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Update March 30:

The Nuclear Security Summit has officially begun, per the Metropolitan Police Department:

On Monday, officials warned residents to prepare for increased security and “tough traffic days,” tomorrow and Friday. Certain Metrobus routes near the Convention Center will be affected, and the Mount Vernon Square Metro station will be closed during the summit.

Original Post:

This is not a drill: D.C. officials say the 2016 Nuclear Security Summit will result in significant street closures and parking restrictions starting Sunday and lasting until Saturday, April 2.

The biennial international meeting hasn’t been held in the District since 2010, and this year’s—the fourth and last one, according to the White House—will take place at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. The Metropolitan Police Department, the District Department of Transportation, and other partners are coordinating the event. Federal workers are even being told to telecommute.

Although much of downtown won’t be affected by the meeting, the areas around the Convention Center and White House will. The Secret Service provided the following map of transit changes expected for next week:

Here is a full list of closures, restrictions, and Metro changes per a joint release from MPD and DDOT:

Street Closures with Limited Pedestrian Traffic (resident and business foot traffic only – all parking restricted)

From Tuesday, March 29 at 7 p.m. to Saturday, April 2 at noon.

  • F Street NW from 14th Street NW to 15th Street NW

From Wednesday, March 30 at 7 p.m. to Saturday, April 2 at noon.

  • New York Avenue NW from 6th Street NW to 11th Street NW
  • Massachusetts Avenue NW from 6th Street NW to 9th Street NW
  • K Street NW from 6th Street NW to 10th Street NW
  • L Street NW from 6th Street NW to 10th Street NW
  • M Street NW from 6th Street NW to 10th Street NW
  • N Street NW from 6th Street NW to 10th Street NW
  • 7th Street NW from O Street NW to Massachusetts Avenue NW
  • 8th Street NW from O Street NW to N Street NW
  • 9th Street NW from O Street NW to New York Avenue NW
  • 10th Street NW from L Street NW to New York Avenue NW

Thursday, March 31st

  • 15th Street NW, southbound bike lane from Pennsylvania Avenue NW to 14th Street NW from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m.
  • 17th Street NW, northbound lane from Constitution Avenue NW to Pennsylvania Avenue NW from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m.
  • 22nd Street NW, north- and southbound from Constitution Avenue NW to C Street NW from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • C Street NW, east- and westbound from 20th Street NW to 21st Street NW from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.

INTERMITTENT STREET CLOSURES

From Wednesday, March 30 at 7 p.m. to Saturday, April 2 at noon.

  • 12th Street NW and New York Avenue NW
  • 13th Street NW and New York Avenue NW
  • 14th Street NW and New York Avenue NW

Hotels

  • There will be intermittent street closures around several unnamed hotels throughout the Washington Metropolitan Area.

PARKING RESTRICTIONS

From Sunday, March 27 at 7 p.m. to Saturday, April 2 at noon. No residential or metered parking:

  • New York Avenue NW from 6th Street NW to 14th Street NW
  • Massachusetts Avenue NW from 6th Street NW to 13th Street NW
  • K Street NW from 6th Street NW to 10th Street NW
  • L Street NW from 6th Street NW to 12th Street NW
  • M Street NW from 6th Street NW to 10th Street NW
  • N Street NW from 6th Street NW to 12th Street NW
  • 7th Street NW from O Street NW to Massachusetts Avenue NW
  • 8th Street NW from O Street NW to N Street NW
  • 9th Street NW from O Street NW to H Street NW
  • 10th Street NW from N Street NW to H Street NW

From Wednesday, March 30 at 7 p.m. to Saturday, April 2 at noon. No residential or metered parking:

  • 11th Street NW from K Street NW to L Street NW
  • 11th Street NW from H Street NW to I Street NW
  • 12th Street NW from K Street NW to Massachusetts Avenue NW
  • 12th Street NW from H Street NW to I Street NW
  • 13th Street NW at intersection with Massachusetts Avenue NW
  • 13th Street NW from H Street NW to I Street NW 

WMATA CLOSURES 

  • The Yellow and Green Line trains will not stop at the Washington Convention Center. No other Metro stops will be affected by the Nuclear Security Summit.
  • 7th Street NW and 9th Street NW Street bus stops between N Street NW and K Street NW will be diverted around the Washington Convention Center.

Photo by Darrow Montgomery