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2016 Nuclear Security Summit

2016 Summit Washington Convention Center

From Sunday, March 27, 2016 to Saturday, April 2, 2016 the District of Columbia will be the host city for the 2016 Nuclear Security Summit.

The Metropolitan Police Department, District Department of Transportation, and the District Department of Public Works would like to inform the public of street closures, pedestrian restrictions, parking restrictions, and other impacts in conjunction with the nuclear summit.

DC Public Works Impacts

  • Street sweeping will be suspended Friday, March 25 through April 2 between:
    • 6th Street, NW to 11th Street, NW
    • K Street, NW to O Street, NW
    • The 1200 through 1500 blocks of 10th Street, NW
    • The 1100 through 1500 blocks of 11th Street, NW
    • The 900 -1100 blocks of O Street, NW
    • The 900 through 1100 blocks of P Street, NW   
  • Normal commercial corridor and residential street sweeping and enforcement of street sweeping regulations will resume Monday, April 4.
  • Trash collection will start at 5 am in the affected area (above). Residents should put their trash out the day before collections are to be made.
  • The Department of Public Works (DPW) will also suspend parking enforcement of street sweeping violations only from Wednesday, March 30 through April 2. Other parking violations, e.g., expired meter, residential parking permit and parking in a bus stop or crosswalk will be enforced. DPW will continue to enforce Residential Parking Permits and other parking violation on those streets during the closure period.

Route Recommendations

See recommendations for motorists who need to get around during the summit.

Street Closures With Limited Pedestrian Traffic

(resident and business foot traffic only – all parking restricted)
Maps of street closures for the 2016 Nuclear Security Summit are now available on the US Secret Service website in the Press Release section at: www.secretservice.gov/press/releases.

From Tuesday, March 29 at 7 pm to Saturday, April 2 at 12 pm

  • F Street, NW from 14th Street, NW to 15th Street, NW

From Wednesday, March 30 at 7:00 p.m. to Saturday, April 2nd at 12 pm

  • New York Avenue, NW from 6th Street, NW to 11th Street, NW
  • Massachusetts Avenue, NW from 6th Street, NW to 9th Street, NW
  • K Street, NW from 6th Street, NW to 10th Street, NW
  • L Street, NW from 6th Street, NW to 10th Street, NW
  • M Street, NW from 6th Street, NW to 10th Street, NW.
  • N Street, NW from 6th Street, NW to 10th Street, NW
  • 7th Street, NW from O Street, NW to Massachusetts Avenue, NW
  • 8th Street, NW from O Street, NW to N Street, NW
  • 9th Street, NW from O Street, NW to New York Avenue, NW
  • 10th Street, NW from L Street, NW to New York Avenue, NW

Thursday, March 31

  • 15th Street, NW, South bound bike lane from Pennsylvania Avenue, NW to 14th Street, NW from 2 pm to 10 pm
  • 17th Street, NW, North bound lane from Constitution Avenue, NW to Pennsylvania Avenue, NW from 2 pm to 10 pm
  • 22nd Street, NW, North and South bound from Constitution Avenue, NW to C Street, NW from 4 pm to 9 pm
  • C Street, NW, East and West bound from 20th Street, NW to 21st Street, NW from 4 pm to 9 pm

Intermittent Street Closures

From Wednesday, March 30 at 7 pm to Saturday, April 2 at 12 pm

Expect intermittent closures at these intersections:

  • 12th Street, NW and New York Avenue, NW
  • 13th Street, NW and New York Avenue, NW
  • 14th Street, NW and New York Avenue, NW

Hotels

  • There will be intermittent street closures around several unnamed hotels throughout the Washington Metropolitan Area.  

Parking Restrictions

From Sunday, March 27 at 7 pm to Saturday, April 2 at 12 pm

No residential or metered parking:

  • New York Avenue, NW from 6th Street, NW to 14th Street, NW.
  • Massachusetts Avenue, NW from 6th Street, NW to 13th Street, NW.
  • K Street, NW from 6th Street, NW to 10th Street, NW.
  • L Street, NW from 6th Street, NW to 12th Street, NW.
  • M Street, NW from 6th Street, NW to 10th Street, NW.
  • N Street, NW from 6th Street, NW to 12th Street, NW.
  • 7th Street, NW from O Street, NW to Massachusetts Avenue, NW.
  • 8th Street, NW from O Street, NW to N Street, NW.
  • 9th Street, NW from O Street, NW to H St. NW.
  • 10th Street, NW from N Street, NW to H St. NW.

From Wednesday, March 30 at 7 pm to Saturday, April 2 at 12 pm

No residential or metered parking:

  • 11th Street, NW from K Street, NW to L Street, NW
  • 11th Street, NW from H Street, NW to I Street, NW
  • 12th Street, NW from K Street, NW to Massachusetts Avenue, NW
  • 12th Street, NW from H Street, NW to I Street, NW
  • 13th Street, NW at intersection with Massachusetts Avenue, NW

(No parking areas will be clearly posted).

  • 13th Street, NW from H Street, NW to I Street, NW

Public Transportation Closures

  • DC Metro Train Stops: The Yellow and Green Line Trains will not stop at the Washington Convention Center. No other Metro stops will be affected by the Nuclear Security Summit.
  • DC Metro Bus Stops: 7th Street, NW and 9th Street, NW Street Bus Stops between N Street, NW and K Street. NW will be diverted around the Washington Convention Center.
  • DC Circulator Stops: To provide service along the majority of the route, the Georgetown – Union Station route will spilt into two segments: Whitehaven – McPherson Square and Union Station – Mount Vernon Square. Read more about the closures and view a map here.

Social Media:

Multiple agencies will be providing traffic and summit relating updates and information:
Follow @DCPoliceDept @DCPoliceTraffic @DDOTDC @DC_HSEMA @SecretService @USParkPolicePIO @WMATA
Motorists 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.