Temporary Detour: Annual National Christmas Tree Lighting, November 30

Advisory Effective: 11/30/23 - 11/30/23

Thursday, November 30, 2023 | 12:00pm-10:00PM

Routes Affected: 3F, 3Y, 11Y, 16Y, 31, 32, 33, 36, 42, 43, 52, 59, G8, X2

On Thursday, November 30, Metrobus routes in the downtown DC area will detour due to the 2023 Annual Christmas Tree Lighting from 12pm to 10pm. Please allow additional travel time and avoid the area if possible. Consider Metrorail as an alternate travel option.

Street Closures:
  • 17th Street from H Street, NW to Independence Avenue, SW
  • 15th Street from F Street, NW to Independence Avenue, SW
  • C Street from 17th Street to 18th Street, NW
  • D Street from 17th Street to 18th Street, NW
  • E Street from 17th Street to18th Street, NW
  • F Street from 17th Street to 18th Street, NW
  • G Street from 17th Street to 18th Street, NW
  • Constitution Avenue from 14th Street to 18th Street, NW
  • Madison Drive from 14th to 15th Street, NW
  • New York Avenue from 17th Street to 18th Street, NW
  • Pennsylvania Avenue from 14th Street to 18th Street, NW
The following routes will detour or turnback:

3F Langston Blvd – McPherson Square 
  • Buses will operate between East Falls Church Station and a temporary bus stop located at Rosslyn Station on N. Moore St (Bus Bay C).
3Y Langston Blvd – McPherson Square 
  • Buses will operate between a temporary bus stop located at Rosslyn Station on N. Moore St. (Bus Bay C) and East Falls Church Station.
11Y Mt Vernon Express
  • Buses will operate between Mt Vernon and a temporary bus stop located on Independence Ave SW and 12th St (Stop ID #1000742).
16Y Columbia Pk- Farragut Square
  • Buses will operate between Barcroft, and a temporary bus stop located at Rosslyn Station on N. Moore St (Bus Bay D).
31 Wisconsin Avenue
  • Buses will operate between Potomac Park and a bus stop located on Pennsylvania Ave NW at L St (Stop ID #1003226).
33 Wisconsin Avenue northbound to Federal Triangle
  • Buses begin detouring on Pennsylvania Ave NW at 13th St, resuming regular route on 13th St NW at I St.
33 Wisconsin Avenue southbound to Federal Triangle
  • Buses begin detouring at Washington Circle and Pennsylvania Ave, resuming regular route on Pennsylvania Ave NW at 13th St.
32, 36 Pennsylvania Avenue
  • Buses will operate between Southern Ave Station | Naylor Rd Station and a bus stop located on K St NW at 13th St (Stop ID #1003944).
42, 43 Mount Pleasant
  • Buses will operate between Mt Pleasant and a bus stop located on 17th St NW at K St (Stop ID #1001212).
52 14th Street
  • Buses will operate between 14th St NW at Colorado Ave and a bus stop located on F St NW at 12th St (Stop ID #1001051).
59 14th Street Limited northbound to Takoma Station
  • Buses begin detouring on F St NW at 13th St, resuming regular route on I St NW at 14th St.
59 14th Street Limited southbound to Federal Triangle
  • Buses begin detouring on 14th St NW at H St, resuming regular route on F St NW at 13th St.
G8 Rhode Island Avenue
  • Buses will operate between Avondale and a bus stop located on K St at 13th St NW (stop ID# 1001231).
X2 Benning Road – H Street
  • Buses will operate between Minnesota Avenue Station and a bus stop located on 15th St NW at K St.