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Release Date: Jun 7, 2016

Notice - Sunday, June 12th Road Closures AFA Cycling Classic

Good Afternoon -

This weekend's Air Force Association Cycling Classic scheduled for Sunday, June 12th will close a number of area roads and impact how area residents, guests, and workers access and leave garage and parking facilities during the event (between the hours of 4AM and 3PM).  Please pass along and/or post the Road Closure Notification Document to ensure that everyone can plan accordingly.  The document includes information on how individual properties' garages and driveways are impacted and how to access them.  Detailed maps are also included to provide further clarity.  
 
Please feel free to reach out if you have any questions.
 
Best Regards,
Robert H. Mandle
Chief Operating Officer
Crystal City Business Improvement District
703-412-9430

Impacted Garage Facilities in Crystal City

If your facility/building is not listed here, direct access to parking garage/driveway entrances/exits is not anticipated, however, regional road closures may impact the most direct travel route.

220 Twentieth Street (220 20th Street):  Access restrictions will be in place for this facility for the duration of the event.  Before 10:00 AM, access to and from the 220 20th Street garage entrance will be permitted, but controlled by an ACPD officer.  After that time, 20th Street will be closed and no access will be permitted to or from the garage until approximately 3:00 PM.  Arrangements have been made for residents to park in the Crystal Park garage at 2345 Crystal Drive (see attached maps).  The garage will be open and available for resident parking starting at 4 PM on Friday, June 10th. Vehicles should be removed from the garage by 12:01 AM on June 13th to avoid parking charges..  Access to the surface lot area will also be restricted throughout the day.

Crowne Plaza Hotel (1480 Crystal Drive): Access to the garage and driveway entrance for this facility will be maintained.  All residents, employees, tenants, and visitors, however, should be informed of the surrounding closures as they may affect the most direct travel routes.  Specifically, east bound lanes of 15th Street will be closed requiring all vehicles destined for this facility to arrive via 12th Street.

Crystal City Marriott (1999 Jefferson Davis Highway): Access to garages and driveway entrances/exits to this facility will be maintained.  North bound lanes of S. Bell Street, however, will be closed and will affect the most direct travel routes.

Crystal Gateway 1, 2, 3, and 4 (1235, 1225, 1215 S. Clark Street and 200 12th Street):  Garage and driveway entrances/exits along Crystal Drive and 12th Street will not be impacted by this event.  Road closures along 15th Street, however, will affect the most direct travel routes. Note that the entrance/exit along S. Clark Street remains closed due to on-going construction/repair work.

Crystal Gateway North (201 12th Street):  Garage entrances/exits along Long Bridge Drive (formerly Old Jefferson Davis Highway) and 12th Street will not be impacted by this event.  Regional road closures, however, will affect the most direct travel routes.

Crystal Mall Buildings (1801, 1851, and 1901 S. Bell Street): The parking garage entrance/exits along 18th Street and 20th Street will not be accessible for the duration of the event.  The parking garage entrance/exit shared with the Crystal City Marriott along 20th Street will remain open.

Crystal Park 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 (2011, 2121, 2231, 2345, and 2451 Crystal Drive):  The northern-most Crystal Drive garage entrance/exit will not be accessible for the duration of the event.  The garage entrances at 2345 Crystal Drive and those accessible via the rear access alley and driveway, however, will not be impacted by the event.  Westbound lanes of 23rd Street will be closed and the eastbound lanes converted to westbound operation.  Please also note that the surface lot parking in the horse shoe drive in front of 2121 Crystal Drive (Park 2) will not be accessible.

Crystal Place Apartments and Crystal Park Condominiums (1801, 1805 Crystal Drive):  Garage and driveway entrances/exits along Crystal Drive will not be accessible from 4 AM to 11 AM.  Please plan to utilize the rear alley (entrance at 26th and Crystal Drive) to access or to leave the property.  Access to the northern-most driveway entrance/exit to Crystal Drive will re-open at 11 AM.

Crystal Plaza Buildings (2100 & 2200 Crystal Drive and 2001 Jefferson Davis Highway and 2221 S. Clark Street and the Crystal City Shops @2100 and @2200 Crystal Drive):  Garage Entrances/Exits along Crystal Drive and 23rd Street will not be accessible for the duration of the event.   Parking will be available at 2345 Crystal Drive. Arrangements have been made for residents to park in the Crystal Park garage at 2345 Crystal Drive (see attached maps). The garage will be open and available for resident parking starting at 4 PM on Friday, June 10th. Vehicles should be removed from the garage by 12:01 AM on June 13th to avoid parking charges. Please note that access to the surface lot area will be restricted throughout the day.

Crystal Plaza Apartments (2111 Jefferson Davis Highway):  Access restrictions will be in place for this facility for the duration of the event.  Entry (from Route 1) and exit will be provided when deemed safe by onsite Arlington County Police Department Officers.  Arrangements have been made for residents to park in the Crystal Park garage at 2345 Crystal Drive (see attached maps).  The garage will be open and available for resident parking starting at 4 PM on Friday, June 10th. Vehicles should be removed from the garage by 12:01 AM on June 13th to avoid parking charges.

Crystal Square Buildings (251 and 241 18th Street, 1550 and 1750 Crystal Drive, and 1515 Jefferson Davis Highway and the Crystal City Shops @1750): Garage entrances/exits along Crystal Drive and 15th Street will not be accessible from 4 AM to 11 AM.  Parking access will, however, remain open from 18th Street for the duration of the event. 

Crystal Square Apartments (1515 Jefferson Davis Highway): Garage entrances/exits along Crystal Drive and 15th Street will not be accessible from 4 AM to 11 AM.  Parking access will, however, remain open from 18th Street for the duration of the event. 

Gateway Condominiums & Waterford House (1200 and 1300 Crystal Drive and 200 12th Street):  Access to garages and driveway entrances for these facilities will be maintained.  All residents, employees, tenants, and visitors, however, should be informed of the surrounding closures as they may affect the most direct travel routes.

Jefferson Plaza 1 and 2 (1400 Crystal Drive and 1421 Jefferson Davis Highway): Access to garages and driveway entrances for these facilities will be maintained.  All employees, tenants, and visitors, however, should be informed of the surrounding closures as they may affect the most direct travel routes.

Water Park Towers (1501 and 1505 Crystal Drive):  The two southern driveway entrances/exits along Crystal Drive will not be accessible from 4 AM to 11 AM.  Residents may utilize the northern-most driveway (closest to 12th Street).  Access to all driveways will re-open at 11 AM.