Service Alert: DC Circulator to Modify Service on EM-LP, CH-US, NM, and DP-RS Routes Thursday, July 4, 2019

National Mall Route

Road closures for 4th of July activities in and around the National Mall will impact the National Mall route in multiple locations on July 4th. To accommodate the event, DC Circulator will suspend service on the National Mall route all day on Thursday, July 4th, 2019.

Normal service on the route will resume on Friday, July 5, 2019.


Eastern Market – L’Enfant Plaza and Congress Heights – Union Station Routes

Road closures for the Barracks Row 4th of July Parade will impact both routes travelling on 8th Street SE on Thursday, July 4, 2019. To accommodate the event, the route will detour temporarily to 11th Street SE starting at 9:00 am until 12:30 pm.

Stops along 8th Street at E Street SE, G Street SE, and L Street SE will not be served. I

Regular service to all stops on both routes will resume after 12:30 am or once traffic has return to normal.

Dupont Circle-Georgetown-Rosslyn Route

Riders using the Dupont Circle-Georgetown-Rosslyn route on the evening of July 4, 2019 should be aware that the Key Bridge may be closed due to heavy pedestrian traffic. A post will be made on the DC Circulator Twitter account 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.


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