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Today: Road Closures, Vehicle Restricted Areas for Inauguration

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Vehicle Access and Parking Restrictions in DC for the Inauguration on January 20. (Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Secret Service)

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the Secret Service have institute the following vehicle access and parking restrictions for today’s Inauguration activities. You can download the full list (PDF) or the map above (PDF)

Entry points on the U.S. Mall for today’s ceremonies are Constitution Avenue NW at 7th Street NW, 9th Street NW and 12th Street NW; and Independence Avenue SW at 7th Street SW and 12th Street SW.

Local Restrictions: Washington Convention Center

There will be two official Inaugural balls hosted at the Washington Convention Center. Emergency No Parking zones and road closures will be in effect near this site. The following vehicular road closure goes into effect on Sunday, January 20 at 1 p.m for this inauguration event:

  • L Street NW between 7th Street NW and 9th Street NW
  • The following vehicular road closures go into effect on Sunday, January 20 at 6 p.m.:
  • 6th Street NW between O Street NW and K Street NW
  • 7th Street NW between O Street NW and K Street NW
  • 8th Street NW between O Street NW and K Street NW
  • 9th Street NW between O Street NW and K Street NW
  • 10th Street NW between O Street NW and K Street NW
  • Massachusetts Avenue NW at 10th Street NW
  • New York Avenue NW at 6th Street NW

The following vehicular road closures go into effect on Monday, January 21 at 12 p.m.:

  • New York Avenue NW at 10th Street NW
  • Massachusetts Avenue NW at 6th Street NW

DC Vehicular Restrictions

Vehicle Restricted Zone: Vehicular restrictions in DC will be instituted by the Metropolitan Police Department and the U.S. Park Police. While the outer perimeter of the vehicle restricted zone will be open to traffic, drivers should expect delays. Drivers and passengers should be prepared to provide proof of residence, work identification or a reasonable verbal justification to enter the restricted area.

Emergency No Parking Areas

The following areas may be enforced as Emergency No Parking beginning 7 a.m. on Sunday, January 20, through 7 a.m. on Tuesday, January 22. From 3 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Monday, January 21, many of these areas will be posted by law enforcement personnel and vehicular traffic will be limited.

  • South of K Street NW from Washington Circle to 11th Street NW
  • Washington Circle from K Street NW to 23rd Street NW
  • Pennsylvania Avenue NW from Washington Circle to the U.S. Capitol
  • I Street NW from 23rd Street NW to 11th Street NW
  • H Street NW from 23rd Street NW to 3rd Street NW
  • G Street NW from 23rd Street NW to 3rd Street NW
  • F Street NW from 23rd Street NW to 3rd Street NW
  • E Street NW from 23rd Street NW to 3rd Street NW
  • Virginia Avenue from 23rd Street NW to 2nd Street SW
  • D Street NW from 23rd Street NW to 1st Street NW
  • C Street NW from 23rd Street NW to 3rd Street NW
  • Constitution Avenue from 23rd Street NW to 2nd Street NE
  • Madison Drive NW from 15th Street NW to 3rd Street NW
  • Jefferson Drive SW from 15th Street SW to 3rd Street SW
  • Independence Avenue from 23rd Street SW to 2nd Street SE
  • C Street SW from 7th Street SW to 2nd Street SW
  • D Street SW from 7th Street SW to 2nd Street SW
  • E Street SW from 7th Street SW to 2nd Street SW
  • Maryland Avenue SW from 7th Street SW to the U.S. Capitol
  • 23rd Street from Washington Circle NW to Independence Avenue SW
  • 22nd Street NW from K Street NW to Constitution Avenue NW
  • 21st Street NW from K Street NW to Constitution Avenue NW
  • 20th Street NW from K Street NW to Constitution Avenue NW
  • 19th Street NW from K Street NW to Constitution Avenue NW
  • 18th Street NW from K Street NW to Constitution Avenue NW
  • 17th Street from K Street NW to Independence Avenue SW
  • Connecticut Avenue NW from K Street NW to H Street NW
  • 16th Street NW from K Street NW to H Street NW
  • Vermont Avenue NW from K Street NW to H Street NW
  • 15th Street from K Street NW to Independence Avenue SW
  • 14th Street from K Street NW to Independence Avenue SW
  • New York Avenue NW from 18th Street NW to 11th Street NW
  • 13th Street NW from K Street NW to Pennsylvania Avenue NW
  • 12th Street from K Street NW to Independence Avenue SW
  • 11th Street NW from K Street NW to Pennsylvania Avenue NW
  • 10th Street NW from H Street NW to Constitution Avenue NW
  • 9th Street from H Street NW to Independence Avenue SW
  • 8th Street NW from H Street NW to D Street NW
  • 7th Street from H Street NW to E Street SW
  • 6th Street from H Street NW to E Street SW
  • 5th Street from H Street NW to D Street NW
  • 4th Street from H Street NW to E Street SW
  • 3rd Street from Massachusetts Avenue NW to E Street SW
  • Henry Bacon Drive NW from the Lincoln Memorial to Constitution Avenue NW
  • Daniel French Drive SW from the Lincoln Memorial to Independence Avenue SW

Vehicular Road Closures

From 3 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Monday, January 21, the following roads will be closed and off limits to vehicles without a law enforcement escort:

  • Pennsylvania Avenue NW from 18th Street NW to the U.S. Capitol
  • I Street NW from 18th Street NW to 12th Street NW
  • H Street NW from 18th Street NW to 12th Street NW
  • G Street NW from 18th Street NW to 12th Street NW
  • F Street NW from 18th Street NW to 12th Street NW
  • E Street NW from 18th Street NW to 6th Street NW
  • D Street NW from 18th Street NW to 6th Street NW
  • C Street from 18th Street NW to 2nd Street NE
  • Constitution Avenue from 17th Street NW to 2nd Street NE
  • Madison Drive NW from 15th Street NW to 3rd Street NW
  • Jefferson Drive SW from 15th Street SW to 3rd Street SW
  • Independence Avenue from 14th Street SW to 2nd Street NE
  • Maryland Avenue SW from 6th Street SW to the U S Capitol
  • 17th Street from I Street NW to Independence Avenue SW
  • Connecticut Avenue NW from I Street NW to H Street NW
  • 16th Street NW from I Street NW to H Street NW
  • Vermont Avenue NW from I Street NW to H Street NW
  • 15th Street from I Street NW to Independence Avenue SW
  • 14th Street from I Street NW to Independence Avenue SW
  • New York Avenue NW from 18th Street NW to 12th Street NW
  • 13th Street NW from I Street NW to Pennsylvania Avenue NW
  • 12th Street from F Street NW to Independence Avenue SW
  • 11th Street NW from F Street NW to Pennsylvania Avenue NW
  • 10th Street NW from F Street NW to Constitution Avenue NW
  • 9th Street from F Street NW to Independence Avenue SW
  • 8th Street NW from F Street NW to D Street NW
  • 7th Street from F Street NW to Independence Avenue SW
  • 6th Street from F Street NW to Maryland Avenue SW
  • 5th Street from D Street NW to Independence Avenue SW
  • 4th Street from D Street NW to Independence Avenue SW
  • 3rd Street from D Street NW to Independence Avenue SW

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