Mayor Muriel Bowser has ordered a citywide curfew for the District of Columbia from 7 p.m. tonight, Monday, June 1, until 6 a.m. on Tuesday, June 2, and from 7 p.m. Tuesday June 2 until 6 a.m. Wednesday, June 3. Mayor Bowser noted that essential personnel are exempt from the curfew.
- The city will be enforcing a no parking zone south of K Street NW between 5th and 20th Streets. Parking enforcement will begin at 4:00 pm today.
- Members of the media and all others serving essential functions are excluded from the curfew hours.
- Mayor Bowser is requesting that all buildings located in the central business district be boarded up today. Geographically, this area extends roughly 5 to 6 blocks west, northwest, north, northeast, and east of the White House.
Employees traveling to and from properties within the District should be carrying proper identification, ideally indicating their place of employment.
Beginning tonight, the Metrorail system will close at 8 p.m. (one hour early) and Metrobus service will end at 9 p.m. (one hour early).
- As an essential function, primary voting hours will not be impacted -- polls are slated to remain open until 8 PM.
Please remain indoors during the above mentioned times if you reside in the District of Columbia. Only essential personnel will be allowed to operate on the Foggy Bottom and Mount Vernon campuses during curfew hours. The Division of Safety and Security continues to closely monitor the situation. So far, there have been no direct threats to the university community, but vandalism and burglaries have occurred on the Foggy Bottom campus and protest activity is expected to continue throughout the District of Columbia.
Please contact GWPD at 202-994-6111 if you need any assistance.