Service Alert: Route Suspension and Detours for Independence Day Holiday 2016

Various activities in Washington, DC on Monday, July 4 will impact service on four DC Circulator routes. Riders are encouraged to get the latest information on detours and delays on our Twitter page.


DC Circulator Union Station - Navy Yard Route CircleUnion Station – Navy Yard (8:00am – 12:00pm)

The Barracks Row 4th of July Parade will close 8th Street SE between Virginia Avenue and Pennsylvania Avenue SE. Buses traveling northbound from Navy Yard will turn left on 11th Street SE and continue to Pennsylvania Avenue SE. Service will resume the normal route along Pennsylvania Avenue SE. Buses travelling southbound from Union Station will serve the stop on Pennsylvania Avenue SE & 8th Street (Eastern Market Metrorail Station) and continue east on Pennsylvania Avenue and turn right onto 11th Street SE. Service will resume the normal route along M Street SE.

Buses will miss all 8th Street SE stops along the route.

 

DC Circulator Potomac Ave - Skyland via Barracks Row Route SymbollPotomac Avenue – Skyland via Barracks Row (8:00am – 12:00pm)
DetourNotice_8thStThe Barracks Row 4th of July Parade will close 8th Street SE between Virginia Avenue and Pennsylvania Avenue SE. Buses traveling northbound from Skyland will continue straight on 11th Street SE and continue to Pennsylvania Avenue SE. Service will resume the normal route along Pennsylvania Avenue SE. Buses travelling southbound from Potomac Avenue will serve the stop on Pennsylvania Avenue SE & 12th Street and turn left onto 11th Street SE. Service will resume the normal route along the 11th Street Bridge.

Buses will miss all 8th Street SE stops along the route.

 

Dupont_Circle_Georgetown_RosslynRosslyn – Georgetown – Dupont Circle

Riders using the Rosslyn – Georgetown – Dupont Circle route in the evening should be aware that the Key Bridge may be closed due to heavy pedestrian traffic. A post will be put on the DC Circulator Twitter, in the event that the Key Bridge is closed. Another post will be made when normal service is able to resume after the fireworks.

In the event of a closure of the Key Bridge, buses will only serve stops on the District side of the Potomac River, utilizing a turnaround at M Street NW and 35th Street NW. The stop in Rosslyn will not be serviced while the Key Bridge is closed.

 

DC Circulator National Mall route symbol.National Mall

Due to road closures and large numbers of pedestrians, the National Mall route will not operate on Monday, July 4. The National Mall route will operate normal service on Sunday, July 3 (9:00am – 8:00pm) and Tuesday, July 5 (7:00am – 8:00pm).

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