The NHL Champion Washington Capitals will open their season against the Boston Bruins on Wednesday night, resulting in numerous road closures throughout the Gallery Place/Chinatown area.
From noon Wednesday through 1 am Thursday, commuters should heed the closures of the following streets:
- G Street from 7th Street, NW to 9th Street, NW
- 8th Street, NW from G Street, NW to H Street, NW
- 7th Street, NW from E Street, NW to H Street, NW
- F Street from 6th Street to 7th Street, NW
Police will also close F Street NW between 6th and 7th Streets NW for a red carpet ceremony from approximately 1:30 pm to 5:30 pm.
Meanwhile, the following streets will be closed for the a viewing party, from approximately 5:30 pm to 11 pm:
- G Street from 7th Street, NW to 9th Street NW
- 8th Street NW from G Street, NW to H Street NW