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Security Adjustments for the White House Complex

(As of Wednesday, May 7, 2003)
Published By
U.S. Secret Service Media Relations
Published Date

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- In continuing cooperation with our law enforcement counterparts, the United States Secret Service has made adjustments to the security
perimeter at the White House complex. Beginning over the weekend of May 3-4, 2003, the following areas, which had been closed to pedestrian traffic, have been reopened to
pedestrians: Pennsylvania Avenue and E Streets between 15th and 17th Streets and the 15th Street sidewalk adjacent to the U.S. Department of the Treasury between E Street
and Pennsylvania Avenue. The 17th Street sidewalk adjacent to the Eisenhower Executive Office Building between E Street and Pennsylvania Avenue remains restricted
due to construction activities.

As we have in the past, the Secret Service will continue to evaluate and review the security measures around the White House complex. Every attempt will be made to
notify the public of any adjustments that may impact pedestrian or vehicular traffic in that area.

Security related questions should be referred to the United States Secret Service Office of Government and Public Affairs at 202-406-5708.