Road closures

Due to security and transportation considerations for the Oct. 9 presidential debate, the following road closures will be in effect near Washington University’s Danforth Campus. Detours will be marked for all affected roads.

All closure information is subject to change. Check this page for updates.

  • Big Bend Boulevard between Wydown Boulevard and Forest Park Parkway will be CLOSED to vehicular traffic beginning on Saturday, Oct. 8 at approximately 2 p.m. and REOPENED by 6 a.m. on Monday, October 10.
  • big-bendSecurity fencing will be installed on the west side of Big Bend Boulevard from Forsyth Boulevard to Westmoreland Drive, blocking vehicle egress from streets, alleys and driveways.
  • Forsyth Boulevard between Big Bend and Skinker Boulevard will be CLOSED to vehicular traffic on Sunday, Oct. 9 at approximately 9 a.m. and REOPENED by 6 a.m. on Monday, October 10.

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For more information about how the debate will affect our campuses and community, visit the For Our Community section of this website.