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Temporary Detour: 2020 Rock n Roll Marathon, Half Marathon and 5k, March 28

Advisory Effective: 3/28/20 - 3/21/20

Saturday, March 28, 2020 | 4:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 

Routes Affected: 30N, 30S, 32, 33, 36, 38B, 42, 52, 54, 63, 64, 70, 79, 80, 90, 92, 96, B2, D4, D6, D8, G2, H2, H4, L2, M6, P6, S2, S4, S9, U5, U6, U7, V2, V4, X2, X8 

Metrobus routes throughout Washington, DC will experience significant delays and detours on Saturday, March 28, 2020 due to the Rock 'n' Roll Marathon. Street closures associated with the event will start at 4:00 a.m. and will continue until 4:00 p.m. Customers are encouraged to plan ahead and allow additional travel time.

Travel Tips for Metrobus Customers

  • Request a special transfer from your bus operator to continue your trip on Metrorail at no additional charge.
  • Transfer to Metrorail at the first opportunity.
  • Expect delays and allow additional travel time. 
  • Load enough value on your SmarTrip® card for your entire round trip in advance. SmarTrip® customers have more options for reloading their cards. Learn more about adding value to your SmarTrip® and Auto Reload
A complete list of detours and cut backs are provided below:


Detours

30N, 30S Friendship Heights-Southeast eastbound toward Naylor Road/Southern Ave 

  • Buses begin detouring on 7th St SW at Independence Ave, ending service at a temporary bus stop on D St SW east of 7th St.
30N, 30S Friendship Heights-Southeast westbound toward Friendship Heights

  • Buses beginning service at a temporary bus stop on D St SW east of 7th St, resuming regular route on 7th St SW at Independence Ave.
32 Pennsylvania Avenue

  • Buses will operate loop service between Southern Ave and Congress Heights Metrorail stations.
33 Wisconsin Avenue northbound toward Friendship Heights

  • Buses beginning service at a temporary bus stop on F St NW at 11th St (Metro Center Metrorail station), resuming regular route on Pennsylvania Ave NW at 10th St.
33 Wisconsin Avenue southbound toward Federal Triangle

  • Buses begin detouring on 11th St NW at Pennsylvania Ave, ending service at a temporary bus stop on F St NW at 11th St, (Metro Center Metrorail station).
36 Pennsylvania Avenue 

  • Buses will operate loop service between Naylor Road and Congress Heights Metrorail stations.
38B Ballston-Farragut Square

  • Buses will operate loop service between Ballston-MU Metrorail station and a temporary bus stop on Pennsylvania Ave NW at 26th St (Foggy Bottom-GWU Metrorail station). 
  • Alternate: Take Metrorail (Blue, Orange or Silver) from Foggy Bottom-GWU Metrorail station to Farragut West Metrorail station. 
42 Mount Pleasant

  • Buses will operate loop service between Mount Pleasant and Columbia Heights Metrorail station.
  • Buses will operate loop service between 9th St & F St NW (Metro Center Metrorail station) and end service at a temporary bus stop on 20th St NW at Q St (Dupont Circle Metrorail station).
52, 54 14th Street 

  • Buses will operate loop service between Takoma Metrorail station and a temporary bus stop on 14th St NW at Monroe St (Columbia Heights Metrorail station).
  • Buses will operate loop service between L'Enfant Plaza, Metro Center Metrorail stations and end service at a temporary bus stop on U St NW at 15th St (U St-African-American Civil War Memorial Cardozo station).
63 Takoma-Petworth 

  • Buses will operate loop service between Takoma and Georgia Ave-Petworth Metrorail stations. 
  • Buses will operate loop service between a temporary bus stop on 11th St NW at H St (Metro Center Metrorail station) and a temporary bus stop on U St NW at 11th St (U St-African-American Civil War Memorial Cardozo station).
64 Fort Totten-Petworth

  • Buses will operate loop service between Fort Totten and Georgia Ave-Petworth Metrorail stations. 
  • Buses will operate loop service between a temporary bus stop on 11th St NW at H St (Metro Center Metrorail station) and a temporary bus stop on U St NW at 11th St (U St-African-American Civil War Memorial Cardozo station).
70 Georgia Avenue-7th Street
79 Georgia Avenue MetroExtra

  • Buses will operate loop service between Paul S. Sarbanes Transit Center and Georgia Ave-Petworth Metrorail station.
  • Buses will operate loop service between Archives-Navy Memorial Penn Quarter and Shaw-Howard University Metrorail stations.
80 North Capitol Street

  • Buses will operate loop service between a temporary bus stop on 23rd St NW at I St (Foggy Bottom-GWU Metrorail station) and a temporary bus stop on E St NE at Columbus Circle, (Union Station Metrorail station).
  • Buses will operate loop service between Fort Totten Metrorail station and a temporary bus stop on First St NW at the Washington Hospital Center roadway entrance. 
90 U Street-Garfield northbound toward Duke Ellington Bridge
92 U Street-Garfield northbound toward Reeves Center  

  • Buses begin detouring on North Carolina Ave SE at 8th St, ending service at a temporary bus stop on U St NW at 15th St.
90 U Street-Garfield southbound toward Anacostia
92 U Street-Garfield southbound toward Congress Heights

  • Buses beginning service at a temporary bus stop on U St NW at 15th St, resuming regular route on 8th St NE at North Carolina Ave.
96 East Capitol Street-Cardozo 

  • Buses will operate loop service between Capitol Heights, Benning Road and Minnesota Ave Metrorail stations.
  • Buses will operate loop service between a temporary bus stop on U St NW at 13th St (U St-African-American Civil War Memorial Cardozo station) and a temporary bus stop on E St NE at Columbus Circle (Union Station Metrorail station).
B2 Bladensburg Road-Anacostia 

