President Barack Obama’s Address to a Joint Session of Congress
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President Barack Obama’s Address to a Joint Session of Congress
United States Capitol Police Chief Phillip D. Morse, Sr
Public Information Office  
119 D Street, NE  
Washington, D.C. 20510 Immediate
(202) 224-1677

February 20, 2009

   

President Barack Obama’s Address to a Joint Session of Congress

On Tuesday, February 24, 2009, the President’s Address to a Joint Session of Congress will take place in the United States Capitol at approximately 9:00 p.m. The Capitol Square will be restricted to authorized pedestrians only beginning at 6:00 p.m. Additionally, the United States Capitol Police will be putting the following street closures into effect on February 24, 2009 at 7:30 p.m. until this event has concluded:

North Side of Capitol Square

  • D Street, NE between 2nd Street, NE & Louisiana Avenue, NW
  • C Street, NE between 2nd Street, NE & Louisiana Avenue, NW
  • Constitution Avenue between 2nd Street, NE & Louisiana Avenue, NW
  • Delaware Avenue between Columbus Circle & Constitution Avenue, NE
  • New Jersey Avenue, NE between Louisiana Avenue, & D Street, NE
  • Pennsylvania Avenue between 1st Street, & 3rd Street, NW
  • East Capitol Street between 2nd Street, & 1st Street, NE/SE
  • 1st Street between Columbus Circle, NE & C Street, SE
  • 1st Street between Louisiana Avenue, NW and Washington Avenue, SW

South Side of Capitol Square

  • Maryland Avenue, SW between 1st Street, & 3rd Street, SW
  • Independence Avenue between 2nd Street, SE & Washington Avenue, SW
  • C Street between 1st Street, SE & Washington Avenue, SW
  • Delaware Avenue between Washington Avenue, SW & C Street, SW
  • New Jersey Avenue between Independence Avenue, & D Street, SE
  • South Capitol Street between Independence Avenue & D Street, SE/SW

If there are any questions about these events or security procedures, you may contact the United States Capitol Police Public Information Office at 202-224-1677.

 

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  Prepared by:
  Sergeant Kimberly Schneider
  United States Capitol Police
  Public Information Officer