District Department of Transportation

DC Agency Top Menu

-A +A
Bookmark and Share

Capital Infrastructure Projects

The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) manages hundreds of projects across the city. Much of this work, spread across all eight wards, is federally funded and ensures the District's transportation network is properly maintained and improved on an ongoing basis. 

DDOT's Capital Infrastructure Projects in Active Construction Phases

construction icon17th Street Project Kennedy Street Project
Key Bridge Project construction iconRehabilitation of
Pennsylvania Avenue
construction iconMinnesota Avenue Project Phase II rendering of proposed South Capitol Street Corridor - Frederick Douglass BridgeSouth Capitol Street
Project Frederick Douglass Bridge
Rehabilitation of Anacostia Freeway Bridges Over Nicholson Street  

Projects in Active Design Phases

AnAWIacostia Waterfront
Cleveland Park Streetscape & Drainage
New Jersey Avenue NW streetscapeNew Jersey Avenue NW Project Rehabilitation of Eastern Avenue
rendering of proposed South Capitol Street Corridor - Frederick Douglass BridgeFlorida Avenue Multimodal Project  construction icon

Oregon Avenue NW Improvements

rendering of proposed South Capitol Street Corridor - Frederick Douglass Bridge New York Avenue 
Streetscape & Trail Project
rendering of proposed South Capitol Street Corridor - Frederick Douglass BridgeRhode Island Avenue
Streetscape Project
Maryland Avenue Streetscape rendering of proposed South Capitol Street Corridor - Frederick Douglass BridgeC Street NE Rehabilitation
construction iconRehabilitation of 16th
Street Bridge over Piney
Branch Parkway Project
Reconstruction/Rehab of
Pedestrian Bridge & Trail at Arizona Avenue NW

Completed Projects

11th Street Bridge Project - south side aerial view of the bridge and roadways11th Street Bridge Project (Completed 2014)

DDOT began construction of 11th Street Bridge Project in December 2009 to replace the two existing bridges with three new bridges and improve the related interchanges.

construction iconReplacement of 16th Street NW Bridge over Military Road NW (Completed 2015)

Replacement of 16th Street NW Bridge over Military Road NW.

view of the Kalmia Road Culvert from the waterKalmia Road Culvert Project

The replacement of a partially collapsed culvert with a new wider culvert.

M Street Cycle Track Installation Now UnderwayM Street Cycle Track Installation (Completed 2015)

The M Street cycle track, with a buffer of parked cars and flexible posts, span over a mile on the north side of M Street NW. It was installed as a traditional bike lane marked by green paint to increase visibility.

construction iconNebraska Avenue to Military Road Project (Completed 2013)

This project will rehabilitate the intersection of Nebraska Avenue and Military Road. The project includes 810’ of Nebraska, 550’ of Military Road and 190’ of Broad Branch Road to meet other projects nearby.

7th Street Rehabilitation (Completed April 2017)

This project rehabilitated the Howard Theatre area in Northwest and provided a streetscape on 7th Street NW.

Anacostia Riverwalk Trail usersAnacostia Riverwalk Trail (Completed October 2016)

The trail provides seamless, scenic travel for pedestrians and bicyclists along the Anacostia River.

Reconstruction of Kenilworth Avenue

This is the third major transportation study to look at transportation improvements for the Anacostia Waterfront Initiative area. 

construction iconOxon Run Trail Rehabilitation Project  (Completed October 2017)
The goal of the Oxon Run Trail Rehabilitation project was to improve bicycle and pedestrian access within Oxon Run Park and the nonmotorized network connections to surrounding destinations.

Klingle Valley Trail Project (Completed June 2017)

The Klingle Valley Trail Project converts Klingle Road NW between Cortland Place and Porter Street into a pedestrian and bicycle trail using green infrastructure components.


The District Transportation Access Portal (dTAP)

The portal provides a wealth of performance data and project information in an easy-to-use online dashboard.