Traffic, transit tips for Mother’s Day weekend

by Adrian J. Elliott | Saturday, Feb 23, 2019 | 1722 views

There are several crowd-drawing events within the District this weekend, and for all, make sure to check the Metrorail time table underneath.

The Capital weather Gang’s forecast maintains the clouds, and maybe a few showers, for Saturday. Sunday must be a drier and brighter day for mother-associated activities, plus a number of the big outside occasions listed right here.

Sports: The Capitals resume their hockey playoff with the Pittsburgh Penguins at 7:15 p.m. Saturday in Verizon center. D.C. United plays in RFK Stadium at 7:30 p.m. Sunday.

[12 things to do this weekend, from the Going Out Guide]

Metrorail
purple Line. The special preservation software keeps in the tunnel among medical middle and Friendship Heights. From eight p.m. Friday through the rail gadget’s middle of the night ultimate Sunday, trains will percentage a tune in that work zone in which crews are working on plugging water leaks, clearing drainage and removing mud. The trains are scheduled to leave the ends of the line at Shady Grove and Glenmont each 18 minutes. From nine a.m. to nine p.m. Saturday and Sunday, greater trains could be in carrier among Farragut North and Silver Spring. In that zone, trains have to reach structures about each 10 mins.

Orange Line. Unfastened shuttle buses will replace trains between Stadium-Armory and Minnesota avenue from 12:01 a.m. Saturday thru the middle of the night Sunday final. Trains are scheduled to operate each 15 mins at the open quantities of the road.

Using the shuttles between Minnesota road and Stadium-Armory will upload 12 to 15 minutes to your experience.

Blue Line. Free go back and forth buses update trains among Stadium-Armory and Benning road from 12:01 a.m. Saturday through the Sunday ultimate. At the open portions of the road, trains are scheduled to perform each 15 mins. The commute buses will add 12 to 15 minutes to journeys.

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Silver Line. Because of the paintings at the Blue and Orange strains, the Silver Line will operate best among Wiehle-Reston East and Ballston from 7 a.m. Saturday thru Sunday’s last. Trains have to attain structures approximately each 10 mins.

Yellow Line. Due to work at the inexperienced Line, the Yellow Line trains will quit their northbound trips at Mount Vernon rectangular, rather than castle Totten. To preserve north, board a green Line educate. From 10 p.m. Friday via Sunday’s final, the Yellow Line trains are scheduled to function each 15 minutes.

Inexperienced Line. From 10 p.m. Friday via Sunday’s closings, trains will proportion a music between Georgia avenue-Petworth and Prince George’s Plaza. The trains are scheduled to operate each 15 mins.

Race for the remedy
Metrorail will open at 5 a.m. Saturday to accommodate members inside the Susan G. Komen Race for the therapy, which attracts tens of heaps of humans to the center of the District. (The race sponsor finances the early establishing.) The start and end are close to the Washington Monument. Metrorail recommends that the participants use the stations at Metro middle, Federal Triangle, Smithsonian and records.

The runners begin at 8 a.m. at fifteenth avenue NW, near charter street NW. 15th road between charter and Independence avenues might be closed beginning at 2 a.m. and reopen by using 1 p.m. Saturday.

These streets could be closed from five a.m. to approximately 11 a.m.: fifteenth avenue NW between Independence and Ohio power SW, Madison force SW among 14th and fifteenth streets, Jefferson force between 14th and 15th streets, Independence avenue west of 14th street NW to the Lincoln Memorial, the Rock Creek through way go out eastbound from Memorial Bridge and twenty-third road SW. See a map of the route at the lowest of this page.

All roads will reopen by way of eleven a.m., except fifteenth street between charter and Independence avenues.

Law journey
The bike procession, an occasion associated with countrywide Police Week within the District, will bring together inside the RFK Stadium region at nineteenth and East Capitol streets at 7 a.m. Saturday earlier than heading out at 10:forty five a.m. for the journey to the law Enforcement Memorial for a wreath-laying ceremony and shows, that are scheduled for eleven a.m. to midday. Those streets alongside the course will be closed at some stage in the procession:

Independence street SE between RFK Lot eight and nineteenth avenue SE

19th street SE among Independence avenue SE and East Capitol avenue NE

East Capitol street NE among 19th street SE and first avenue NE

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First street NE among East Capitol avenue and charter street NE

charter avenue NE between First avenue NE and Pennsylvania avenue NW

Pennsylvania street NW among constitution street NE and 6th road NW

sixth street NW among Pennsylvania street NW and E street NW

E avenue NW among sixth street NW and the four hundred Block of E street NW

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