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Bowser Administration Announces Celebration Plan for the Washington Capitals’ Stanley Cup Victory

Friday, June 8, 2018

(WASHINGTON, DC) – The #SportsCapital is having a parade to celebrate the Washington Capitals’ Stanley Cup Victory! To ensure the celebration is a safe and enjoyable experience for all, the Bowser Administration has coordinated service and logistical operations across multiple District agencies, with updates and modifications listed below.

The Washington Capitals Stanley Cup Victory Parade, presented by Monumental Sports & Entertainment, is scheduled for 11 am on Tuesday, June 12.

The parade will begin at 11 am at Constitution Avenue and 17th Street, NW and will proceed along Constitution Avenue to 7th Street, NW where it will turn south and end on 7th Street and the National Mall with an #ALLCAPS rally.

Fans attending the parade are encouraged to:

  • take Metro or rideshare as parking is extremely limited near the parade route;
  • bring plenty of water; and
  • sign up for text alerts to receive safety, transit, and weather updates from the District by texting “ALLCAPS” to 888-777.

For further details, please refer to caps.dc.gov which will be updated with the latest information.

7th Street, NW Parking Restrictions:

  • 7th Street will be Emergency No Parking from 6:30 p.m. on Monday, June 11 through 11:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 12 from Pennsylvania Avenue, NW to Independence Avenue, SW
  • 7th Street will be closed from Constitution Avenue, NW to Independence Avenue, SW during the same time.

Parade Emergency No Parking:

All other Emergency No Parking times will be in effect from 6:30 pm on Monday, June 11 through 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 12, including:

  • Constitution Avenue, NW from 6th Street to 23rd Street, NW
  • 9th Street, NW from Pennsylvania Avenue, NW to I-395
  • 10th Street, NW from Pennsylvania Avenue, NW to Constitution Avenue, NW
  • 12th Street, NW from Pennsylvania Avenue, NW to Constitution Avenue, NW
  • 14th Street from Pennsylvania Avenue, NW to Independence Avenue, SW
  • 15th Street from Pennsylvania Avenue, NW to Independence Avenue, SW
  • 17th Street from Pennsylvania Avenue, NW to Independence Avenue, SW
  • 18th Street from New York Avenue, NW to Constitution Avenue, NW
  • 19th Street from Virginia Avenue, NW to Constitution Avenue, NW
  • 20th Street form C Street, NW to Constitution Avenue, NW
  • 21st Street from C Street, NW to Constitution Avenue, NW
  • 22nd Street from C Street, NW to Constitution Avenue, NW
  • 23rd Street from C Street, NW to Constitution Avenue, NW
  • Virginia Avenue, NW from 18th Street to 19th Street, NW
  • Independence Avenue, SW from 3rd to 14th Street, SW
  • Madison Drive from 4th to 15th Streets, NW
  • Jefferson Drive from 14th to 4th Streets, SW
  • Henry Bacon Drive, SW from Lincoln Memorial Circle to Constitution Avenue, NW
  • Parkway Drive, SW from Independence Avenue, to Lincoln Memorial Circle

The public should expect parking restrictions in the area and should be guided by the posted emergency no parking signage. All vehicles that are parked in the area and in violation of the emergency no parking signs will be ticketed and towed. These vehicles will be relocated to legal spaces. Motorists whose vehicles are towed should call (202) 541-6083.

All street closures and listed times are subject to change based upon prevailing or unexpected conditions. Motorists will encounter delays if operating in the vicinity of this event and may wish to consider alternative routes. The Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) and the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) also wish to remind motorists in the vicinity of this event to proceed with caution as increased pedestrian traffic can be anticipated.

Traffic Restrictions:

The following streets will be closed from 9:30 am on Tuesday, June 12 through 3 pm on Tuesday, June 12:

  • Inbound 14th Street Bridge Main Line - all traffic will be directed toward Eastbound I-395
  • Inbound 14th Street Bridge HOV - all traffic will be directed toward Eastbound I-395
  • Northbound 12th Street Tunnel - all traffic will be directed toward Eastbound I-395
  • Eastbound Theodore Roosevelt Bridge - all traffic will be directed toward E Street Expressway/Potomac River Freeway
  • Southbound 9th Street Tunnel
  • Constitution Avenue, NW from 6th Street to 23rd Street, NW
  • 9th Street, NW from Pennsylvania Avenue, NW to I-395
  • 10th Street, NW from Pennsylvania Avenue, NW to Constitution Avenue, NW
  • 12th Street, NW from Pennsylvania Avenue, NW to Constitution Avenue, NW
  • 14th Street from Pennsylvania Avenue, NW to Independence Avenue, SW
  • 15th Street from Pennsylvania Avenue, NW to Independence Avenue, SW
  • 17th Street from Pennsylvania Avenue, NW to Independence Avenue, SW
  • 18th Street from New York Avenue, NW to Constitution Avenue, NW
  • 19th Street from Virginia Avenue, NW to Constitution Avenue, NW
  • 20th Street form C Street, NW to Constitution Avenue, NW
  • 21st Street from C Street, NW to Constitution Avenue, NW
  • 22nd Street from C Street, NW to Constitution Avenue, NW
  • 23rd Street from Virginia Avenue, NW to Constitution Avenue, NW
  • Virginia Avenue, NW from 18th Street to 19th Street, NW
  • Madison Drive from 4th to 15th Streets, NW
  • Jefferson Drive from 14th to 4th Streets, SW
  • Henry Bacon Drive, SW from Lincoln Memorial Circle to Constitution Avenue, NW
  • Parkway Drive, SW from Independence Avenue, to Lincoln Memorial Circle

Bike Access:

  • DDOT will extend bike corral hours until 3:00 p.m. to create additional parking for Capital Bikeshare bikes.

Public Space:

A limited suspension of construction, utility, and road work will be enforced in the area adjacent to the parade route on Tuesday, June 12. The suspension of work will be in place for the entire day.

All construction, utility, and road work zones must be cleared and properly secured at the close of business on Monday, June 11.

CONGRATULATIONS, CAPS!