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Halloween Crowds Close Areas Of Georgetown To Traffic

Rain or shine, Georgetown is always packed with Halloween revelers.
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Rain or shine, Georgetown is always packed with Halloween revelers.

Wiith relatively clear skies on Wednesday night, the regular Halloween festivities in Georgetown are expected to go on as normal. That means large crowds of costumed ghouls and goblins, and restricted access to side streets in the area.

According to the District Department of Transportation, main roads like Wisconsin Ave. and M Street will remain open, but Georgetown's various side streets will be closed to all but residents and employees of businesses. Drivers must present proof of residency or work ID.

Here is the list of streets that will be restricted access for the Halloween hordes:

  • 1000 block of Grace Street, NW
  • 1000 block of Thomas Jefferson Street, NW
  • 1000-1500 blocks of 29th Street, NW
  • 1000 -1500 blocks of 30th Street, NW
  • 1200-1300 blocks of Potomac Street, NW
  • 1200-1500 blocks of 27th Street, NW
  • 1200-1500 blocks of 28th Street, NW
  • 1200-1600 blocks of 33rd Street, NW
  • 1200-1700 blocks of 34th Street, NW
  • 1500 32nd Street, NW
  • 1600-1700 blocks of 35th Street, NW
  • 2600-3100 blocks of Dumbarton Street, NW
  • 2600-3100 blocks of P Street, NW
  • 2600-3600 blocks of O Street, NW
  • 2700-3600 blocks of N Street, NW
  • 2700 block of Poplar Lane, NW
  • 2700-2900 blocks of Olive Street, NW
  • 3100 Block of Blues Alley
  • 3100 Block of Oak Alley, NW
  • 3100 Block of South Street, NW
  • 3200-3400 Q Street, NW
  • 3200 Block of Cecil Place, NW
  • 3200-3600 blocks of Prospect Street, NW
  • 3300-3400 blocks of Dent Place, NW
  • 3300 blocks of Cady's Alley, NW
  • 900 Block 30th Street, NW

In addition, parking restrictions iwll be in effect along the following routes from 4 p.m. today through Nov. 1:

  • K Street, NW from 30th Street to Wisconsin Avenue
  • Water Street, NW from 32rd Street west to the Capital Crescent Trail
  • 1000-1300 Blocks of Wisconsin Avenue, NW
  • M Street, NW from 25th Street to the Key Bridge
  • 1100 block of 26th Street, NW
  • 1000 block of Thomas Jefferson Street (From the canal north to M Street)

Halloween revelers are encouraged to take public transportation to avoid delays.

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