WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- Thousands of people are expected to attend the March on Washington 'Realize the Dream' Rally on Saturday, August 24th from 8 a.m. to 6 a.m. The program will begin at the Lincoln Memorial, followed by a rally to the Washington Monument at 12:30 p.m.

Road closures around the Mall will begin at 6 a.m., including:

  • Independence Ave SW between 15th and 23rd to include the Tidal Basin Parking Lot
  • 17th Street between Constitution and Independence Ave
  • Rock Creek Parkway between Virginia Ave and Parkway Drive
  • Lincoln Memorial Circle

Click on the link to see maps and event schedule of the March and Rally (

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