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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.

By Michael Bolden  | June 25, 2010; 7:29 PM ET
Categories:  Congestion, District, Driving  
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Does anyone know why 930 club had a barricade across 9th St north of V St yesterday? I had to ask to be allowed into my building access. If 930 was just protecting "local" parking spaces for the concert that night, what permission did they get, and did they have to seek permission from the ANC or DC before hand?

Posted by: clwaldmann | June 27, 2010 10:08 AM | Report abuse

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