Monday, March 05, 2018

MPD traffic advisory for this Saturday's 2018 Run Rock 'N' Roll Marathon -- including Bryant St NW and North Capitol Street

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Subject: [MPD-5D] Correction: TRAFFIC ADVISORY: 2018 Rock ‘N’ Roll Marathon

March 5, 2018

TRAFFIC ADVISORY: 2018 Rock ‘N’ Roll Marathon

(Washington, DC)- The Metropolitan Police Department wishes to advise the public that the 2018 Rock ‘N’ Roll Marathon is scheduled to be held on Saturday, March 10, 2018.  In order to facilitate this event there will be no vehicular traffic allowed along the routes of the race. 

The race is scheduled to begin at approximately 7:00 am; however some street closures will begin as early as 2:00 am.  All streets affected by this event are expected to be reopened at approximately 3:00 pm.

The public should expect parking restrictions along the entire marathon route and should be guided by the posted emergency no parking signage.  The public should also expect enforcement of these parking restrictions which may include ticketing and towing along the entire marathon route.


Half Marathon/Full Marathon Turns:
  • Start on Constitution Ave NW just east of 14th Street NW
  • Right on Virginia Ave NW
  • Right on 18th Street NW
  • Left on E Street NW (eastbound lanes)
  • Left on 19th Street NW
  • Right on Constitution Ave NW
  • Left on 23rd Street NW
  • Enter Lincoln Memorial Circle
  • Merge Right onto Parkway Dr/Beach Volleyball courts
  • Continue straight onto Rock Creek and Potomac Pkwy
  • Right at Virginia Ave NW and merge onto I St NW
  • Continue on I St NW to Potomac River Frwy
  • Right onto Potomac River Frwy and continue south to horseshoe turn
  • Continue north on Potomac River Frwy
  • Exit left onto 27th St NW
  • Right onto Virginia Ave NW
  • Right onto Rock Creek Pkwy
  • Continue north on Rock Creek Pkwy
  • Merge Left on Shoreham Drive NW
  • Right on Calvert Street NW
  • Merge Right on Adams Mill Rd
  • Left on Columbia Rd NW
  • Right on Harvard Street NW
  • Right on 5th Street NW
  • Merge onto 4th Street NW
  • Left on Bryant Street NW
  • Right on N. Capitol Street NW
  • Left on K Street NE
  • Right on 4th Street NE
  • Left on H Street NE
  • Right on 13th Street NE
  • Left on Constitution Ave NE


Half Marathon Turns only:

  • Left on N. Carolina Ave NE
  • Merge onto C Street NE
  • Merge right onto 22nd Street NE
  • Turn right onto E. Capitol St NE
  • Half Marathon Finish (near RFK Lot 3)
Marathon Turns only:

  • Right on 14th St NE
  • Right on N. Carolina NE
  • Left on 13th Street SE
  • Right on E. Capitol Street SE
  • Right on 11th Street SE
  • Left on E. Capitol Street NE
  • Left on 3rd Street SE
  • Right on E Street SE
  • Left on S. Capitol Street SW
  • Cross the Douglass Bridge
  • Turnaround on S. Capitol St SW north of Malcolm X Ave SW
  • Continue north on S. Capitol St SW
  • Left on Douglass Bridge access road
  • Right on Anacostia Drive SE
  • Full loop around Anacostia Park Skating Pavilion on Anacostia Drive SE
  • Left on Nicholson Street SE
  • Left on Fairlawn Ave SE
  • Right on Pennsylvania Ave SE
  • Left on L’Enfant Square SE
  • Left on Pennsylvania Ave SE
  • Right on Fairlawn Ave SE
  • Right on K Street SE
  • Enter Randle Circle SE
  • Left on Ft. Dupont Dr SE
  • Left on Ft. Davis Dr SE
  • Left on Ridge Rd SE
  • Left on Ely Place SE
  • Right on Minnesota Ave SE
  • Right on E. Capitol Street NE off-ramp
  • Right on E. Capitol Street NE
  • Merge right onto C Street NE
  • Left on 21st Street NE
  • Left on 22nd Street NE
  • Right on E. Capitol St NE
  • Marathon Finish (near RFK Lot 3)

For an additional map of street closures, go to: 

Also, download the FREE Waze navigation app on your smart phone to help avoid road closures on race weekend.

Metered Traffic Locations

Metered traffic locations are intersections that vehicles will be allowed to cross by a MPD Officer when safe to do so.

Rock 'n' Roll DC: Metering Points - Saturday, March 10, 2018
Street Closed
Metering Intersection
Metering Start Time
Metering End Time
C Street NE
17th Street NE
7:00 AM
1:30 PM
North Carolina Avenue NE
15th Street NE
7:00 AM
1:15 PM
E. Capitol Street NE
10th Street NE
7:30 AM
10:30 AM
8th Street NE
7:30 AM
10:30 AM
6th Street NE
7:30 AM
10:30 AM
4th Street NE
7:30 AM
10:30 AM
H Street NE
8th Street NE
7:00 AM
1:00 PM
Minnesota Avenue SE
Nelson Place SE
8:00 AM
1:15 PM
M Street SE
8:00 AM
1:15 PM
M Place SE
8:00 AM
1:15 PM
B Street SE
8:00 AM
1:15 PM
13th Street NE
Maryland Ave NE
8:00 AM
1:15 PM

Motorists traveling in the area of this event may experience delays and should consider alternative routes.  The Metropolitan Police Department would like to remind motorists to pay full attention whenever operating any motor vehicle and to be mindful of heavy pedestrian traffic that may be associated with special events.  These street closings are subject to change without notice based upon unanticipated events and prevailing conditions.

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