Lane Closures for Bridge Inspections
Workers will close lanes of the George Washington Memorial Parkway while they inspect the Theodore Roosevelt Bridge on October 20 and the Metro bridge near I-395 on October 23. All lanes will be open during morning and afternoon rush hours. More »
Multiple Closures during Marathon on Sunday, October 26th
Please visit the "Closures & Construction" page for more detailed information and for a list of alternate routes for the G.W. Parkway northbound from Rt. 50 to Rt. 123. More »
History & Culture
As a landscaped, commemorative road, the George Washington Memorial Parkway is dotted with memorials and places with nationally significant history. Read more about some of the people, places, and stories behind the sites you can visit when you come to the parkway.
The Alexandria Waterfront
Jones Point Lighthouse
Memorial Bridge and Avenue
US Marine Corps War Memorial
Did You Know?
The home of Clara Barton, the founder of the American Red Cross, has over thirty rooms and nearly fifty closets. More...