The western half of Lafayette Park will be closed to the public from 7 a.m., Saturday, March 2, through 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 6. A map illustrating the closed park area, and the anticipated closed District area, is attached.
The park area will be closed to the public to provide security and ensure public safety during the official visit of the President of Egypt.
Persons demonstrating or otherwise using this park area should remove themselves and any personal property from the closed park areas by 7 a.m., March 2.
The National Park Service appreciates the public's cooperation in this matter.
(signed Stan E. Lock)
National Park Service
National Capital Region