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Daytime and Overnight Closure of M Street, SE between 11th & 12th Streets, SE to Occur March 24-25, 2013

Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Inbound I-695 Freeway Bridge Exit Ramp to M Street, SE and the Northbound Lanes of the 11th Street Local Bridge Will Also be Closed

Media Contacts
Monica Hernandez (DDOT), (202) 671-2261
Officer Tisha Gant (MPD), (202) 727-4383

WASHINGTON, DC - As part of the 11th Street Bridge Project, the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) will close M Street, SE between 11th and 12th Streets, SE starting at 5:00 am on Sunday, March 24, 2013 until 5:00 am the following morning; weather permitting. The closure will allow crews to continue demolishing the old outbound freeway bridge located over M Street, SE.

The inbound I-695 Freeway Bridge (I-695 westbound) exit ramp to M Street, SE and the northbound lanes of the 11th Street Local Bridge—between Good Hope Road, SE and O Street, SE—will also be closed during this time.


Traffic will be rerouted as follows:

  • Northbound I-295 and southbound DC-295 traffic seeking access to M Street, SE from the westbound I-695 Freeway Bridge will use the 8th Street, SE exit ramp to I Street, then to 8th Street. SE.
  • Northbound (inbound) 11th Street Local Bridge traffic from Historic Anacostia will be detoured to MLK, Jr. Avenue, SE to Howard Road, SE then to South Capitol Street, SE to access M Street, SE.
  • Local traffic wishing to access facilities east of 12th Street, SE will be detoured through N Street, SE.

In the event of inclement weather or other unforeseen conditions, this work will be rescheduled and an updated advisory will be distributed.

For more information and to follow the bridge project and AWI Program’s progress, please visit Anacostia Waterfront. To join the project or AWI community contact list or ask questions, please contact AWI, (202) 741-8528.