All roads leading to and from the Capitol will be closed to vehicles starting Tuesday at 7 p.m. in anticipation of President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address.

Beginning at 5:30 p.m., the roads closest to the Capitol will be restricted to people credentialed to attend the event and authorized pedestrians. Those include:

  • First Street, between Constitution Avenue NW and Independence Avenue SW
  • Independence Avenue, between Washington Avenue SW and Second Street SE
  • First Street, between Independence Avenue SE and Constitution Avenue NE
  • Constitution Avenue, between Second Street NE and Louisiana Avenue NWSOTU Map_1

At 7 p.m., a wider range of streets will close. No vehicles will be allowed within the Capitol grounds, except for those displaying a current congressional parking sticker with at least one occupant of the vehicle carrying a valid congressional ID, or a Capitol Police special event credential and placard.

These roads will close at 7 p.m.:

  • Pennsylvania Avenue NW, from Third Street NW to First Street NW
  • Constitution Avenue NW, from Louisiana Avenue NW to Second Street NE
  • First Street NW, from Louisiana Avenue NW to Washington Avenue SW
  • New Jersey Avenue NW, from Louisiana Avenue NW to Constitution Avenue NW
  • D Street NE, from Second Street NE to Louisiana Avenue NE
  • Delaware Avenue NE, from Columbus Circle NE to Constitution Avenue NE
  • First Street NE, from Columbus Circle NE to C Street SW
  • C Street NE, from Second Street NE to Delaware Avenue NE
  • Maryland Avenue NE, from Constitution Avenue NE to First Street NE
  • Second Street NE, from Constitution Avenue NE to East Capitol Street NE
  • East Capitol Street, from Second Street NE to First Street NE
  • Independence Avenue, from Second Street SE to Washington Avenue SW
  • C Street SW, from Washington Avenue SW to First Street SE
  • Delaware Avenue SW, from Washington Avenue SW to C Street SW
  • South Capitol Street, from D Street SE to Independence Avenue SE
  • New Jersey Avenue SE, from D Street SE to Independence Avenue SE
  • Maryland Avenue SW, from Third Street SW to First Street SW

These restrictions will be lifted upon the conclusion of the event.