Roads Closed for Columbia Blues Festival

Watch out where you park your car on Sunday. If you don’t want your hooptie hauled by Arlington’s finest, best heed this traffic warning:

The Arlington County Police Department will close two streets on Sunday, June 17, 2007, for the Columbia Pike Blues Festival. Listed below are the streets that will be affected.

From 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.:

  • Walter Reed Drive will be closed from Columbia Pike to S. 9th Street.
  • S. 9th Road will be closed from S. Garfield Street to Walter Reed Drive.

In addition, motorists should be on the lookout for temporary “No Parking” signs in the area. Illegally parked vehicles may be ticketed or towed. If your vehicle is towed from a public street, call 703-228-4252.

The festival runs from noon to 6 p.m. on Sunday. For more information visit

This post appeared in its original form at DC Metblogs

Carl Weaver is a writer and brewer for and has been making beer and wine for more than 20 years. He is also an avid photographer and writer and just finished his first book, about a trip he took to Thailand to live in Buddhist monasteries. He considers himself the last of the Renaissance men and the luckiest darned guy in the world. Follow him on Twitter.

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