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Updated 9:46 a.m. ET
Friday, June 11, 2004


Officials are closing area offices for memorial observances. Traffic and transportation will be affected by the memorial.




Street Closings

Government and Military
Transportation
D.C. Schools
Maryland Schools


S T R E E T   C L O S I N G S

The following streets are closed for former president Ronald Reagan's funeral procession. District police emphasized street closings can change with little or no notice. For the procession from the U.S. Capitol to Washington National Cathedral, streets along the route will be closed about 10 a.m., and will reopen after the procession passes.

Constitution Avenue between the Capitol and Third Street NW.
Third Street between Constitution Avenue NW and Independence Avenue SW.
Independence Avenue from Third to 17th Street SW.
17th Street from Independence Avenue SW to Pennsylvania Avenue NW.
Pennsylvania Avenue NW from 17th Street to 22nd Street.
22nd Street NW from Pennsylvania Avenue to Massachusetts Avenue.
Massachusetts Avenue NW from 22nd Street to Wisconsin Avenue.
Wisconsin Avenue NW abutting Washington National Cathedral.

A departure ceremony is scheduled for 1:15 p.m., after the memorial service. After the ceremony, streets will be closed along the expected route for the motorcade to Andrews Air Force Base. They will be reopened after the procession passes.

Wisconsin Avenue NW abutting Washington National Cathedral.
Massachusetts Avenue NW from Wisconsin Avenue to Waterside Drive.
Waterside Drive NW south of Massachusetts Avenue.
Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway from Waterside Drive NW to Independence Avenue SW.
Independence Avenue SW from Rock Creek Parkway to Maine Avenue.
Southeast/Southwest Freeway from Maine Avenue to Route 295.
Interstate 295 from Maine Avenue to Suitland Parkway.
Suitland Parkway from Maine Avenue to Suitland Road.
Suitland Road from the Suitland Parkway to Andrews Air Force Base.

G O V E R N M E N T   A N D
  M I L I T A R Y


• Federal government, offices will be closed Friday.
• Post offices will be closed Friday; Express mail delivery service only.
• D.C. government, will be closed on Friday. Emergency employees are required to report on time.
• D.C. Department of Motor Vehicles, closed with the following exceptions:
• Citizens with vehicles that have been booted and/or towed can visit DMV’s 65 K St. NW location between 7 a.m. and 6:45 p.m. to pay required ticket and release fees.
• Driver's licenses, vehicle registration and inspections expiring tomorrow will have a one-day extension.
• Ticket hearings for tomorrow are being rescheduled, and customers are being notified directly.
• Driver's road tests for tomorrow are rescheduled for the same times June 19, and customers are being notified directly.
• District courts,closed Friday, except for adult arraignments, juvenile intakes and scheduled preventative detention hearings.
• Maryland courts, open Friday.
• Virginia courts, most will be open Friday.
Loudoun County Courts, closed Friday.
Loudoun County Circuit Court, open Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.. Smithsonian Museums, open.

T R A N S P O R T A T I O N

• Metro will be running free shuttle buses to accommodate the crowds expected at the Capitol. Buses will run between RFK Stadium and the Capitol from 11:30 p.m to 6 a.m. Wednesday and Thursday, and from 11:30 p.m to 6 a.m. Friday. Three buses will depart every 15 minutes.
• HOV restrictions are being lifted Friday along Interstates 66, 95 and 395, in addition to the Dulles Toll Road in Virginia.
• Metrorail, Fairfax Connector, Metrobus, ART, Ride On and DASH, Connect-A-Ride, CUE, MetroAccess, "The Bus," PRTC OmniRide, MARC, VRE and MTA commuter services will operate on their regular schedules Friday.


D.C.   S C H O O L S

Public Schools:
• D.C. public schools, closed Friday.

Colleges and Universities:
American University, closed Friday.
• George Washington University, closed Friday.
Howard University, classes canceled, administrative leave granted to all non-essential employees.

M A R Y L A N D   S C H O O L S

Montgomery County Public Schools:
• Watkins Mills High School's graduation ceremony will be held Friday, June 11 at 9:30 a.m.
• Northwest High School's graduation ceremony will be held Friday, June 11 at 3 p.m.



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