Numerous massive, community occasions will prompt highway closures in Arlington this weekend | ARLnow

Arlington Festival Of The Arts group shot from 2016 (Courtesy Howard Alan Events)

If you like the arts, 5Ks or relatives- and earth-welcoming situations, Arlington is the location to be this weekend.

Three independent events in the county will make it little bit tougher to get around by car.

The Arlington Pageant of the Arts will acquire rate on Saturday and Sunday (April 23-24), shutting down quite a few roads in the Clarendon spot. The outside event provides artwork for exhibit and sale about quite a few blocks, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. just about every day.

The Arlington County Police Division introduced the subsequent road closures for the event.

The adhering to roads will be closed from close to 3:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 23 through 9:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 24:

  • N. Highland Street will be closed from Wilson Boulevard to 13th Road N. Community website traffic will be permitted to obtain the public parking garage to 3033 Wilson Blvd.
  • N. Hartford Avenue will be shut from N. Highland Street to 13th Street N. Area targeted visitors will be equipped to obtain the parking garage for 1210 N. Highland Avenue.
  • The alleyway involving N. Herndon Street and N. Hartford Street will be closed at N. Hartford Road

Meanwhile, starting up at 6 a.m. Saturday morning, the Bunny Hop 5k Race will shut streets in the Ashton Heights and Lyon Park neighborhoods. The race kicks off at 8 a.m. and will involve the next road closures, according to ACPD.

The pursuing roadways will be shut in buy to accommodate the occasion:

From roughly 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

  • N. Irving Avenue, concerning 7th Road N. and 5th Road N.

From close to 7:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

  • N. Irving Avenue, involving 2nd Highway N. and 5th Avenue N.
  • N. Pershing Generate, between N. Piedmont Road and N. Edgewood Street
  • N. Fillmore Avenue, among 3rd Street N. and Pershing Generate
  • N. Garfield Street, concerning Pershing Push and 3rd Avenue N.
  • 4th Road N., in between N. Fillmore Avenue and N. Garfield Road
  • 2nd Road N., concerning N. Irving Avenue and the Columbia Gardens Cemetery

A portion of the system winds by way of the Columbia Gardens Cemetery.  The Cemetery will be shut to vehicular website traffic and have a delayed opening at 10:00 a.m.

Last but not least, on Sunday, the 2022 Earth Day Each and every Working day Competition will be held off Langston Blvd in front of the Lee Heights Shops. The function will include things like a variety of spouse and children functions, are living new music, sidewalk gross sales, foods and consume specials, and its individual art marketplace.

“Let’s appear with each other as a neighborhood to rejoice the splendor and promise of our neighborhood setting and the world,” says the web site for the Earth Day celebration. “Every year, communities worldwide uplift Earth Working day to mark the anniversary of the birth of the fashionable environmental motion in 1970. It reminds us all to do what we can, in techniques compact and substantial, restore, conserve and shield our surroundings.”

From ACPD:

The 2022 Earth Day Each Working day Festival will just take position on Sunday, April 24, 2022 and will be held from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. The adhering to roadways will be closed from about 8:00 a.m. until 6:30 p.m. in get to accommodate the competition:

  • Cherry Hill Road, amongst N. Woodstock Street and N. Woodrow Avenue
  • Northbound N. Woodrow Avenue, concerning 20th Road N. and Cherry Hill Road will be restricted to regional site visitors only

Added Information and facts

Neighborhood associates really should be expecting to see an greater law enforcement existence in the location close to these events, and motorists are urged to observe regulation enforcement path, be aware of closures, and remain inform for improved pedestrian targeted traffic. Supplemental closures not stated above may well be implemented at police discretion in the curiosity of public safety.

Citizens of the influenced neighborhood parts will be escorted via the street closures to reduce the impacts on the community, only when safe and sound to do so. Motorists ought to be on the lookout for short term “No parking” indications, as avenue parking in the region all around these occasions will be limited. Illegally parked autos could be ticketed or towed. If your vehicle is towed from a community road, simply call the Emergency Communications Center at 703-558-2222.