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Temporary Detour: 2019 HBCU Alumni 5K Run/2K Walk

Advisory Effective: 6/29/19 - 6/29/19

Saturday, June 29, 2019 | 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Routes Affected: 70, 79, G2

Routes 70, 79, and G2 will detour due to the 2019 HBCU Alumni 5K Run/2K Walk. Customers should plan ahead and allow additional travel time. 

Street Closures 

  • W St NW between 4th St and 6th St
  • 6th St NW between Fairmont St and W St
  • 5th St NW between Gresham Pl and Howard Pl
  • 4th St NW between Howard Pl and W St
  • Georgia Ave NW between Gresham Pl and Fairmont St 
Detours

70 Georgia Ave-7th St northbound toward Silver Spring
79 Georgia Ave Metro Extra northbound toward Silver Spring  

Buses begin detouring on S St NW at 7th St, to resume regular route on Georgia Ave NW at Harvard St.  

  • Last stop served before buses begin detouring: 7th St NW & Rhode Island Ave
  • First stop served after buses resume regular route: Georgia Ave NW & Irving St  
70 Georgia Ave-7th St southbound toward Archives
79 Georgia Ave MetroExtra southbound toward Archives 

Buses begin detouring on Columbia Rd NW at Georgia Ave, to resume regular route on 7th St NW at T St. 

  • Last stop served before buses begin detouring: Georgia Ave NW & Columbia Rd
  • First stop served after buses resume regular route: 7th St NW & S St  
G2 P St-Ledroit Park eastbound toward Ledroit Park-Howard University 

Buses begin detouring on Elm St NW at 4th St, to end service at a stop on 2nd St NW at Bryant St (Bus Stop # 1001764).  

  • Last stop served before buses begin detouring: 4th St NW & T St  
G2 P St-Ledroit Park westbound toward Georgetown University 

Buses begin service from a stop on 2nd St NW at Bryant St (Bus Stop # 1001764), to resume regular route on New Jersey Ave NW at Rhode Island Ave. 

  • First stop served after buses resume regular route: New Jersey Ave NW & Rhode Island Ave