Date: Mon, 18 May 2015 18:33:34 +0000
Subject: [MPD-5D] TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Rolling Thunder Ride for Freedom
Aquita Brown (202) 727-4383
May 18, 2015
TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Rolling Thunder Ride for Freedom
On Sunday, May 24, 2015, the Rolling Thunder Ride for Freedom will take place in the District of Columbia. In conjunction with this event, there will be several street closures that motorists should take into consideration:
The rally area will be at the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, on the north and south parking lots, which will be open at 7:00 am.
The staging area will be in front of the Lincoln Memorial at Ohio and Independence Avenue, S.W.
The roads mentioned will be closed from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm.
The motorcycle ride will form in North Pentagon Parking Lot (Arlington County Police permit is required) and will proceed over the following route: Across Memorial Bridge to 23rd Street, North on 23rd Street to Constitution Ave (United States Park Police permit is required), East on Constitution Avenue to Pennsylvania Avenue, East on Pennsylvania Avenue to 3rd St, South on 3rd Street to Independence Avenue, West on Independence Avenue to West Basin Drive, Southwest on West Basin Drive to Ohio Drive, Northwest on Ohio Drive to Franklin D. Roosevelt Park (United States Park Police permit is required) where they will disband.
All street closures and listed times are subject to change based upon prevailing or unexpected conditions. Motorists could encounter possible delays if operating in the vicinity of this event and may wish to consider alternative routes. The Metropolitan Police Department and the D.C. Department of Transportation also wishes to remind motorists in the vicinity of this event to proceed with caution as increased pedestrian traffic can be anticipated.