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Temporary Detour: St Patrick's Day Parade, March 15

Advisory Effective: 3/15/20 - 3/15/20

Sunday, March 15, 2020 | 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 
(Update: 3/11/2020 - The event has been postponed until further notice)

Routes Affected: 5A, 30N, 30S, 32, 33, 36, 52, 63, 64, 70, 74, 79, 80, P6, S2, S4

Routes 5A, 30N, 30S, 32, 33, 36, 52, 63, 64, 70, 74, 79, 80, P6, S2 and S4 will detour due to the St Patrick’s Day in the District of Columbia. Roadways near the Tidal Basin, National Mall, Washington Monument and West Potomac Park will be closed to motorist. Anticipate heavy pedestrian and traffic congestion in the surrounding area. Customers are encouraged to plan ahead and allow additional travel time.

Street Closures

  • 4th St between Constitution Ave NW and Independence Ave SW
  • 7th St between Constitution Ave NW and Independence Ave SW
  • 12th St between Pennsylvania Ave NW and Independence Ave SW
  • 14th St between Pennsylvania Ave NW and Independence Ave SW
  • Constitution Ave NW between 6th St and 23rd St
  • 9th St NW between Pennsylvania Ave and Constitution Ave
  • 10th St NW between Pennsylvania Ave and Constitution Ave
  • Roadway to the 12th St Tunnel at I-395 SW
  • 14th St Bridge
  • 15th St NW between E St and Constitution Ave
  • 19th St NW between E St and Constitution Ave
  • 17th St NW between New York Ave and Independence Ave SW
  • Virginia Ave NW between 20th St and Constitution Ave 
The following routes will detour:

5A DC-Dulles

  • Buses will operate between Dulles Airport and Rosslyn Metrorail station. 
30N, 30S Friendship Heights-Southeast eastbound toward Naylor Road/Southern Ave
32, 36 Pennsylvania Avenue eastbound toward Southern Ave/Naylor Road

  • Buses begin detouring on F St NW at 15th St, resuming regular route on Independence Ave SW at 3rd St.
30N, 30S Friendship Heights-Southeast westbound toward Friendship Heights
32, 36 Pennsylvania Avenue westbound toward Potomac Park 

  • Buses begin detouring on 3rd St SW at Independence Ave, resuming regular route on 15th St NW at F St.
33 Wisconsin Avenue northbound toward Friendship Heights

  • Buses begin service at a temporary bus stop on F St NW at 12th St (stop ID# 1001051), resuming regular route on 15th St NW at F St. 
33 Wisconsin Avenue southbound toward Federal Triangle 

  • Buses begin detouring on F St NW at 15th St, ending service at a temporary bus stop on F St NW at 12th St (stop ID# 1001051).
52 14th Street northbound toward 14th St & Colorado Ave NW 

  • Buses begin detouring on Independence Ave SW at 12th St, resuming regular route on 14th St NW at F St.
52 14th Street southbound toward L’Enfant Plaza

  • Buses begin detouring on F St NW at 14th St, resuming regular route on 12th St SW at Independence Ave. 
63 Takoma-Petworth northbound toward Takoma
64 Fort Totten-Petworth northbound toward Fort Totten

  • Buses begin service at a temporary bus stop on 11th St NW south of G St (stop ID# 1001068), resuming regular route on northbound 11th St NW. 
63 Takoma-Petworth southbound toward Federal Triangle
64 Fort Totten-Petworth southbound toward Federal Triangle 

  • Buses begin detouring on G St NW at 11th St, ending service at a temporary bus stop on 11th St NW south of G St (stop ID# 1001068). 
70 Georgia Avenue-7th Street northbound toward Silver Spring

  • Buses begin service at a temporary bus stop on 7th St NW at F St (stop ID# 1003417), resuming regular route on northbound 7th St NW.
70 Georgia Avenue-7th Street southbound toward Archives

  • Buses begin detouring on G St NW at 7th St, ending service at a temporary bus stop on 7th St NW at F St (stop ID# 1003417).
74 Convention Center-Southwest Waterfront northbound toward the Convention Center 

  • Buses begin detouring on Independence Ave SW at 7th St, resuming regular route on 7th St NW at E St.
74 Convention Center-Southwest Waterfront southbound toward Nationals Park 

  • Buses begin detouring on E St NW at 7th St, resuming regular route on 7th St SW at Independence Ave. 
79 Georgia Avenue MetroExtra northbound toward Silver Spring

  • Buses begin service at a bus stop on 9th St NW at F St (stop ID# 1001055), resuming regular route on 7th St NW at F St.
79 Georgia Avenue MetroExtra southbound toward Archives

  • Buses will be ending service at a bus stop on 9th St NW at F St (stop ID# 1001055).
80 North Capitol Street northbound toward Fort Totten

  • Buses begin detouring on F St NW at 21st St, resuming regular route on 18th St NW at F St.
80 North Capitol Street southbound toward the Kennedy Center

  • Buses begin detouring on I St NW at 19th St, resuming regular route on Triangle Park NW at New Hampshire Ave.
P6 Anacostia-Eckington northbound toward Rhode Island Ave

  • Buses begin detouring on Independence Ave SW at 4th St, resuming regular route on 11th St NW at F St.
P6 Anacostia-Eckington southbound toward Anacostia

  • Buses begin detouring on F St NW at 11th St, resuming regular route on 4th St SW at Independence Ave.
S2, S4 16th Street northbound toward Silver Spring

  • Buses begin service at a temporary bus stop on 11th St NW south of G St (stop ID# 1001068), resuming regular route on northbound 11th St NW.
S2, S4 16th Street southbound toward Federal Triangle

  • Buses begin detouring on G St NW at 11th St, ending service at a temporary bus stop on 11th St NW south of G St (stop ID# 1001068).