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.
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.)
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 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.