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US Secret Service Releases Updated Transportation Security Information, Public Access Map

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

(Washington, DC) – Today the US Secret Service released updated transportation security information and a comprehensive public access map pertinent to the 59th Presidential Inauguration.

Access into Washington, DC will be limited Jan. 16-21. The following is a comprehensive map and summary of routes from the United States Secret Service.

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The following bridges will be closed to vehicles, pedestrians, and cyclists beginning Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at 6 am. These closures will remain in effect until 6 am, Thursday, January 21. See below for information specific to each of the affected bridges:

  • Theodore Roosevelt Bridge – East bound traffic will be closed to all vehicles entering the city. West bound traffic will flow normally, leaving the city.

  • Arlington Memorial Bridge – No traffic allowed in either direction.

  • I-395 & 14th Street Bridge – North bound traffic will be closed to all vehicles entering the city. South bound traffic will flow normally, leaving the city.

  • 695 – Open to traffic in both directions.

The following bridges will have commercial vehicle restrictions, but remain open to local vehicles, pedestrians, and cyclists beginning on January 19, 2021 at 6 am. Motorists should expect delays and allow for extra time as commercial vehicles will not be allowed access. These will remain in effect until 6 am, Thursday, January 21. See below for information specific to each of the affected bridges:

  • South Capitol Street/Frederick Douglas Memorial Bridge – North bound lanes will have commercial vehicle restrictions but remain open to local traffic. South bound traffic will flow normally, toward Maryland.

  • 11th Street Bridge – Travel lanes into the Navy Yard area will have commercial vehicle restrictions but remain open to local traffic.

  • John Phillip Sousa (Pennsylvania Ave.) Bridge – Travel lanes west toward downtown will have commercial vehicle restrictions but open to local traffic. South bound traffic will flow normally, toward Maryland.

  • Key Bridge – will remain open, but access to Whitehurst Freeway will be closed. Traffic from the Key Bridge will make a left turn onto Canal Rd/MacArthur Blvd and local traffic may go right on M Street. East bound on M Street will have commercial vehicle restrictions.

Essential employees who normally cross these bridges to access their place of employment are encouraged to seek access to Washington from the east via 295 North at E. Capitol St., Benning Rd. or New York Ave. (Route 50).

Additionally, drivers will be able to enter Washington from the Capital Beltway in Maryland. All major roadways leading into the District are open. Both the Wilson and American Legion Bridges will remain open for traffic between Virginia and Maryland. Chain Bridge will also remain open.

All vehicles, including delivery vehicles that do not have appropriate credentials, will not be able to access restricted zones between midnight, January 19, and January 21 at a time to be determined.

There is the potential for intermittent closures in the downtown area.

Road Closures

10th St NW from F St NW to Constitution Ave NW (Red Zone)
11th St NW from F St NW to Pennsylvania Ave NW (Red Zone)
12th St NW from F St NW to C St SW (Red Zone)
13 ½ St NW from Pennsylvania Ave NW (Red Zone)
13th St NW from K St NW to Pennsylvania Ave NW (Red Zone)
14th St NW from K St NW to C St SW (Red Zone)
15th St NW from K St NW to Independence Ave SW (Red Zone)
Raoul Wallenberg Pl SW from 15th St. SW to Maine Ave. SW
16th St NW from K St NW to H St NW (Red Zone)
17th St NW from N St NW to K St. NW
17th St NW from N St NW to Independence Ave SW (Red Zone)
Rhode Island Ave. NW from Bataan St. NW to N St.
Rhode Island Ave. NW from Bataan to Connecticut Ave. NW
M St. from 18th St. NW to Connecticut Ave. NW
M. St. from 18th St. NW to 17th St. NW
Connecticut Ave. NW from Jefferson Pl NW to K St. NW
Desales St. NW from Connecticut Ave. NW to 17th St. NW
L St. NW from 17th St. NW from 16th St. NW
17th St. NW/Connecticut Ave from K St. NW to H St. NW
17th St. NW from H St. to Independence Ave.
18th St NW from K St NW to Constitution Ave NW (Red Zone)
19th St NW from K St NW to Constitution Ave NW (Red Zone)
1st St NW from D St NW to Constitution Ave. NW
1st St. NE/SE from Mass. Ave to North Carolina Ave. SE
2nd St SW from Washington Ave SW to E St SW
3rd St NW/SW from Mass. Ave/H St. NW to E St SW
4th St NW from H St NW to D St NW
4th St NW from Pennsylvania Ave NW to C St. SW
5th St NW from H St. NW to D St. NW
6th St NW from G St NW to Constitution Ave NW
6th St. SW from Independence Ave. SW to C St. SW
7th St NW from F St NW to C St. SW
8th St NW from F St to D St NW
9th St NW from F St NW to Capitol Square Pl SW
C St NW from 19th St NW to 17th St NW
C St NW from 6th St NW to 3rd  St NW
C St. SW from 14th SW to 12th SW
C St. SW from 6th St. SW to 2nd St. SE
C St SW from 14th St SW to 2nd St SW/SE
Constitution Ave NW from 23rd St NW to 2nd St. NE
D St NW from 18th St NW to 17th St NW
D St NW/NE from 9th St NW to 2nd St. NE
D St SW from 4th St SW to 1st St. SE
Daniel French Dr NW from Lincoln Memorial Circle NW to Independence Ave NW
E St NW from 19th St NW/E St Expy to 3rd St NW
F St NW from 15th St NW to 12th St. NW
F St. NW to 6th St. NW to 3rd St. NW
F St NW from 19th St NW to 17th St NW
F St NW from New Jersey Ave NW to N Capitol St NW
G St NW from 15th St NW to 12th St NW
G St NW from 19th St NW to 17th St NW
G St NW from 6th St NW to 3rd St NW
H St NW from 19th St NW to 12th St NW
Henry Bacon Dr NW from Lincoln Memorial Circle NW to Constitution Ave NW
Home Front Dr from 17th St NW to Independence Ave SW
I St. NW from 19th NW to 12th St. NW
Independence Ave SW from 17th St NW to Washington Ave SW
Independence Ave. SW/Kutz Bridge from 23rd St NW to 15th St SW
Independence Ave. SW from Ohio Dr. SW to 17th St. SW
23rd St. SW at Independence Ave. SW
Indiana Ave NW from 7th St NW to D St NW
Jefferson Dr SW from 15th St SW to 3rd St SW
K St NW from 19th St NW to 12th St NW
Louisiana Ave NW from Constitution Ave NW to Mass. Ave. NW
Madison Dr NW from 15th St SW to 3rd St SW (Red Zone)
Maine Ave SW from 12th St SW to Kutz Bridge
New Jersey Ave SE from Independence Ave SE to E St SW (Red Zone)
New York Ave NW from 15th St NW to 12th St NW (Red Zone)
Ohio Drive SW from Ohio Dr. Bridge to Rock Creek Pwky (Red Zone)
Pennsylvania Ave NW from 15th St NW to 3rd St NW (Red Zone)
Pennsylvania Ave NW from 19th St to 15th St NW (Red Zone)
Raoul Wallenberg Pl SW from Independence Ave SW to Maine Ave SW (Red Zone)
S Capitol St SE from Independence Ave. SW to E St SE(Red Zone)
Virginia Ave NW from 19th St NW to Constitution Ave NW(Red Zone)
Washington Ave SW from Independence Ave SW to E St SW(Red Zone)
Washington Ave SW from Independence Ave SW to S Capitol St SE (Red Zone)

For the latest security information and updates relating to the 59th Presidential Inauguration, visit https://www.secretservice.gov/protection/inauguration