DC prepares for NATO summit: Traffic disruptions expected downtown

DC prepares for NATO summit: Traffic disruptions expected downtown


Washington, D.C., is expected to experience major traffic disruptions as the NATO summit gathers leaders from more than 30 countries at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. 

From July 9 through July 11, there will be road closures, Metro station shutdowns, and vehicle screenings in select areas.

As the United States hosts the 75th anniversary NATO summit, multiple law enforcement agencies, such as the Metropolitan Police Department of the District of Columbia, the Secret Service, the U.S. Park Police, and other entities, will collaborate to ensure security.

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“We anticipate an increase of First Amendment demonstrations in our city as NATO gets underway,” MPD Chief Pamela Smith said. “We will not tolerate violence of any kind, and offenders will be held accountable.”

The Secret Service designated

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