This Weekend: St. Patrick’s Day Parade

The annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade is this Sunday starting at noon. The parade route is below.  For more information on the parade or a larger map, you can go to the Washington DC St. Patrick’s Day Parade Website.st-patricks-day-parade-route-2009

Additionally, DDOT has issued an advisory for street closures associated with the parade and accompanying 8K St. Patrick’s day Race. The advisory in its entirety is after the jump.

Street Closures and Parking Restrictions

For St. Patrick’s Day Parade & 8K Race
Events Scheduled for Sunday, March 15

(Washington, D.C.) The Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) has provided the following information regarding street closures and parking restrictions for the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade and the St. Patrick’s Day 8K Race.  Both events are scheduled to be held on Sunday, March 15, 2009.

St. Patrick’s Day 8K Race street closures:
Street closures in some areas will begin as early as 5:30 a.m. and end at approximately noon.

· Pennsylvania Avenue, NW between 3rd and 14th Streets

· Constitution Avenue, NW between 3rd Street and Louisiana Avenue

· Louisiana Avenue, NW between Constitution Avenue and D Street

· D Street between Louisiana Avenue, NW and 1st Street, NE

· 1st Street, NE between C Street and Columbus Circle

· 3rd Street between E Street, SW and Constitution Avenue, NW

· 2nd Street, SW between Independence Avenue and E Street

· 200 block of E Street, SW

· Independence Avenue, SW between 3rd and 7th Streets

St. Patrick’s Day Parade street closures:

From approximately 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

· Constitution Avenue, NW between 7th and 17th Streets will be closed to vehicular traffic and parking will be restricted.

· Additionally, streets that intersect the parade route will be closed as the parade passes.

Parking restrictions will be in effect from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the following locations:

· Constitution Ave, NW between 6th and 15th Streets

· C Street, NW between 17th and 18th Streets

· D Street, NW between 17th and 18th Streets

· Pennsylvania Avenue, NW between 3rd and 7th Streets

· Virginia Avenue, NW between Constitution Avenue and 18th Street

· 7th Street, NW between Independence Avenue and Constitution Avenue

Motorists are advised to expect traffic delays, and participants in the parade and race are encouraged to use public transportation.

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One Response to “This Weekend: St. Patrick’s Day Parade”

  1. Thanks for the info! Very informative.

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