TRAFFIC ALERT: Planned Road Closures for Weekend of November 18-19
Published on November 13, 2023
ARLINGTON, Va. – The Arlington County Police Department will conduct road closures to accommodate two upcoming events taking place during the weekend of Saturday, November 18 – Sunday, November 19, 2023.
2023 Jennifer-Bush Lawson 5k
The 9th annual Jennifer-Bush Lawson Memorial 5k & Family Fun Day will take place in the Yorktown neighborhood on Saturday, November 18 beginning at 9:00 a.m. The following roadways will be closed from approximately 8:45 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. to accommodate the event:
- Yorktown Boulevard, from Little Falls Road/N. Greenbrier Street to N. Kensington Street
- Little Falls Road, from N. Edison Street to Yorktown Boulevard and from Yorktown Boulevard/N. Kensington Street to N. Ohio Street
- N. Lexington Street, from Yorktown Boulevard to 27th Street N.
- 27th Road N., from the dead end to N. Lexington Street
- 27th Street N., from N. Lexington Street to N. Ohio Street
- John Marshall Drive at 27th Street N.
- N. Ohio Street, from 27th Street N. to Little Falls Road
When safe to do so, residents of the affected areas will be escorted through the road closures, as necessary, to minimize the impact on the community. All roadways are expected to reopen at 10:30 a.m. Community members are asked to park vehicles in driveways to reduce the congestion on the course and to allow for standard traffic conditions to return as quickly as possible.
2023 Girls on the Run 5k Race
The 2023 Girls on the Run 5k Race will take place in Pentagon City on Sunday, November 19, and will begin at 8:30 a.m. The following roadways will be closed from approximately 8:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. to accommodate the event:
- S. Joyce Street, from 16th Street S. to Army Navy Drive
- Army Navy Drive, from S. Joyce Street to 23rd Street S.
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. Other roads not mentioned may be closed at law enforcement discretion and in the interest of public safety.
In addition, area street parking may be restricted. Motorists should be on the lookout for temporary “No Parking” signs and illegally parked vehicles may be ticketed or towed. If your vehicle is towed from a public street, please call the Emergency Communications Center at 703-558-2222.