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DDOT Announces Bicycle Work Zone Trainings

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Media Contacts

Terry Owens — (202) 763-8635, [email protected]
Maura Danehey – (202) 306-1668, [email protected]

(Washington, DC) - The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) will launch a series of Bike Work Zone Training sessions. The training will be conducted in real-time traffic and will demonstrate how work zone bicycle traffic control plans increase safety for bicyclists.

The first sessions will be held Thursday, July 13, with a Friday, July 14, rain date. One training will demonstrate how to set up standard bike work zone traffic control plans for scheduled work in public space. A simultaneous training will demonstrate how to set up bike work zone traffic control plans for unscheduled emergency work in public space.

What: Bicycle Work Zone Trainings

When: Thursday, July 13 (Rain Date: Friday, July 14)

Where to Meet: Corner of 15th and U Street, NW, Washington 20009

Time: 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
 

The series of training is highly recommended for construction managers and utility companies, but all are welcome to attend. Due to the overwhelming requests for this training, reservations are required. Additional sessions will be announced in the coming weeks.

To RSVP, contact Deborah Williams at [email protected] or (202) 671-2555.

For more information about DDOT’s Public Space Regulation Division, please contact (202) 442-4670, or click TOPS to access the online permitting system.

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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