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Several MLK events could slow D.C. traffic

While traffic is generally light today, the District Department of Transportation has put out a list of holiday events in Washington that could delay travels.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Peace Walk, 9 a.m. to noon.:
The procession will form in the 2500 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue SE and proceed southbound on Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue to South Capitol Street and then continue southbound on South Capitol Street to the Covenant Baptist Church in the 3800 block of South Capitol Street, SW, where they will disband.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Wreath Laying Ceremony, 12:30 to 2 p.m.: The procession will form at the 10th Street Baptist Church located at 11th and R streets NW and proceed northbound on 11th Street to Vermont Avenue NW, then northeast on Vermont Avenue to the African-American Civil War Memorial for a wreath laying ceremony.

Service DC Community Event, 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.: In front of the Martin Luther King Jr. Public Library. The 900 block of G Street NW, will be closed to traffic today until about 5 p.m.

By Robert Thomson  |  January 18, 2010; 8:25 AM ET
Categories:  Advisories  | Tags: Dr. Gridlock, traffic delays  
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