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Temporary Detour: 2020 Juneteenth and First Amendment Events in Downtown DC, June 19-21

Advisory Effective: 6/19/20 - 6/21/20

Updated: Sunday, June 21, 2020 at 2:05 p.m.

Friday, June 19, 2020 | Sunday, June 21, 2020

Routes Affected: 30N, 30S, 32, 36, 42, 54, 63, 64, 70, 74, 80, D4, D6, G8, S4, X2 

Beginning on Friday, June 19, there will be a series of events that will impact bus service in the downtown DC region. Detours are subject to change and will be implemented on an as-needed basis. 

Juneteenth and First Amendment Demonstrations | Friday, June 19 thru Sunday, June 21

  • SIXNINETEEN: Defend Black Lives – 1pm-7pm (Friday) , 12pm-9pm (Saturday), 12pm-3pm (Sunday) 
  • March 4 Black Lives National – 1pm-7pm daily (Cancelled)
  • 846 Vigil and Protest for Black Lives 6pm-6:09pm nightly for a moment of silence 
First Amendment Demonstrations | Sunday, June 21 Only 

  • Black Fathers Matter Caravan from 1pm-until 
  • Fathers Day Rally from 4pm-8pm
Street Closures: 

 • Constitution Avenue from Pennsylvania Avenue, NW to 18th Street NW 
 • Pennsylvania Avenue from 3rd Street, NW to 15th Street NW 
 • Pennsylvania Avenue from 17th Street, NW to 18th Street NW
 • Indiana Avenue from 6th Street, NW to 7th Street NW
 • Jefferson Drive, SW from 3rd Street to 14th Street SW 
 • Madison Drive, NW from 3rd Street to 14th Street NW 
 • C Street from 17th Street, NW to 19th Street NW 
 • C Street from 3rd Street, NW to 6th Street NW
 • D Street from 3rd Street, NW to 8th Street NW 
 • D Street from 17th Street, NW to 18th Street NW 
 • E Street from 12th Street, NW to 18th Street NW 
 • F Street from 12th Street, NW to 18th Street NW 
 • G Street from 12th Street, NW to 18th Street NW 
 • H Street from 12th Street, NW to 18th Street NW 
 • I Street from New York Avenue, NW to 18th Street NW
 • K Street from 9th Street, NW to 18th Street NW 
 • Connecticut Avenue from H Street, NW to L Street NW 
 • Vermont Avenue from H Street, NW to L Street NW 
 • New York Avenue from 9th Street, NW to 15th Street NW
 • New York Avenue from 17th Street, NW to 18th Street NW 
 • 17th Street from Constitution Avenue, NW to L Street NW
 • 16th Street from H Street, NW to O Street NW
 • 15th Street from Independence Avenue, SW to L Street NW
 • 14th Street from Independence Avenue, SW to L Street NW
 • 13th Street from Pennsylvania Avenue, NW to E Street NW
 • 11th Street from Constitution Avenue, NW to E Street NW 
 • 10th Street from Constitution Avenue, NW to E Street NW 
 • 7th Street from Independence Avenue, SW to E Street NW 
 • 6th Street from Constitution Avenue, NW to E Street NW 
 • 4th Street from Independence Avenue, SW to Pennsylvania Avenue NW 

Street closures will be in effect between approximately 6am and 11:59pm. 

1. Sign up for MetroAlerts for up-to-the-minute changes in service. 

2. Avoid the area by using Metrorail if possible. 

3. Plan ahead of time and expect delays. 

4. Face coverings are required when traveling on Metrobus and Metrorail. 

Metro continues to operate reduced service levels due to Covid-19. Visit wmata.com for a list of routes that are operating. 


The following routes will turnback: 

30N, 30S Friendship Heights-Southeast

Buses will operate between Friendship Heights Metrorail station and Washington Circle.

Buses will operate between Naylor Rd and Southern Ave Metrorail stations and a temporary bus stop located on Independence Ave SW at Washington Ave.

32, 36 Wisconsin Avenue 

Buses will operate between Naylor Rd and Southern Ave Metrorail stations and a bus stop located on Independence Ave SE at New Jersey Ave (stop ID# 1000734).

42 Mount Pleasant 

Buses will operate between Metro Center and a bus stop located on Connecticut Ave NW at R St (stop ID# 1001574). 

54 14th Street

Buses will operate between Takoma Metrorail station and a bus stop located on 14th St NW at P St (stop ID#1001413).

63 Takoma-Petworth 
64 Fort Totten-Petworth 

Buses will operate between Takoma and Fort Totten Metrorail Stations and a bus stop located on U St NW at 11th St (stop ID# 1001687).  

70 Georgia Avenue-7th Street

Buses will operate between Silver Spring Metrorail station and a bus stop located on 7th St NW at N St (stop ID#1001369).

80 North Capitol St 

Buses will operate between Fort Totten Metrorail Station and a bus stop located on Massachusetts Ave NE at First St (stop ID# 1003742).  

D4 Ivy City-Franklin Square 

Buses will operate between Ivy City and a bus stop located on K St NE at 4th St (stop ID# 1001237).  

D6 Sibley Hospital Stadium-Armory 

Buses will operate between a bus stop on K St NE at 4th St (stop ID# 1001237) and a bus stop located on Massachusetts Ave NW at 20th St (stop ID# 1001473). 

G8 Rhode Island Avenue  

Buses will operate between Avondale and a bus stop located on 9th St NW at N St (stop ID# 1003696).  

S4 16th Street

Buses will operate between Silver Spring Metrorail station and a bus stop located on 16th St NW at P St (stop ID# 1002880).

X2 Benning Rd-H Street 

Buses will operate between Minnesota Ave Metrorail station and a bus stop located on H St NW at N. Capitol St (stop ID# 1001135).  

The following route will detour: 

74 Convention Center-SW Waterfront northbound toward Convention Center

Buses begin detouring on 4th St SW at M St, resuming regular route on 7th St NW at E St.

74 Convention Center-SW Waterfront southbound toward Nationals Park

Buses begin detouring on E St NW at 7th St, resuming regular route on M St SW at 4th St.