Update 9-17: Michelle Obama helps open FreshFarm Farmer's Market.
Whether it's a motorcade or a security perimeter, D.C. drivers are pretty accustomed to road blocks and disruptions, but even the most seasoned D.C. road warrior might be a little upset to find his commute may have to change because of a farmers' market.
The Office of First Lady Michelle Obama has put in a request to periodically close a section of Vermont Avenue, not far from the White House, for a farmers' market.
The request asks that Vermont Avenue between H and I Streets, NW be closed every Thursday between 1 p.m. and 8 p.m. -- a stretch of time that would cover the entire afternoon rush hour.
"We have received a request and we are working on it, but nothing has been finalized," DDOT spokesperson John Lisle tells WTOP.
Word has been circulating through local Advisory Neighborhood Commissions in D.C. and has some on edge. Read more at WTOP