TRAFFIC ALERT: 2018 AWLA Walk for the Animals Fundraiser

Published on May 10, 2018

ARLINGTON, Va. — The 2018 Animal Welfare League of Arlington Walk for the Animals Fundraiser will take place on Saturday, May 12th, 2018. The Arlington County Police Department will conduct the following road closures from approximately 7:00 AM until 2:00 PM to accommodate the event:

  • Arlington Mill Drive, from Walter Reed Drive to Campbell Avenue

Westbound traffic on Arlington Mill Drive will be detoured at Campbell Avenue, except for vehicles that have specific business at the Arlington County Trades Center facilities on S. Taylor Street.

Eastbound traffic will be detoured beginning at Walter Reed Drive.  Residents of the Windgate and Heatherlea Condominiums will be allowed to exit onto Arlington Mill Drive and access Walter Reed Drive, however; they must use S. Wakefield Street as a re-entry point to their parking lots.

Vehicles utilizing the Harris Teeter parking garage will be able to use the alternate exit that leads to Arlington Mill Drive but must turn right to travel eastbound.

Signboards, barrels, and other traffic management equipment will be deployed in the area.  Motorists are reminded to follow police direction and be aware of the extra pedestrian traffic associated with the event. For additional event information, please visit their website.