Photo by PoPville flickr user Beau Finley
A preemptive answer to why is there so much traffic and/or such a heavy police presence at the Convention Center.
“The Metropolitan Police Department and the Department of Transportation would like to inform the public of street closures in conjunction with the American Israel Political Action Committee (AIPAC) on Friday, March 2, 2018 through Tuesday, March 6, 2018.
The following streets will be closed from Friday, March 2, 2018, at approximately 7:30 pm through Tuesday, March 6, 2018, at approximately1:00 pm:
L Street, between 7th & 9th Streets, NW”