Rock Creek Potomac Parkway in Washington, D.C., is one way during the following hours:


M-F 6:45AM – 9:30AM one-way south


M-F 3:45PM – 6:30PM one-way north

The one-way closures are from Connecticut Ave NW (to the north) to Ohio Dr SW (to the south).

Rockcreek Parkway is one-way during these hours M-F, except on these Federal Holidays:

1/1 New Year’s Day
1/17 Martin Luther King, Jr.
2/21 Washington’s Birthday
5/30 Memorial Day
7/4 Independence Day
9/5 Labor Day
10/10 Columbus Day
11/11 Veterans Day
11/24 Thanksgiving Day
12/26 Christmas Day

Afternoon/evening closures:

Ohio Dr SW is closed to all traffic from the Independence Ave. exit heading east on Highway 50 from 3:45pm-6:30pm:

a) To get to Independence Ave. SW heading east during this time (if you took this exit), take the turnaround to your left and follow the signs for E Street;

b) Exit at Virginia Ave. and keep to your right at all times. Turn right onto Virginia Ave.

c) Stay on Virginia Ave. until you reach Constitution NW (Highway 50). Turn left onto Constitution NW, and get into the right lane immediately.

d) Take a right on 17th St NW. Follow this road and stay to your left. By following the exits to the left you will end up heading east on Independence Ave SW.