Road Closures Sunday For Rolling Thunder (MAP) | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

WAMU 88.5 : News

Road Closures Sunday For Rolling Thunder (MAP)

Play associated audio
Sunday's Rolling Thunder demonstration in honor of military POWs will result in road closure around the National Mall and monuments.
http://www.flickr.com/photos/travlr/4654443780/
Sunday's Rolling Thunder demonstration in honor of military POWs will result in road closure around the National Mall and monuments.

Rolling Thunder says it's here in the District to draw attention to American troops who fought in wars and are still unaccounted for. The group has organized a motorcycle ride and demonstration to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

The U.S. Park Police say motorists can expect multiple road closures throughout the day Sunday around the Mall and monuments. Officials say public transportation is the best way to get around the area.

The closures include Constitution Avenue, which will be shut from Pennsylvania Avenue NW to 23rd Street NW, and Independence Avenue from 1st Street SW to 23rd Street SW. Memorial Bridge and Memorial Avenue will also be closed from Route 110 to Arlington Memorial Circle. Ohio Drive will be closed from Independence Avenue to Virginia Avenue.


View Rolling Thunder Road Closures in a larger map
NPR

To Achieve Diversity In Publishing, A Difficult Dialogue Beats Silence

The American publishing industry has long been the realm of the privileged few. Lately, though, some writers of color are making their voices heard — and starting some uncomfortable conversations.
NPR

Legendary Vermont Bakers May Stop Selling Beloved Sourdough Bread

The bread that Jules and Helen Rabin have made in their fieldstone oven for four decades has a cult following in central Vermont. But this may be the last summer they sell it at the farmers market.
WAMU 88.5

IRS Seizes Financial Records For Park Southern Apartment Buildings In D.C.

A troubled housing complex that is becoming an issue in D.C.'s upcoming mayoral election had its records seized by the IRS as part of an apparent federal investigation into its finances.

NPR

Beheading Video Sets Off Debate Over How — Or Whether — To Portray It

A shocking video that shows an American journalist being beheaded by extremist militants has sparked outrage, along with arguments over whether the images should be restricted online.

Leave a Comment

Help keep the conversation civil. Please refer to our Terms of Use and Code of Conduct before posting your comments.