‘Captain America’ film shoot to close some D.C. streets

May 16, 2013
Chris Evans starred in the 2011 film "Captain America: The First Avenger." (Jay Maidment/JAY MAIDMENT) Chris Evans in the 2011 film “Captain America: The First Avenger.” (Jay Maidment/JAY MAIDMENT)

Several streets in Northwest D.C. will be closed Thursday night due to yet another film shoot for the upcoming “Captain America” movie.

Hillyer Place NW (between Connecticut Avenue and 21st Street) and 20th Street NW (between Connecticut Avenue and Q Street) will be closed from 7 p.m. to midnight.

Nearby streets may also be closed intermittently overnight, according to police. Drivers are advised to avoid the area and plan alternate routes.

“Captain America: The Winter Soldier” is the sequel to the 2011 film starring Chris Evans. If the production’s shoot schedule is any indication, Washington appears to play a major role in the film. Recent shoots have closed streets around the National Mall and the Teddy Roosevelt Bridge.

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