Caps Traffic Advisory: Cherry Blossom Parade to affect Game 2 travel

Chris Lingebach
April 12, 2019 - 1:12 pm
Caps Traffic Advisory: Cherry Blossom Parade to affect Game 2 travel

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Capitals fans traveling to Capital One Arena for Game 2 between the Caps and Hurricanes Saturday be warned: Street closures and parking restrictions are coming.

Both the Cherry Blossom Parade and Emancipation Day Celebration could throw a wrench in your travel, so much so that the Caps are encouraging fans to arrive early and use public transportation for the 3 p.m. game.

The following streets will be closed and posted as Emergency No Parking for the Cherry Blossom Parade from approximately 3 am to 4 pm:

*Constitution Ave. from 7th St., NW to 10th St., NW

*4th St. and 7th St. from Constitution Ave., NW, to Independence Ave., SW

The following streets will be posted as Emergency No Parking from 3 am to 4 pm and closed from approximately 9 am to 3 pm for the Cherry Blossom Parade:

*9th St. between Pennsylvania Ave., NW and Constitution Ave., NW

*Constitution Ave., NW from 7th to 23rd St., NW

*10th St. between Pennsylvania Ave., NW and Constitution Ave., NW

*12th St. between Pennsylvania Ave., NW and Independence Ave., SW

*SE/SW Freeway-Access to 12th St. Tunnel from I-395 ramp

*14th St. between North Pennsylvania Ave., NW to Independence Ave., SW

*Inbound I-395(14th St. Bridge). All traffic will be sent eastbound on I-395 SW Freeway

*17th St. between New York Ave., NW and Independence Ave., SW

*19th St. between E St., NW and Constitution Ave., NW

*Virginia Ave., NW between 20th St., NW and Constitution Ave., NW

The following streets will be closed and posted as No Emergency Parking on Saturday, April 13 from 7 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. for the Emancipation Day Celebration concert and event at Freedom Plaza. The concert is scheduled to begin at 3 p.m.

*E St., NW from 13th St., NW to 14th St., NW

*Pennsylvania Ave., NW from 12th St., NW to 14th St., NW

*13th St., NW from E St., NW to Pennsylvania Ave., NW

The following streets will be closed and posted as Emergency No Parking from approximately 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. for the Emancipation Day parade staging area:

*10th St., NW between E St., NW and Constitution Ave., NW

The following streets will be closed from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. for the Emancipation Day Parade. The Parade is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m.

Pennsylvania Ave., NW from 9th St., NW to 12th St., NW

*10th St., NW between E St., NW and Constitution Ave., NW

*11th St., NW between E St., NW and Pennsylvania Ave., NW

*12th St., NW between E St., NW and Constitution Ave., NW

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

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