McPherson Drive Closed Beginning October 15


McPherson Drive—a primary thoroughfare on the western side of the cemetery, parallel to Fort Myer—will be closed for necessary repairs beginning October 15. The closure is expected to last until the summer of 2021. This repair work will close off all vehicle traffic to Jackson Circle, Capron Drive, Lawton Drive, McKinley Drive and Miles Drive, as well as the southwest portion of Grant Drive. Click here for a map of the affected area

Visitors to Sections 3, 11, 16, 17, 18, 19, 22, 24 and 44 of the cemetery will be impacted. Visitors may access these sections by following the signs placed near the construction areas and marked parking locations. Upon arrival to the affected sections, those who need assistance during the construction period may call 703-614-1111.

Parking for family pass holders will be available at designated locations: Farragut Drive near the USS Maine Memorial; Porter Drive near the Nurses Memorial; and Grant Drive near General John J. Pershing’s gravesite.

Due to construction and uneven grounds, please allow additional time while visiting areas near McPherson Drive. Visitors may encounter low horticultural barriers; please proceed with caution.