Road Closures for Crystal City 5K Friday

Today and every Friday in April, roads in Crystal City will close for the annual Crystal City 5K Fridays race series.

The race will kick off at 6:30 p.m. on April 5 (today), 12, 19 and 26. In a press release, Arlington County Police said they will close the following lanes and streets from about 6:15 to 7:45 p.m.

  • NB lanes of Crystal Drive between 23rd Street and 15th Street
  • NB lanes of Crystal Drive between 26th Street and Route 1
  • NB lanes of Potomac Avenue between Crystal Drive and Glebe Road
  • 33rd Street between Potomac Avenue and Crystal Drive
  • S. Ball Street between 33rd Street and 35th Street
  • SB lanes of Potomac Avenue between Crystal Drive and 33rd Street (crossing permitted when deemed safe)

Crystal City 5K Friday (photo via Crystal City BID)The police department noted that southbound Crystal Drive will remain open, and roads north of 15th Street previously impacted by the race will not be affected.

VRE riders are asked to add 5-10 minutes of on-foot travel time to get to the Crystal City station, and those who park in Crystal City parking garages are being warned that they may not be able to get our of their garage during the race.

Street parking along the route, particularly on Crystal Drive and Potomac Avenue, will be restricted. Temporary ‘No Parking’ signs should now be posted.

Photo via Facebook/Crystal City BID. Disclosure: Crystal City BID is an advertiser

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