D.C. Memorial Day Parade routes to close roads

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A series of events and parades will descend on the District this weekend, and that means several roads in the area will be closed for periods of time between Saturday and Monday.

On Saturday, the United House of Prayer for All People is holding its annual Memorial Day parade between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Here's the route the parade will follow:

Begin: 6th & M Streets, NW
North on 6th Street to S Street, NW
West on S Street to 13th Street, NW
South on 13th Street to Logan Circle, NW
Southwest around Logan Circle to P Street, NW
East on P Street to 7th Street, NW
South on 7th Street to M Street, NW
East on M Street to 6th Street, NW

Rolling Thunder will take to D.C. on Saturday and Sunday as well. Between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. on both days, 22nd Street between Constitution Avenue and C Street NW will be closed. On Sunday, the Rolling Thunder Rally will proceed along the following route:

Beginning in the North Pentagon parking lot
Crossing the Arlington Memorial Bridge into DC to 23rd Street, NW
North on 23rd Street to Constitution Avenue, NW
East on Constitution Avenue to Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
East on Pennsylvania Avenue to 3rd Street, NW
South on 3rd Street to Independence Avenue, NW
West on Independence Avenue to West Basin Drive, NW
Southwest on West Basin Drive to Ohio Drive, NW
Northwest on Ohio Drive to Franklin D. Roosevelt Park, NW

Finally, on Monday, the National Memorial Day Parade will take place between 2 and 5 p.m. The parade will run from 7th Street and Madison Drive to 17th Street and Constitution Avenue NW. 7th Street will also be closed between Constitution and Independence avenues.