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Street closures for AIDS Walk, Marine Corps Marathon, and Howard University Homecoming Parade

10:30 AM, Oct 24, 2013   |    comments
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WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- D.C. authorities have released a list of street closures for some events this weekend. On Saturday, the 2013 AIDS Walk and the Howard University Homecoming Parade will take place in the District. The Marine Corps Marathon happens on Sunday.

FOR THE AIDS WALK:

The staging area will be on Pennsylvania Avenue, NW from 13th Street to 14th Street, NW. The following streets will be closed from 7:00 p.m. on Friday until 2:00 p.m. on Saturday:

• 14th Street, NW and Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
• 13th Street, NW and Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
• 13-1/2th Street, NW and Pennsylvania Ave, NW

Race Route
The race start time will be from 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at which time the roadways mentioned below will be closed to traffic:

• Route will begin and end at 12th Street, NW and Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
• East on Pennsylvania Avenue, NW towards 3rd Street, NW
• South on 3rd Street, NW to D Street, SW
• West on D Street, SW to 4th Street, SW
• North on 4th Street, SW to Independence Avenue, SW
• West on Independence Avenue, SW to 7th Street, SW (turn around)
• East on Independence Avenue, SW to 3rd Street, SW
• North on 3rd Street, SW to Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
• West on Pennsylvania Avenue, NW to the finish line

For more information go to: http://www.aidswalkwashington.org

FOR THE HOWARD UNIVERSITY HOMECOMING PARADE:

The staging area time will be at 7:00 am in front of the Johnson Administration Building (2400 6th Street, NW) on the Howard University campus.

Parade Route
The parade start time will be at 10:00 am until approximately 12:30 pm at which time the roadways mentioned below will re-open to traffic:

• North on 6th Street, NW to Fairmont Street, NW
• West on Fairmont Street, NW to Georgia Avenue, NW
• South on Georgia Avenue, NW to Florida Avenue, NW
• Southeast on Florida Avenue, NW to 5th Street, NW
• North on 5th Street, NW to T Street, NW
• East on T Street, NW to Anna Cooper Circle, NW
• Southeast around the circle to 3rd Street, NW
• North on 3rd Street, NW to Elm Street, NW
• East on Elm Street, NW to 2nd Street, NW
• North on 2nd Street, NW to Bryant Street, NW
• West on Bryant Street, NW to 4th Street, NW
• North on 4th Street, NW to the Valley (between College Street, NW and Howard Place, NW where parade will disband)

FOR THE MARINE CORPS MARATHON:

This event is scheduled for Sunday, October 27, 2013. The race begins at 8:00 am in Arlington, Virginia, and then crosses the Potomac River into the District of Columbia. The following streets along the race route will be closed beginning at 6:50 am and are expected to reopen by 1:30 pm:

• Francis Scott Key Bridge
• Canal Road, NW - from M Street, NW to Reservoir Road, NW
• Reservoir Road, NW -from MacArthur Boulevard, NW to Canal Road, NW
• MacArthur Boulevard, NW -from Foxhall Road, NW to Reservoir Road, NW
• Foxhall Road, NW - from Canal Road, NW to MacArthur Boulevard, NW
• M Street, NW - from Canal Road, NW to Wisconsin Avenue, NW
• Wisconsin Avenue, NW - from M Street, NW to K Street, NW
• K Street, NW - from Wisconsin Avenue, NW to Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway
• Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway, NW - from K Street, NW to Independence Avenue, SW
• Memorial Bridge
• West Potomac Park
• East Potomac Park (access to Golf Course and Tennis Courts available)
• Maine Avenue, SW - from East Basin Drive, SW to Independence Avenue, SW
• Independence Avenue, SW - from Maine Avenue, SW to Ohio Drive, SW
• Ohio Drive, SW -between independence Avenue, SW and Lincoln Circle, SW
• Lincoln Circle, SW - from Ohio Drive, SW to Henry Bacon Drive, NW
• 23rd Street, NW -from Lincoln Circle, NW to Constitution Avenue, NW
• Constitution Avenue, NW - from Bacon Drive, NW to 15th Street, NW
• 15th Street - from Constitution Avenue, NW to Independence Avenue, SW
• 17th Street - from Constitution Avenue, NW to Independence Avenue, SW
• Madison Drive, NW - from 15th Street, NW to 3rd Street, NW 3rd Street, NW - from Pennsylvania Avenue, NW to Independence, SW
• Pennsylvania Avenue, NW - from 3rd Street, NW to East Capitol Circle, NW
• 1st Street - Pennsylvania Avenue, NW to Maryland Avenue, SW
• Maryland Avenue, SW - from South Capitol Circle, SW to 3rd Street, SW
• Jefferson Drive, SW - from 3rd Street, SW to 15th Street, SW
• 14th Street, SW - from Jefferson Drive, SW to Northbound HOV lanes
• HOV lanes - from 14th Street, SW to HOV ramp at South Eads Street, NW

**Westbound M Street will remain open up to Wisconsin Ave NW. Motorists will be forced to turn north on Wisconsin Avenue NW from M Street NW or east from Wisconsin Avenue NW to M Street NW. Westbound M Street NW will remain open unless otherwise determined. A course map as well as additional information regarding street closures in Arlington County is posted at www.marinemarathon.com.

Police will reopen the roadways as soon as possible, as long as it does not interfere with the race. Metrorail will begin service at 5:00 a.m. on Sunday. Race participants and spectators are encouraged to use public transportation.

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