following the attack, which took place just before 10 a.m.,federal officials decided to shut down all government buildings,given around 340,000 federal employees the option to go homeimmediately. Federal parks and monuments have also been shut downthroughout the region. Commercial office buildings downtown and innearby suburbs have also closed early, resulting in massivegridlock through the region.

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