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Update: Transportation situation heading into Inauguration

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The following bridges from Virginia into Washington, D.C., will be closed to vehicle and pedestrian traffic beginning Tuesday at 6 a.m. These closures will remain in effect until 6 a.m. Thursday. See below for information specific to each of the affected bridges:

  • Theodore Roosevelt – No east bound traffic, entering the city. West bound traffic will flow normally, leaving the city.
  • Arlington Memorial – No traffic allowed in either direction.
  • I-395 & 14th – No north bound traffic, entering the city. South bound traffic will flow normally, leaving the city.
  • South Capitol Street – No north bound traffic, entering the city. South bound traffic will flow normally, leaving the city.
  • 695 & 11 St. – No north bound traffic, entering the city. South bound traffic will flow normally, leaving the city.
  • John Phillip Sousa (Pennsylvania Ave.) – No north bound traffic, entering the city. South bound traffic will flow normally, leaving the city.
  • While Key Bridge will remain open, access to Whitehurst Freeway or M St. will be closed. All inbound traffic from the Key Bridge will make a left turn onto Canal Rd/MacArthur Blvd.

Essential employees who normally cross these bridges to access their place of employment are encouraged to seek access to Washington from the east via 295 North at E. Capitol Street, Benning Road or New York Avenue (Route 50).

Additionally, drivers will be able to enter Washington from the Capital Beltway in Maryland. All major roadways leading into the district are open. Both the Wilson and American Legion Bridges will remain open for traffic between Virginia and Maryland. Chain Bridge will also remain open.

All vehicles, including delivery vehicles, that do not have appropriate credentials will not be able to access restricted zones between midnight Tuesday and into Thursday at a time to be determined.


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