4/28 Road Closures for the Presidential Address

April 28, 2021

In preparation for the Presidential Address to the Joint Session of Congress this evening, the United States Capitol Police have announced the following street closures around the US Capitol (which is closed to the public due to COVID-19 restrictions):

  • Pennsylvania Ave., NW, from Third Street, NW, to First Street, NW
  • Constitution Ave., NW, from Louisiana Ave., NW, to Second Street, NE
  • First Street, NW, from Louisiana Ave., NW, to Washington Ave., SE
  • New Jersey Ave., NW, from Louisiana Ave., NW, to Constitution Ave., NW
  • D Street, NE, from Second Street, NE, to Louisiana Ave., NE
  • Delaware Ave., NE, from Columbus Circle, NE, to Constitution Ave., NE
  • First Street, NE, from Columbus Circle, NE, to C Street, SW
  • C Street, NE, from Second Street, NE, to Delaware Ave., NE
  • Maryland Ave., NE, from Constitution Ave., NE, to First Street, NE
  • Second Street, NE, from Constitution Ave., NE, to East Capitol Street, NE
  • East Capitol Street from Second Street, NE, to First Street, NE
  • Independence Ave. from Second Street, SE, to Washington Ave., SW
  • C Street, SW, from Washington Ave., SW, to First Street, SE
  • Delaware Ave., SW, from Washington Ave., SW, to C Street, SW
  • South Capitol Street from D Street, SE, to Independence Ave., SE
  • New Jersey Ave., SE, from D Street, SE, to Independence Ave., SE
  • Maryland Ave., SW, from Third Street, SW, to First Street, SW

The street closures will go into effect beginning at 7 p.m. on April 28, 2021.  These restrictions will be lifted upon the conclusion of the event.  There can be an expectation of additional rolling street closures to facilitate VIP transit to the event. 

The event is designated as a National Special Security Event by the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security. While situational awareness should remain high, there are no confirmed specific threats or plots against this event, according to law enforcement.  Admiral Security will provide updates to the event as necessary.