TRAFFIC ALERT: Columbia Pike Blues Festival Road Closures

Published on June 13, 2017

ARLINGTON, Va. — The Columbia Pike Blues Festival will take place on Saturday, June 17, 2017. The Arlington County Police Department will close the following roads from approximately 7:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. to accommodate the event:

  • Walter Reed Drive will be closed from Columbia Pike to S. 9th Motorists can use 7th Street to Highland Street as a detour.

  • 9th Road will be closed from S. Garfield Street to Walter Reed Drive.

  • 9th Street will be closed from S. Highland Street to Walter Reed Drive.

In addition, motorists should be on the lookout for temporary "No Parking" signs in the area. Illegally parked vehicles may be ticketed or towed. If your vehicle is towed from a public street, call 703-228-4252 or the Emergency Communication Center at 703-558-2222.

The festival runs from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday.  For more information visit