Annual High Heel Race to cause closures in DC

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) - Several street closures will be in place on Tuesday due to the Annual High Heel Race, Metropolitan police said. 

The following streets will be closed from 6:30 p.m. to about 11 p.m:

 •17th Street, NW, between Riggs Place, NW to P Street, NW – Southbound

• Riggs Place, R Street, Corcoran Street, Q Street, and Church Street will be closed between 16th Street, NW, to 18th Street, NW – Eastbound & Westbound

Race/Walk Route

 The race start time will be 9:00 pm, at which time the roadways mentioned below will be closed to traffic:

• Race will begin at 17th and R Street, NW, and travel south on 17th Street, NW

• Race will disband prior to 17th & P Street, NW

Motorists traveling in the area of this event may experience delays and should consider alternative routes, if possible.  The Metropolitan Police Department and the DC Department of Transportation would like to remind motorists to pay full attention whenever operating any motor vehicle and to be mindful of heavy pedestrian traffic that may be associated with special events.  These street closings are subject to change without notice based upon unanticipated events and prevailing conditions. 

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