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Street Closings Announced by Secret Service

InaugMap.jpgThe Secret Service has released the full list of street and bridge closings for Inauguration Day Jan 20. Here is the full list to help you plan your day.

We know you can't really see the map above, so click here for a big image.

Update 5:30 p.m.: The Secret Service has released additional information including entry points to the parade route.

By David A Nakamura  |  January 7, 2009; 4:13 PM ET  | Category:  Security , Transportation
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None of these maps/announcements ever make it clear how to get to the National Mall (which will not be secured) from north of Pennsylvania Ave (the secured parade route). It makes no sense to bog down parade security checkpoints with pedestrians who are just trying to get to the National Mall to see the swearing in. How does one get from, say, Mt Vernon Square to the Mall?

Posted by: jescowa | January 8, 2009 11:18 AM | Report abuse

Can someone please explain to me how 19th Street NW from K to Dupont Circle is a pedestrian access route to the Mall? That's nowhere near the Mall. So how are pedestrians supposed to access the Mall from NW?

Posted by: mindys2000 | January 8, 2009 11:30 AM | Report abuse

Like Jescowa, I need to get from NW DC down to the Mall. Are the "pedestrian crossovers" marked on the parade route places where people can walk through without meeting the more stringent parade route security requirements? If not, I have quite a hike ahead of me!

Posted by: inCoHeights | January 11, 2009 4:19 PM | Report abuse

What I'm looking for is information about the streets that will be closed before January 20. I know that some streets will be closed early, because I work near the Mall, and people in my workplace were informed that the streets around our building would be closed beginning at 3 pm January 19. Where can I/we find that information?

Posted by: LawyerDMS | January 12, 2009 6:32 PM | Report abuse

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