed or towed. All street closures and listed times are subject to change, police said.

    Here's what planned on Saturday, during the Women's March:

    The following streets will be posted as Emergency No Parking from 5 a.m. to 6 p.m:
    E Street NW, from 14th Street, NW to 11th Street, NW (both sides)
    Pennsylvania Avenue, NW from 15th Street, NW to 9th Street, NW (both sides)
    13th Street, NW from F Street, NW to Pennsylvania Avenue, NW (both sides)
    11th Street, NW from Pennsylvania Avenue, NW to E Street, NW (both sides)
    10th Street, NW from Pennsylvania Avenue, NW to Constitution Avenue, NW

    The following streets will be closed from 6:30 a.m. to approximately 4 p.m:
    E Street, NW, from 14th Street, NW to 12th Street, NW
    13th Street, NW from Pennsylvania Avenue to F Street, NW
    Pennsylvania Avenue, NW from 14th Street, NW to 15th Street, NW
    Pennsylvania Avenue, NW from 12th Street, NW to 14th Street, NW

    The following streets will be closed from approximately 10 a.m. to approximately 3 p.m:
    Pennsylvania Avenue, NW from 12th Street, NW to 9th Street, NW
    11th Street, NW from Pennsylvania Avenue, NW to F Street, NW
    E Street, NW from 9th Street, NW to 14th Street, NW
    12th Street, NW from Constitution Avenue, NW to F Street, NW (only local traffic to Trump Hotel permitted from Constitution Avenue, NW)

    Here's what police planned on Friday, during the March for Life:

    The following streets will be posted as Emergency No Parking from 6 a.m. to 7: p.m:
    600 block of F Street, NW
    6th Street, NW from E Street, NW to G Street, NW
    3rd Street from Independence Avenue, SW to Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
    4th Street from Independence Avenue, SW to Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
    Constitution Avenue, NW from Pennsylvania Avenue to 14th Street, NW
    7th Street from F Street, NW to Jefferson Drive, SW

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    The following streets will be closed for an event at the Capitol One Arena from 6 a.m. to approximately noon:
    F Street, NW from 6th Street, NW to 7th Street, NW

    The following streets will be closed from 10 a.m. to approximately noon:
    7th Street from F Street to Jefferson Drive, SW

    The following streets will be closed from 10 a.m. to approximately 3 p.m:
    Constitution Avenue from 14th Street, NW to Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
    4th Street from Independence Avenue, SW to Pennsylvania Avenue, NW

    The following streets will be closed from 12 p.m. to approximately 3 p.m:
    3rd Street from Independence Avenue, SW to Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
    Constitution Avenue, NW from 3rd Street, NW to 2nd Street, NE

    The Indigenous People's March was scheduled for Friday, with a gathering and prayer starting at 8 a.m. at the U.S. Department of the Interior Museum, at 1849 C St. NW. A march is scheduled for 9 a.m., followed by a rally from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Lincoln Memorial.

    As of Thursday afternoon, police had not released information on any road closures related to the Indigenous People's March or March for All Women. 

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