Neighborhood Day Street Closures

From Arlington Alert:

The Arlington County Police Department will close several streets in the Clarendon, Courthouse, and Rosslyn neighborhoods on Saturday, May 10, 2008, for the Battle of the Boulevard 10K Race and the annual Neighborhood Day Parade.

The Battle of the Boulevard Race and after-race activities will begin in Clarendon, at 9 am and finish at approximately noon.

The Neighborhood Day Parade will begin at Court House and proceed up Wilson Boulevard at 1 pm. It will end at Irving Street, at approximately 3:00 pm.

The streets that will be affected are listed below.

From 6 am to 3 pm:

*Clarendon Blvd. from Washington Blvd. to Highland Street
(Clarendon Blvd. will have a sound stage set up on it, from 7 am to 3 pm. The road will open when the stage is removed)

*Wilson Blvd. from Washington Blvd. to N. Highland Street

*N. Highland St. from Clarendon Blvd. to Wilson Blvd.

From 8 am to 11 am:

*Wilson Blvd. from Highland Street to Rt. 110 North @ I-395

Wilson Blvd will reopen from 11 am to 12:30 pm to regular traffic. At 12:30 pm, Wilson Blvd. will be closed from Highland Street to Veitch Street for the Neighborhood parade. These closures should last until 3 pm.

If you have any questions related to road closures, contact Lt. Donald Grinder of the Arlington County Police Department at 703-228-4259

Race participants and Neighborhood Day attendees are encouraged to use Metro. The Clarendon, Courthouse, and Rosslyn stations on the Orange Line are located near both events.

In addition, street parking in the area will be restricted. Motorists should be on the lookout for temporary “No Parking” signs. Illegally parked vehicles may be ticketed or towed. If your vehicle is towed from a public street, call 703-228-4252. dlp/oem

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