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Posted at 12:35 PM ET, 11/16/2011

Occupy D.C.: Occupying your Thursday commute?


(Cliff Owen - AP)
Get on the Bridge,” touted by organizers as a national solidarity movement to celebrate the two-month anniversary of Occupy Wall Street, could disrupt your Thursday commute.

This Thurs is a national day of action. Google "Get on the Bridge + November 17th" to see what's going on in your area. #99percentWed Nov 16 01:47:59 via web

Related events are planned for Richmond, Milwaukee, Portland and Pittsburgh. Local celebration plans include an announced march to Key Bridge at 2:30 p.m., but local chatter indicates protesters will be showing up around 4 p.m. — just before the evening rush hour begins. The Facebook invite suggests 3:30 p.m.

"Get on the Bridge" Thursday 11/17, 4 PM, march with #OccupyDC from McPherson to Key Bridge! Solidarity with #occupywallst!Tue Nov 15 17:35:48 via Twitter for iPhone

Basically, it just might not be a good idea to plan on commuting through Georgeown Thursday. Participants say they’ll try to keep out of traffic, but Dr. Gridlock will keep you posted either way.

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