News Release

60th Anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom Traffic Advisory

Date: August 23, 2023
Contact: Sergeant Thomas Twiname, (202)619-7266

On Saturday, August 26, 2023 a permitted event will take place on the National Mall. In conjunction with this event there will be road closures that motorists should take into consideration.

The following roads will be closed from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. on August 26:

  • Ohio Drive SW from Inlet Bridge to Independence Avenue SW
  • West Basin Drive SW
  • 23rd Street north of Independence Avenue SW
  • Daniel French Drive SW
  • Henry Bacon Drive SW

The following roads may experience temporary closures from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m.on August 26:
  • Independence Avenue SW between 17th Street and 23rd Street
  • Ohio Drive SW north of Independence Avenue SW
  • Rock Creek Parkway south of Virginia Avenue NW

Last updated: August 23, 2023