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Chinese New Year Parade Street Closings to Impact Capitals Fans

by Staff Writer / Washington Capitals

ARLINGTON, Va. – Washington Capitals fans attending the team’s game against the New York Rangers tomorrow, Feb. 10, at 1 p.m. at Verizon Center, may want to allow extra time traveling to and from the game due to the Year of the Rat Chinese New Year Parade scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. in Chinatown, adjacent to the Verizon Center.

Due to the parade, H Street NW between 6th and 7th Streets NW will be closed for the entire day. In addition, the following streets around Verizon Center will be closed during the parade, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
•    I Street, N.W. between 5th and 7th Streets, NW
•    7th Street, N.W. between I and G Streets, NW
•    G Street, N.W. between 7th and 9th Streets, NW
•    8th Street, N.W. between G and H Streets, NW
•    H Street, N.W. between 8th and 6th Streets, NW
•    6th Street, N.W. between Massachusetts Avenue and G Streets, NW

For more information on street closings visit the Washington, D.C., web site at

In addition, Metro has maintenance planned for the Red, Orange, Blue and Green lines this weekend. For more information visit the Metro web site at

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