MGM Traffic Plan

Prince George’s County, Maryland is the home of the MGM Grand National Harbor Resort and Casino. The Grand Opening celebration was held on Thursday, December 8, 2016.

Aerial Rendering of MGM Grand

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Grand Opening Highlights

  • Thursday, December 8, 2016
  •  Attendance:                 25,000 - 30,000                   (24 hour period)
  • Estimated number of vehicles: 9,000 - 10,000     (24 hour period)
  • Areas of concern: traffic flow, parking, community access

Peak Traffic Times (Expected)

  • 7 p.m. - 12 p.m. nightly
  • Thursday - Saturday

Traffic Impact

There will be heavy congestion along Oxon Hill Road near the MGM Casino.

The congestion could impact travel in and around the Oxon Hill area. PGPD will visible at all major intersections. Please take alternative routes around the area. This will be most important during peak business times.

​During peak times local traffic should avoid Oxon Hill Road and use Indian Head Hwy as an alternative.

​ Please keep in mind pedestrian safety and please pay attention to traffic patterns. We recommend giving yourself extra time for travel from December 8-18.


  • Fort Washington/Oxon Hill
  • National Harbor
  • Temple Hills/Forest Heights

Impacted Intersections (Expected)

Oxon Hill Road at:
  • Bald Eagle Road
  • MGM National Boulevard
  • Monument Drive
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