Just an FYI:

On Thursday, September 11, 2008 the dedication of the Pentagon 9-11 Memorial (a major event) will take place with a large contingent of dignitaries presiding, including the President.
Road Closures and Times:
  • Washington Blvd Eastbound closed at 395 and Columbia Pike 0400 to 1400
  • Washington Blvd Westbound from memorial Bridge closed from 0400 to 1400
  • Washington Blvd Westbound from route 395 closed from 0400 to 1400
  • Washington Blvd Westbound from Hayes Street closed from 0400 to 1400
  • Route 395 Southbound to Pentagon South Parking closed 0400 to 1400
  • Route 395 Southbound HOV diverted to main lanes just south of the 14th Street bridge at 0400 to 1400
  • Columbia Pike closed from Joyce Street to Pentagon South Parking 0400 to 1400 (access to Pentagon via Boundary Channel)
  • Fern Street from Army Navy to the Pentagon closed 0300 to TBD (at least till 1400)
  • Eads Street from Army Navy to the Pentagon closed 0300 to TBD (at least till 1200)
  • Rotary Road closed throughout South parking 0300 to TBD
  • North /South Connector road at Pentagon closed 0300 to TBD (at least till 1200)
  • 395 Northbound HOV no access to Washington Blvd from N/B 395 0400 to 1400
  • 395 Northbound HOV access to Eads Street from N/B HOV only S/B HOV exit will be closed (N/B must exit to Army Navy Drive)
  • 0845 to 1045: S/B 395 will be closed at Route 1. All traffic will be diverted to S/B Route 1.
  • No access to Jefferson Davis Highway (Route 1) via 20th Street or 23rd Street. All access to Route 1 will have to be via the 15th street ramps.


Officers will be positioned on at grade intersections to facilitate the detour of vehicles from Route 1 to Glebe Road and back to the interstate.