MLB All-Star Game Road Closures!

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser, Police Chief Peter Newsham and District Department of Transportation Director Jeff Marootian announced a host of preparation plans ahead of next week’s MLB All-Star Game — which include road closures, new parking restrictions, and transit changes.

At the news conference, officials strongly encouraged residents to visit the sportscapital.dc.gov website for more information.

Road closures

Near the Convention Center:

Closed from approximately 12 p.m. on Sunday, July 8 — Wednesday, July 18, until 12 p.m.:

•L Street, NW from 7th Street, NW to 9th Street, NW

At Nationals Park:

Closed from approximately 12 p.m. on Friday, July 13, 2018 — Wednesday, July 18, until 6 a.m.:

•First Street, SE from M Street, SE to Potomac Avenue, SE — Southbound Traffic Only 

•Potomac Avenue, SE from First Street, SE to South Capitol Street, SE — Westbound Traffic Only 

•Van Street, SE from M Street, SE to N Street, SE 

•Half Street, SE from M Street, SE to N Street, SE 

•N Street, SE from South Capitol Street, SE to New Jersey Avenue, SE 

•N Place, SE from First Street, SE to the DC Water Facility Entrance Gate

During the Color Run 5K:

Closed during the below listed times on Saturday, July 14:

•First Street from M Street to N Street, SW (3 a.m. — 4 p.m.) 

•First Street from N Street to Potomac Ave, SW (3 a.m. — 12 p.m.) 

•South Capitol Street (Fredrick Douglas Memorial Bridge) (Northwest lanes only) 

•Anacostia Drive South Capitol Street on ramp to Good Hope Road SE (6 a.m. — 12 p.m.) 

•Good Hope Road (Anacostia Drive to Running Path) (6 a.m. — 12 p.m.)

•11th Street Bridge (Southbound lanes) (7 a.m. — 11 p.m.)

Parking restrictions:

Emergency No Parking in effect from 6 a.m. on Thursday, July 12 — Wednesday, July 18, until 12 p.m.:

•7th Street, NW from Mt. Vernon Place, NW to N Street, NW 

•9th Street, NW from Mt. Vernon Place, NW to N Street, NW

Metro:

Metro will be open later than usual on the nights of the Home Run Derby and the All-Star Game.

MasterCard — which is sponsoring the All-Star Game — will foot the bill for the expanded hours.

If either the Home Run Derby or All-Star Game runs longer past Metro’s usual 11:30 p.m. closing time, the Navy Yard Metro station will remain open until 30 minutes after the end of each event.

Source: WTOP

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