BALTIMORE, MD - DECEMBER 01: The Washington Monument is lit red by the (RED) campaign to raise awareness of HIV/AIDS on World AIDS Day on December 1, 2009 in Baltimore, Maryland. The monument is one of a number of landmarks across the U.S. that were illuminated. (Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images for (RED))
The 45th annual lighting of the Washington Monument is expected to impact area traffic Thursday.
Motorists in Mount Vernon should be aware of the following temporary road closures with detours and parking restrictions enforced until 11 p.m.
City officials said drivers should be on the lookout for pedestrians in the area, and should find alternate routes.
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