Nation's Triathlon 2013: Road closures to start at 6 a.m. Sunday
Several roads throughout downtown Washington, the National Mall, Foggy Bottom and the Pentagon will be closed for several hours Sunday morning to make way for the annual Nation's Triathlon.
Road closures will begin at 5 a.m. Sunday, an hour before the grueling swimming, bicycle and running race is set to begin.
Major roads, including portions of Interstate 395, Independence Avenue, the Whitehurst Freeway, Rock Creek Parkway and Ohio Drive will be closed at least through the early afternoon.
The bicycle and road races follow the following courses:
Road closures in the area include:
|Independence Avenue SW||Both||Ohio Drive and 15th Street||6 a.m. - 1 p.m.|
|Independence Avenue SW||Both||15th Street and 14th Street||6 a.m. - noon|
|14th Street SW||Southbound||Independence Avenue and 395 HOV entrance||6 a.m. - noon|
|395 HOV lanes||Southbound||14th Street and the HOV overpass at S. Fern Street||6 a.m. - noon|
|Ohio Drive SW||Both||Independence Avenue and Potomac Freeway||6 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.|
|Potomac Freeway||Both||Ohio Drive and Whitehurst Freeway||6 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.|
|E Street Expressway||Both||Potomac Freeway and 20th Street||6 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.|
|19th Street NW||Both||E Street eastbound and E Street westbound||6 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.|
|Whitehurst Freeway||Both||Potomac Freeway and M Street||5 a.m. - 1 p.m.|
|Rock Creek Parkway||Both||Ohio Drive and F Street||6 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.|
|Maine Avenue SW||Both||Independence Avenue and 12th Street||6 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.|
|15th Street SW||Both||Independence Avenue and Maine Avenue||6 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.|
|Ohio Drive SW||Both||Maine Avenue to Independence Avenue||6 a.m. - 2 p.m.|
|Ramp to 395||Westbound||HOV lanes||6 a.m. - 2 p.m.|
|Ramp to 395||Westbound||Maine Avenue||6 a.m. - 2 p.m.|