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DC Circulator and DC Streetcar Modify Service for Rock 'n' Roll Marathon Saturday, March 11

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Media Contacts

Terry Owens — (202) 763-8635, [email protected]
Maura Danehey – (202) 306-1668, [email protected]

(Washington, DC) - The District Department of Transportation will alter transit system service Saturday, March 11, due to road closures for the Rock 'n' Roll Marathon.

DC Circulator will run modified service on the two routes directly impacted by the race:

National Mall Route will begin service at 10 am. The route will operate as normal after the delayed start.

Woodley Park-Adams Morgan-McPherson Square Route will detour, with no service at stops near Harvard Street NW. Buses will turn back at Florida Avenue NW between 7 a.m. and Noon. The following stops will have service between 7 am and noon:

Southbound

  • Connecticut Avenue NW / 24th Street
  • Adams Mill Road NW / Columbia Road
  • Columbia Rd. NW / Ontario Road. NW
  • Mt. Pleasant St NW / Irving St.
  • Irving St NW / 14th St.

Northbound

  • Columbia Road NW / 14th Street
  • Columbia Road NW / between 15th and 16th Street
  • Columbia Road NW / Ontario Road
  • Adams Mill Road NW / Columbia Road
  • Connecticut Avenue NW / 24th Street

Normal service will begin at noon, or as road closures allow.

The four other routes - Dupont Circle-Georgetown-Rosslyn, Georgetown-Union Station, Potomac Avenue Metro-Skyland via Barracks Row, Union Station-Navy Yard Metro - will run normal service.

DC Streetcar will delay opening. Streetcar service will begin after the marathon traffic clears, at approximately 1 pm.

Capital Bikeshare will operate a regular schedule.

For additional information, visit dccirculator.com, dcstreeetcar.com and capitalbikeshare.com.

Besides @ddotdc, Twitter followers can follow @dccirculator, @dcstreetcar, and @bikeshare for updates.

The mission of the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) is to enhance the quality of life for District residents and visitors by ensuring that people, goods, and information move efficiently and safely with minimal adverse impact on residents and the environment.

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