TRAFFIC ALERT: 2013 Clarendon Mardi Gras Parade Street Closures

ARLINGTON, Va. – The Arlington County Police Department will close Wilson Boulevard in the Courthouse and Clarendon neighborhoods on Tuesday, February 12, 2013, for the Clarendon Alliance Mardi Gras Parade. 

The affected streets are listed below:

  • Wilson Boulevard from Veitch Street to Barton Street will be closed from 6:45 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
  • Adams Street and Wayne Street, between Clarendon Boulevard and Wilson Boulevard, will be closed from 6:45 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
  • Wilson Boulevard from Barton Street to Irving Street will be closed from 7:45 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
  • Courthouse Road at N. 15th Street—Bayou Bakery will be hosting a block party from 5-8:00 p.m., with setup beginning at 3 p.m. and cleanup ending at 10:00 p.m.

Parade attendees are encouraged to use Metro.  The Courthouse and Clarendon stations on the Orange Line are located near the parade route.

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 703-558-2222.

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Media Contacts

Dustin Sternbeck
703-228-4331