Detour: White House Christmas Tree Lighting

The White House Christmas Tree Lighting will lead to road closures along the National Mall Route.

To accommodate the event, the following service changes will begin Thursday, December 3  from 2pm – 7pm.

Detour: All National Mall Route buses will service the usual route up until stop #4 (National Museum of American History/National Museum of Natural History – Madison Dr NW & 12th St) then travel to stop #8 ( Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial/Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial – W. Basin Dr. SW) via turning left on 14th St, right on Independence Ave, and left on 15th St.

After servicing stop #8, buses will head to stop #13 ( Smithsonian Visitor Center – Jefferson Dr. SW & 12th St.) and continue the usual route.

The following stops will be closed during the detour:

  • #5 Washington Monument/National Museum of African American History and Culture – 15th St. SW/Jefferson Dr.
  • #9 Lincoln Memorial/ Korean War Veterans Memorial – Lincoln Memorial Circle SW
  • #10 Vietnam Veterans Memorial – Constitution Ave. NW & 21 St.
  • #11 World War II Memorial/ Constitution Garden – Constitution Ave. NW/ 18th St.
  • #12 Washington Monument / National Museum of African American History and Culture – 15th St. NW/ Madison Dr.

 

 

 

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