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“On Thursday, December 3, 2015, the National Christmas Tree Lighting (Pageant of Peace Ceremony) will take place in the District of Columbia. In conjunction with this event, there will be several street closures that motorists should take into consideration.
The street closure site set-up for the National Christmas Tree Lighting will be from 2:00 pm until approximately 9:00 pm. The streets closed to traffic will be 15th Street and 17th Streets, between Constitution Avenue, and New York Avenue, N.W.
The Metropolitan Police Department of the District of Columbia and the United States Park Police will put the following street closures affecting vehicular traffic into effect on December 3, 2015, at 2:00 pm. The street closures will be lifted when the event has concluded. The closures as a result of the event are as follows:
17th Street, NW closed from Independence Avenue to New York Avenue, NW
15th Street, NW closed from Independence Avenue to New York Avenue, NW
Constitution Avenue from 14th Street to 18th Street, NW
· Pennsylvania Avenue from 14th Street to 15th Street, NW
· Madison Drive from 14th Street to 15th Street, NW
· Jefferson Drive from 14th Street to 15th Street, NW”