Service Alert: Service Changes for the Congress Heights-Union Station route due to
MLK Open Streets Event on Saturday, May 21, 2022
DC Circulator will Modify Service on Congress Heights to Union Station Route this Saturday for the Martin Luther King Avenue (MLK) Open Streets Event
Saturday, May 21, 2022
The MLK Open Streets will impact critical sections of the Congress Heights-Union Station Route. The MLK Open Streets event is scheduled along Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, SE, on Saturday, May 21, 2022.
Buses will not travel along Martin Luther King Jr Ave. and will not service the following stops:
- Martin Luther King Jr., Ave. SE, Good Hope Rd SE (Northbound or Southbound)
- Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE and W St. SE (Northbound or Southbound)
The MLK Open Streets event begins from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, and buses may begin the detour service as early as 7:00 am at the start of service.
Once the activities have concluded and streets reopen, full service will be re-established. Follow @dccirculator on Twitter for updates.
Buses traveling from Congress Heights – Union Station:
After servicing the 11th St, SE, and O St, SE bus stop, the buses will continue the 11th St Bridge, making a right turn at I-295 South. Then the buses will utilize exit #4 to Howard Rd. making a right turn into the Anacostia Metro Station. The buses will continue regular service to the Congress Heights Metro Station.
Buses traveling from Congress Heights to Union Station:
The buses departing Anacostia Metro Station will exit the station making a left turn on Howard Rd. Then the buses will make a right turn at First Sterling Dr. and continue unto I-295 North. The buses will utilize exit # 4 to the 11th Street Bridge, making a left onto the 11th Street Bridge and continuing regular service to Union Station.