Monday, July 4, 2011

Checkpoints for July 4th fireworks on The Mall

Remember that you can only enter the National Mall for the fireworks today at predetermined checkpoints.   Those checkpoints aren't necessarily the most convenient places to enter the mall, they are:

•West entrance, or George Washington Memorial Parkway side of Memorial Bridge

•Constitution Avenue and 23rd Street

•Constitution Avenue and 17th Street

•Constitution Avenue between 14th and 15th streets

•Independence Avenue and 14th Street

•Westside of 14th Street, at Jefferson Drive, SW

•Westside of 14th Street, at Madison Drive, SW

•Maine Avenue and Raoul Wallenberg Place, (Le. formerly 15th Street) 
George Washington Memorial Parkway Checkpoints: (no access to National Mall) 
•Columbia Island/Lyndon Baines Johnson Memorial Grove

•Gravelly Point, immediately north of National Airport 

•Washington Sailing Marina at Daingerfield Island

•U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial and Netherlands Carillon

•Memorial Circle (access to National Mall via Memorial Bridge restricted to pedestrians only) 

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