Police Advisory: Halloween in Georgetown

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Police on horseback look over the crowds in Georgetown's commercial district in 2012. Georgetowner photo.

The Metropolitan Police Department released the following traffic advisory about Halloween celebrations in Georgetown, D.C.’s oldest and most haunted neighborhood.

On Wednesday, Oct. 31, the annual Halloween celebrations in Georgetown will take place in the District of Columbia. In conjunction with this event, there will be traffic restrictions and street closures that motorists should take into consideration:

On Wednesday, Oct. 31, the following streets will have traffic restrictions which will limit vehicular access from turning onto side streets from approximately 6:30 p.m. until 3:00 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018.

  • Wisconsin Avenue NW from K Street NW to O Street NW
  • M Street NW from Pennsylvania Avenue NW to Key Bridge

On Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018, the following streets will be posted as Emergency No Parking for the event from approximately 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 1.

  • K Street NW from 30th Street to Wisconsin Avenue NW
  • Water Street NW from 32nd Street west to the mouth of the Capital Crescent Trail
  • 1000 – 1300 blocks of Wisconsin Avenue NW
  • M Street NW from 25th Street to Key Bridge
  • 1100 block of 26th Street NW

On Wednesday, Oct. 31, the following streets will be closed, except for local traffic, from approximately 6:30 p.m. until 3:00 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 1.

  • 29th Street NW from O Street south to M Street NW
  • 30th Street NW from O Street south to M Street NW
  • 31st Street NW from O Street south to M Street NW
  • 29th Street NW from O Street south to M Street NW
  • Potomac Street from O Street south to M Street NW
  • Bank Alley from Prospect to M Streets NW
  • 29th Street NW from K Street north to M Street NW
  • Thomas Jefferson Drive from K Street north to M Street NW
  • 31st Street NW from K Street north to M Street NW
  • South Street NW from Wisconsin Avenue to 31st Street NW
  • Grace Street NW from Wisconsin Avenue to Potomac Street NW
  • Cecil Place NW from Grace Street to Water Street NW
  • “Local Traffic” consists of residents, business owners and employees who will be allowed to access residences and businesses in this area. There will be no parade in association with these events.

All street closures and listed times are subject to change based upon prevailing or unexpected conditions.

The public should expect parking restrictions along the street and should be guided by the posted emergency no parking signage. All vehicles that are parked in violation of the emergency no parking signs will be ticketed and towed.

Motorists could encounter possible delays if operating in the vicinity of this event and may wish to consider alternative routes. The Metropolitan Police Department and the D.C. Department of Transportation also wishes to remind motorists in the vicinity of this event to proceed with caution as increased pedestrian traffic can be anticipated.

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