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The 2013 March for Life on Jan. 25 will shut down a number of roads in the District.
The annual event will start with a noon rally on the National Mall, between 7th and 9th Streets. The march will begin immediately after the rally and travel up Constitution Avenue to the Supreme Court on First Street NE.
Here is a map of the route.
Law enforcement and transportation officials have announced street closures and warn drivers to expect delays and consider alternative routes if possible.
The following streets will be closed from 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.: Maryland Ave NE from Constitution Avenue to First Street NE First Street NE from Constitution Avenue to Independence Avenue SE Third Street NW from Constitution Avenue to Independence Avenue NW Fourth Street NW from Constitution Avenue to Independence Avenue NW Seventh Street NW from Constitution Avenue to Independence Avenue NW
The following streets will be closed from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.: F Street NW between Seventh and 12th Streets 12th Street NW between F Street and Constitution Avenue
The following streets will be closed from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.: Constitution Ave NW from 3rd Street to 9th Street NW Constitution Ave from 3rd Street NW to 1st Street NE 3rd Street NW from C Street to Constitution Avenue NW 6th street NW from Pennsylvania Avenue to Constitution Avenue NW 6th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW, no traffic east on Pennsylvania Avenue 7th Street NW from Pennsylvania Avenue to Constitution Avenue NW
Luz Lazo writes about transportation and development. She has recently written about the challenges of bus commuting, Metro’s dark stations, and the impact of sequestration on air travel.