• Aerial view of the George Washington Memorial Parkway in the fall

    George Washington

    Memorial Parkway DC, MD, VA

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  • 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 »

Public Transportation

Airports


Washington Reagan National Airport is located on the George Washington Memorial Parkway, just north of Old Town Alexandria. Baltimore Washington International Airport to the north and Dulles International Airport to the west are both within 50 miles of the parkway.

 

BikeShare

Bicycles from Capital Bikeshare can be picked up and returned at stations near the parkway.

 

Bus and Rail

The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (Metrobus and Metrorail), Arlington Transit, Alexandria's Dash Bus, and Fairfax Connector serve several destinations on the parkway.

Did You Know?

Stained glass windows in Clara Barton's house.

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