Both directions of the I-395 Southeast/Southwest Freeway near the 3rd Street tunnel was blocked by protesters Sunday.

A line of hand-in-hand protesters blocked the road, also known as I-395. Some people on the side were holding signs protesting the Ferguson grand jury decision.


DC I-395 BLOCKED  protest

The email alert from the District of Columbia Alert DC system said Special Operations Division units from the DC police department are on the scene. Traffic is now getting by as police make arrests. h/t nbcwashington

Traffic is backed up for a significant distance. Travelers should try to avoid that area if possible.