TRAFFIC ADVISORY: 94th Annual “Pageant of Peace Ceremony”

The Metropolitan Police Department and the Department of Transportation would like to inform the public of intermittent street closures in conjunction with “Pageant of Peace Ceremony” (National Christmas Tree Lighting) Thursday, December 1, 2016. The following streets will be closed on Thursday, December 1, 2016 from 2:30pm to 7:00pm:- Constitution Avenue, NW from 14st Street to 18th Street, NW - 15th Street, NW from New York Avenue to Constitution Avenue, NW- 17th Street, NW from New York Avenue to Constitution Avenue, NWMotorists traveling in the area of this event may experience delays and should consider alternative routes, if possible. The Metropolitan Police Department and the District Department of Transportation 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.