Tuesday, January 14, 2020

On Monday, January 20, 2020, the Martin Luther King Jr. Peace Walk and Parade will take place in the District of Columbia. In conjunction with this event, there will be several street closures that motorists should take into consideration:

 

No Parking Locations

 

The following streets will be posted as Emergency No Parking for the event from 7:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.:

 

  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue, SE from Good Hope Road to Malcolm X Avenue, SE

 

Street Closures

 

The following streets will be closed to vehicular traffic from approximately 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.:

 

  • Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue from Good Hope Road to Malcolm X Avenue, SE
  • U Street from 13th Street to Shannon Place, SE
  • V Street from 13th Street to Shannon Place, SE
  • W Street from 13th Street to Shannon Place, SE
  • Pleasant Street from 13th Street to MLK Avenue, SE
  • Maple View Place from Mt. View Place to MLK Avenue, SE
  • Morris Road from Mt. View Place to MLK Avenue, SE
  • Talbert Street from Mt. View Place to Shannon Place, SE
  • Howard Road from Sayles Place to MLK Avenue, SE
  • Stanton Road from Wade Road to Suitland Parkway, SE

 

 

All street closures and listed times are subject to change based upon prevailing or unexpected conditions.

 

The public should expect parking restrictions along the street and should be guided by the posted emergency no parking signage. All vehicles that are parked in violation of the emergency no parking signs will be ticketed and towed.

 

Motorists could encounter possible delays if operating in the vicinity of this event and may wish to consider alternative routes. The Metropolitan Police Department and the D.C. Department of Transportation also wishes to remind motorists in the vicinity of this event to proceed with caution as increased pedestrian traffic can be anticipated.