FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Bridge and Tunnel Inspection Schedule for the Week of February 17
(Washington, D.C.) - The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) will temporarily close single lanes or shoulders on the following roadways for bridge and tunnel inspections:
- Whitehurst Freeway Off-Ramp over Potomac Parkway and Rock Creek alternating right and left shoulder closures on Tuesday, February 18, from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm, weather permitting
- Southbound 14th Street SW, over Maine Avenue, Outlet Channel and Ohio Drive alternating lane closures on Wednesday, February 19, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., weather permitting
- Northbound 14th Street, SW, over Ohio Drive, Outlet Channel and Maine Avenue alternating lane closures on Thursday, February 20, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., weather permitting
- North Capitol Street, NE, under Soldier’s Home Road northbound right lane closure followed by southbound right lane closure on Friday, February 21, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., weather permitting
Traffic controls will be in place to warn drivers approaching the areas. Motorists should anticipate moderate-to-heavy delays due to the lane closures. Drivers are advised to stay alert while traveling through these locations and to be observant of the inspection personnel.
The mission of the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) is to enhance the quality of life for District residents and visitors by ensuring that people, goods, and information move efficiently and safely with minimal adverse impact on residents and the environment.
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