  • Buses will operate loop service between a temporary bus stop on 15th St NE at Benning Rd and Mt Rainier Terminal.
  • Buses will operate loop service between Anacostia and Potomac Ave Metrorail stations. 
D4 Ivy City-Franklin Square eastbound toward Ivy City

  • Buses beginning service at a temporary bus stop on Florida Ave NE at 2nd St (NoMa-Gallaudet U Metrorail station), resuming regular route on Florida Ave NE at K St.
D4 Ivy City-Franklin Square westbound toward Franklin Square

  • Buses begin detouring on Florida Ave NE at Montello Ave, ending service at a temporary bus stop on Florida Ave NE at 2nd St (NoMa Gallaudet U Metrorail station). 
D6 Sibley Hospital-Stadium-Armory eastbound toward Stadium-Armory

  • Buses begin detouring on 8th St NE at D St, ending service at a temporary bus stop on C St NE east of 6th St.
D6 Sibley Hospital-Stadium-Armory westbound toward Sibley Hospital 

  • Buses beginning service at a temporary bus stop on C St NE east of 6th St, resuming regular route on westbound C St NE.
D8 Hospital Center northbound toward First St NW & roadway to National Rehabilitation Hospital

  • Buses beginning service at a temporary bus stop on Florida Ave NE at 2nd St (NoMa-Gallaudet U Metrorail station), resuming regular route on Florida Ave NE at K St.
D8 Hospital Center southbound toward Union Statio

  • Buses begin detouring on Florida Ave NE at Montello Ave, ending service at a temporary bus stop on Florida Ave NE at 2nd St, (NoMa-Gallaudet U Metrorail station). 
G2 P Street-LeDroit Park eastbound toward Howard University

  • Buses beginning service at a temporary bus stop on 7th St NW at R St, (Shaw-Howard University Metrorail station), resuming regular route on S St NW at New Jersey Ave.
G2 P Street-LeDroit Park westbound toward Georgetown University

  • Buses begin detouring on S St NW at New Jersey Ave, ending service at a temporary bus stop on 7th St NW at R St (Shaw-Howard University Metrorail station).
H2, H4 Crosstown eastbound toward Brookland-CUA

  • Regular route, no detour
H2 Crosstown westbound toward Tenleytown-AU 

  • Buses begin detouring on 16th St NW at Columbia Rd, resuming regular route on Harvard St NW at Little Harvard St.
H4 Crosstown westbound toward Tenleytown-AU 

  • Buses begin detouring on 16th St NW at Columbia Rd, resuming regular route on Mt Pleasant St NW at Harvard St.
L2 Connecticut Avenue

  • Buses will operate loop service between Chevy Chase Circle and a temporary bus stop on Connecticut Ave NW at Veazey Terrace (Van Ness-UDC Metrorail station).
  • Buses will operate loop service between Farragut Square Metrorail station and a temporary bus stop on 20th St NW at Q St (Dupont Circle Metrorail station).
M6 Fairfax Village

  • Buses will operate loop service between Fairfax Village (Pennsylvania Ave SE at 38th St SE) and Naylor Road Metrorail station.
P6 Anacostia-Eckington

  • Buses will operate loop service between Anacostia Metrorail station and a temporary bus stop on D St SW west of 3rd St (Federal Center SW Metrorail station).
  • Buses will operate loop service between Rhode Island Ave and NoMa-Gallaudet U Metrorail stations.
  • Buses will operate loop service between Rhode Island Ave Metrorail station and ending service at a temporary bus stop on 9th St NW at G St (Metro Center Metrorail station). 
S2, S4 16th Street
S9 16th Street Limited 

  • Buses will operate loop service between Paul S. Sarbanes Transit Center and Columbia Heights Metrorail station.
  • Buses will operate loop service between Metro Center Metrorail station and a temporary bus stop on 14th St NW at U St (U St-African-American Civil War Memorial Cardozo station).  
U5, U6 Marshall Heights eastbound toward Marshall Heights/Lincoln Heights

  • Buses begin detouring on Benning Rd NE at Minnesota Ave, resuming regular route on East Capitol St SE at Benning Rd.
U5, U6 Marshall Heights westbound toward Minnesota Avenue

  • Buses begin detouring on Benning Rd NE at East Capitol St, resuming regular route on Minnesota Ave NE at Benning Rd.
U7 Deanwood-Minnesota Ave

  • Buses will operate loop service between Minnesota Ave and Deanwood Metrorail stations.
V2 Capitol Heights-Minnesota Ave

  • Buses will operate loop service between Minnesota Ave and Capitol Heights Metrorail stations.
V4 Capitol Heights-Minnesota Ave

  • Buses will operate loop service between Potomac Ave and Navy Yard-Ballpark Metrorail stations.
X2 Benning Road-H Street (Loop)

  • Buses will operate loop service between Lafayette Square and a bus stop on H St NW at North Capitol St. 
X2 Benning Road-H Street eastbound toward Minnesota Ave

  • Buses begin detouring on H St NE at Florida Ave, ending service at a temporary bus stop on Florida Ave NE at 2nd St.
X2 Benning Road-H Street westbound toward Lafayette Square

  • Buses beginning service at a temporary bus stop on Florida Ave NE at 2nd St, resuming regular route on H St NE at 14th St.
X8 Maryland Avenue

  • Buses will operate loop service between Carver Terrace and a temporary bus stop on Florida Ave NE at 2nd St (NoMa-Gallaudet U Metrorail station).