D.C. Road Closures for State of the Union

WASHINGTON (CBSDC) — Several areas in D.C. will be closed to the public Tuesday night for security reasons as a result of President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address.

The president will deliver his annual address at 9 p.m. before a joint session of Congress in the U.S. Capitol. As a result, the Capitol Square will be restricted to event credentialed and authorized pedestrians only beginning at 6 p.m.

The U.S. Capitol police said there also will be several road closures around the District starting at 7 p.m. and will remain closed until the event has concluded.

The roads closed are:

  • North Side of Capitol Square
  • D Street, NE between 2nd Street, NE & Louisiana Avenue, NW
  • C Street, NE between 2nd Street, NE & Louisiana Avenue, NW
  • Constitution Avenue between 2nd Street, NE & Louisiana Avenue, NW
  • Delaware Avenue between Columbus Circle & Constitution Avenue, NE
  • New Jersey Avenue, NW between Louisiana Avenue, & Constitution Avenue, NW
  • Pennsylvania Avenue between 1st Street, & 3rd Street, NW
  • East Capitol Street between 2nd Street, & 1st Street, NE/SE
  • 1st Street between Columbus Circle, NE & C Street, SE
  • 1st Street between Louisiana Avenue, NW & Washington Avenue, SW
  • 2nd Street NE between Constitution Avenue & East Capitol Street NE
  • South Side of Capitol Square
  • Maryland Avenue, SW between 1st Street, & 3rd Street, SW
  • Independence Avenue between 2nd Street, SE & Washington Avenue, SW
  • C Street between 1st Street, SE & Washington Avenue, SW
  • Delaware Avenue between Washington Avenue, SW & C Street, SW
  • New Jersey Avenue between Independence Avenue, & D Street, SE
  • South Capitol Street between Independence Avenue & D Street, SE/SW
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