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The April 15 Evacuation Drill

April 14, 2003
Press Release
United States Capitol Police Chief Terrance W. Gainer
Public Information Office  
119 D Street, NE  
Washington, D.C. 20510 Immediate
(202) 224-1677  

On Tuesday, April 15, 2003, the United States Capitol Police will be conducting an evacuation drill of the US Capitol and House Office Buildings. The evacuation will occur during the morning hours and last approximately one hour. Tentatively, the drill is scheduled for 11:00 a.m.

Throughout the evacuation, the following street closures will be in effect:

  • D Street SE from First and D Street SE to Washington and D Street SW;
  • 2nd Street SW between C Street and Virginia Avenue

For additional information, please contact Officer Jessica Gissubel in the United States Capitol Police Public Information Office at 202-224-1677.


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  Prepared by:
  Officer Jessica Gissubel
  United States Capitol Police
  Public Information Officer