Washington Area Evacuations and Closures

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___ Pentagon Personnel ___

The Pentagon has asked that all Navy and Marine personnel who were in the building at the time of the attack to call in to a toll-free number so that the services can put together a roster. That number is 1-877-663-6772.

Army personnel assigned to the Pentagon should call 1-800-984-8523.

Family members may contact service representatives at the following numbers:
• Army: 1-800-984-8523 or 703-428-0002
• Navy and Marine Corps: 1-877-663-6772
• Air Force: 1-800-253-9276

_____Flight Information_____
Families of passengers on the following flights may call the airlines for information at the numbers below:
American Airlines: 1-800-245-0999
Statement from American Airlines
United Airlines: 1-800-932-8555
Statement from United Airlines

The following flights are believed to have been affected in today's attacks:
American Airlines Flight 11: A Boeing 767 en route from Boston to Los Angeles.
American Airlines Flight 77: A Boeing 757 en route from Dulles Airport near Washington to Los Angeles.
United Airlines Flight 93: A Boeing 757, crashed southeast of Pittsburgh while en route from Newark, N.J. to San Francisco.
United Airlines Flight 175: A Boeing 767. The flight was bound from Boston to Los Angeles.

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From staff and wire reports
Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001; 11:45 p.m. EDT

All memorials in the District and the Ellipse are closed.

D.C. Court of Appeals and D.C. Superior Courts will be open with liberal leave.

D.C. Department of Motor Vehicles closed; all other government offices open.

Fairfax County government offices and courts are open tomorrow with liberal leave in effect. Emergency personnel should report for duty. Wednesday evening activities in county buildings will proceed as scheduled.

Falls Church City government open, with liberal leave in effect.

Prince William County employees have liberal leave.


The Pentagon and National Airport Metrorail stations are closed. Buses are connecting passengers between the Pentagon City and Arlington Cemetery stations, and L'Enfant Plaza and Pentagon City stations.

The bridges between the District and Virginia are all open. So is all of I-395 in both directions. But there are closures all around the Pentagon, including Washington Boulevard, and some road closures in the area of the White House. Constitution Avenue between 15th and 17th streets has been reopened.

Reagan National Airport, Dulles International Airport and Baltimore-Washington Airport will be closed until at least noon.


Public Schools

Alexandria public schools closed, with Code Green in effect (12-month employees should report).

Anne Arundel County schools closed, with Code Blue for school employees.

Arlington County public schools closed, 12-month employees should report.

District of Columbia public schools closed, but administrative offices are open.

Falls Church City public schools closed, including day care.

Montgomery County schools closed, but offices will be open.

Prince George's County schools closed.

Prince William County schools closed, code red.

St. Mary's County schools closed, staff operating on Code Three.

Private Schools

Queen Anne's private school in Prince George's County will be closed.

Colleges and Universities

Montgomery College is closed.

Northern Virginia Community College is closed.

University of Maryland at College Park: Classes are canceled, but offices are open.

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