The Metropolitan Police Department wishes to advise the public and members of the news media of street closings to facilitate the Trinidad Parade and the Chuck Brown Street Naming Event on Saturday, August 22, 2009.
From about 10:00 am to noon, a parade in the Trinidad neighborhood will take place. The parade will begin in the 1200 block of Simms Place, NE, proceed on Trinidad Avenue and end at the Trinidad Recreation Center, located at 1310 Childress Street, NE.
Chuck Brown Street Naming Event
Beginning at 11:30 am until 9 pm, 7th Street, NW northbound and southbound from Florida Avenue, NW to S Street, NW will be closed to vehicular traffic. Metrobuses will be rerouted to Florida Avenue, NW.
Motorists traveling in the areas of these events may experience delays and should consider alternative routes.
The Metropolitan Police Department and the District Department of Transportation would like to remind motorists to pay full time and attention whenever operating any motor vehicle and to be mindful of heavy pedestrian traffic that may be associated with special events. These street closings are subject to change without notice based upon unanticipated events and prevailing conditions.