20 November, 2009

Fannie Mae Help The Homeless Walkathon

Fannie Mae Help The Homeless Walkathon
Annual Event is Saturday, November 21

(Washington, DC) – The Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) has provided the following information about road closures on Saturday, November 21, 2009, for the 22nd Annual Fannie Mae Help the Homeless Walkathon.
To facilitate this event, streets along the route of the walkathon will begin closing at 7:30 am. The walkathon is scheduled to begin at 9 am and end at approximately 11:30 am.

Walkathon Route: Participants will gather on the National Mall and proceed eastbound to 7th Street, NW, then southbound on 7th Street, NW, to Independence Avenue, SW, westbound on Independence Avenue to Raoul Wallenberg Drive, SW, southbound on Raoul Wallenberg Drive, SW, to Ohio Drive, SW, around the Tidal Basin back to Independence Avenue, SW, eastbound on Independence Avenue, SW, across 14th Street and end at the intersection of 14th Street and Madison Drive, NW.

Motorists in the area of this event may experience delays and should consider alternate routes. The Metropolitan Police Department and the Department of Transportation also wish to remind motorists to be cautious of possible increased pedestrian activity with respect to this event.

Please note: the route and times are subject to change based upon prevailing and unexpected conditions.

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