Alexandria and Arlington are closed from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam issued a state of emergency in the Commonwealth on Wednesday night.
With a limited exception, Northam has announced a new curfew for Alexandria and Arlington from 6pm to 6am.
I am also issuing a state of emergency in the state of Virginia so we can continue to respond.
– Ralph Northam (@GovernorVA) January 6, 2021
This follows protests that began during the day when Trump supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol.
The governor announced that he would mobilize members of the Virginia National Guard as well as 200 Virginia state soldiers to combat the situation in DC.
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