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Street Closures Related To Navy Yard Shooting

District Department of Transportation

D.C. Police and the District Department of Transportation have temporarily closed the following roads due to the incident at the Navy Yard this morning.

  • The 11th Street Bridge is closed. 
  • M Street SE, from South Capitol Street to 11th Street.
  • N Street SE, at South Capitol Street.
  • 8th Street SE, from G Street to M Street.
  • 11th Street SE, from M Street to O Street.
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