The entire National Mall will be shut down for the entire day of President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration.
The landscaped park, where people typically gather to watch presidential inaugurations on large jumbotrons, will only be open for security and for media covering the event, the Washington Post reported, citing two people familiar with the plans.
“That means no one will be able to get into the Mall,” one official said. “I would think about it as if you are going to watch, you are not going to be able to see anything. You would maybe be able to see the top of the Capitol.”