MPDC - Metropolitan Police Department

01/13/2018 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 01/13/2018 13:25

TRAFFIC ADVISORY: 12th Annual MLK Parade

On Monday, January 15, 2018, the 12th Annual MLK 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:

On Monday, January 15, 2018, the following streets will be closed from 11:30 am to 2:00 pm for the parade route:

·Good Hope Road, Southeast between Anacostia Drive and Martin Luther King Jr, Avenue

·Martin Luther King Jr, Avenue, Southeast between Good Hope Road and Malcolm X Avenue, Southeast to include cross streets

·Sumner Road, Southeast between Martin Luther King Jr, Avenue and Firth Sterling Avenue Southeast

Motorists traveling in the area of this event may experience delays and should consider alternative routes, if possible. The Metropolitan Police Department and the DC Department of Transportation would like to remind motorists to pay full attention whenever operating any motor vehicle and to be mindful of heavy pedestrian traffic that may be associated with special events. These street closings are subject to change without notice based upon unanticipated events and prevailing conditions.