Thursday, January 8, 2009

Inauguration Day Timing and Map of Activities from the Washington Post

[2009 Inauguration Map]

See the full MAP HERE which shows the parade route and where ticketed vs. nonticketed guest can arrive.

  • 4 a.m. -- Metro opens (at rush-hour service and fare levels).
  • 5 a.m. -- Monday extended alcohol service for bars and nightclubs ends; they can remain open 24 hours through Jan. 21.
  • 8 a.m. -- Security gates open for ticketed guests
  • 9 a.m. -- Ceremony gates open.
  • 10 a.m. -- Musical prelude. See the full schedule.
  • Noon -- Ceremony ends, followed by the inaugural address, luncheon, departure of President Bush and parade.
  • 7 p.m. -- Rush-hour Metro service levels end.
  • 2 a.m. -- Metro closes.
  • 5 a.m. -- Tuesday extended alcohol service for bars and nightclubs ends.
  • Metro's Smithsonian and Archives-Navy Memorial-Penn Quarter subway stops will be closed Jan. 20
  • For bridge and road closures and parking moratoriums, see the Get There blog

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