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METROPOLITAN POLICE DEPARTMENT OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS

Peter Newsham Dustin Sternbeck


Interim Chief of Police Director

NEWS RELEASE
For Immediate Release Public Information Office: 202- 727-4383

March 3, 2017

Traffic Advisory: 2017 Rock N Roll Marathon


(Washington, DC)- The Metropolitan Police Department wishes to advise the public that the
2017 Rock N Roll Marathon is scheduled to be held on Saturday, March 11, 2017. In order
to facilitate this event there will be no vehicular traffic allowed along the routes of the race.

The race is scheduled to begin at approximately 7:30 am; however some street closures will
begin as early as 2:00 am. All streets affected by this event are expected to be reopened at
approximately 3:00 pm.

RACE ROUTES / STREET CLOSURES

Half Marathon / Full Marathon Turns:

Start on Constitution Avenue, NW just east of 14th Street NW


Right on Virginia Avenue, NW
Right on 18th Street, NW
Left on E Street, NW (eastbound lanes)
Left on 19th Street, NW
Right on Constitution Avenue, NW
Left on 23rd Street, NW
Enter Lincoln Memorial Circle
Merge right onto Parkway Drive/Beach Volleyball courts
Continue straight onto Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway
Right at Virginia Avenue, NW and merge onto I Street, NW
Continue on I Street, NW to Potomac River Freeway
Right onto Potomac River Freeway and continue south to horseshoe turn
Continue north on Potomac River Freeway
Exit left onto 27th Street, NW

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Right onto Virginia Avenue, NW


Right onto Rock Creek Parkway
Continue north on Rock Creek Parkway
Merge left on Shoreham Drive, NW
Right on Calvert Street, NW
Merge right on Adams Mill Road, NW
Left on Columbia Road, NW
Right on Harvard Street, NW
Right on 5th Street, NW
Merge onto 4th Street, NW
Left on Bryant Street, NW
Right on N. Capitol Street, NW
Left on K Street, NE
Right on 4th Street, NE
Left on H Street, NE
Right on 13th Street, NE
Left on Constitution Avenue, NE

FULL MARATHON / HALF MARATHON SPLIT

Half Marathon Turns only:

Left on N. Carolina Avenue, NE


Merge onto C Street, NE
Merge right onto 22nd Street, NE
Turn right onto E. Capitol Street, NE
Half Marathon Finish (near RFK Lot 3)

Marathon Turns only:

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Right on 14th Street, NE


Right on N. Carolina Avenue, NE
Left on 13th Street, SE
Right on E. Capitol Street, SE
Right on 11th Street, SE
Left on E. Capitol Street, NE
Left on 3rd Street, SE
Right on E Street, SE
Left on S. Capitol Street, SW
Cross the Douglass Bridge
Turnaround on S. Capitol Street, SW north of Malcolm X Avenue, SW
Continue north on S. Capitol Street, SW
Left on Douglass Bridge access road
Right on Anacostia Drive, SE
Full loop around Anacostia Park Skating Pavilion on Anacostia Drive, SE
Left on Nicholson Street, SE
Left on Fairlawn Avenue, SE
Right on Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Left on LEnfant Square, SE
Left on Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Right on Fairlawn Avenue, SE
Right on K Street, SE
Enter Randle Circle, SE
Left on Ft. Dupont Drive, SE
Left on Ft. Davis Drive, SE
Left on Ridge Road, SE
Left on Ely Place, SE
Right on Minnesota Avenue, SE
Right on E. Capitol Street, NE off-ramp

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Interim Chief of Police Director

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Right on E. Capitol Street, NE


Merge right onto C Street, NE
Left on 21st Street, NE
Left on 22nd Street, NE
Right on E. Capitol Street, NE
Marathon Finish (near RFK Lot 3)

For additional information go to: http://www.runrocknroll.com/dc/the-races/course/

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Peter Newsham Dustin Sternbeck
Interim Chief of Police Director

NEWS RELEASE
For Immediate Release Public Information Office: 202- 727-4383

Also, download the FREE Waze navigation app on your smart phone to help avoid road
closures on race weekend.

Motorists traveling in the area of this event may experience delays and should consider
alternative routes. The Metropolitan Police Department 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.

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