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Scheduled Street Closures for 2015 Race for Hope 5K

Friday, April 17, 2015

Media Contact
Media Contact: Michelle Phipps-Evans, (202) 497-0124, [email protected]

Contact: Officer Hugh Carew (202) 727-4383, [email protected] 

(Washington, DC)-The Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) and the Department of Transportation (DDOT) would like to inform the public of street closures in conjunction with the 2015 Race for Hope 5K race/walk scheduled for Sunday, May 3, 2015. 

The following streets will be closed from 4:00 am to 12:00 pm

Ø  Area around Freedom Plaza, Pennsylvania Avenue NW between 13th and 14th Street NW

The following streets will be closed from 8:45 am to 12 pm

Ø  Pennsylvania Avenue, NW between 14th and First Street, NW

Ø  3rd Street NW from Pennsylvania Avenue, NW to D Street, SW

Ø  Independence Avenue, SE, from 7th to 3rd Street, SW                                                      

Motorists traveling in the area of this event may experience delays and should consider alternative routes, if possible.

MPD and DDOT 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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