TRAFFIC ALERT: Planned Road Closures for Saturday, June 17, 2023
Published on June 08, 2023
ARLINGTON, Va. – The Arlington County Police Department will conduct road closures to accommodate two upcoming events taking place Saturday, June 17, 2023.
2023 Zero Prostate Cancer 5k Run/Walk
The 2023 Zero Prostate Cancer 5k Run/Walk will take place on Saturday, June 17. The following roadways will be closed in order to accommodate the event:
From approximately 6:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
- S. Joyce Street, between 15th Street S. and Army Navy Drive
From approximately 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
- Army Navy Drive, between S. Joyce Street and 25th Street S.
Race attendees and spectators are encouraged to use public or other forms of multimodal transportation, as street parking around the event will be limited. Paid parking is available in the garage at the Fashion Centre at Pentagon City for those choosing to drive.
2023 Columbia Pike Blues Festival
The 2023 Columbia Pike Blues Festival will take place on Saturday, June 17, and will begin at approximately 1:00 p.m. The following roadways will be closed from approximately 7:00 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. in order to accommodate the event:
- S. Walter Reed Drive, from 9th Street S. to Columbia Pike
- Southbound Walter Reed Drive, from 7th Street S. to 9th Street S. – local traffic only and handicapped drop-off for the event.
- 9th Street S., from S. Highland Street to S. Walter Reed Drive
- 9th Road S., from S. Garfield Street to S. Walter Reed Drive.
The public should expect to see an increased police presence in the area, and motorists are urged to follow law enforcement direction, be mindful of closures, and remain alert for increased pedestrian traffic.
Motorists should be on the lookout for temporary “No Parking” signs. Illegally parked vehicles may be ticketed or towed. If your vehicle is towed from a public street, call the Emergency Communications Center at 703-558-2222.