Closures, delays due to carnival
The 2010 Caribbean Carnival promises a good time for festival goers, but drivers and Metro bus riders will encounter some headaches. Here's what to watch out for:
The parade begins at 11 a.m. and may last until 4 p.m. It starts at Georgia and Missouri avenues NW, goes south on Georgia, west on V Street and disbands. There will be no traffic permitted on Georgia along the parade route, according to District officials.
-- Metrobus Routes 62, 64, 66, 70, E2, E3, H2, H4 and H8 will detour from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at Georgia Avenue NW between Missouri and Florida avenues for the Caribbean Parade/Carnival.
-- There will be no parking on Georgia Avenue NW from Missouri Avenue to V Street from 12 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday.
-- No traffic will be allowed to cross Georgia Avenue from Missouri Avenue to Barry Place while the parade is underway.
Saturday and Sunday
-- No parking on Barry Place NW between Georgia Avenue and Sherman Avenue.
-- No parking on Ninth Street NW between Barry Place and Euclid Street.
-- No parking on Sherman Avenue NW between Barry Place and Euclid Street.
-- No parking on V Street NW between Georgia Avenue and Ninth Street.
Posted by: clwaldmann | June 27, 2010 10:08 AM | Report abuse
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