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DDOT Announces Work Suspension in Observance of Thanksgiving Day, November 23

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Media Contacts

Terry Owens — (202) 763-8635, [email protected]
Michelle Phipps-Evans – (202) 497-0124, [email protected]

(Washington, DC) - In observance of the Thanksgiving Day holiday, the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) will suspend construction activities on the District's roadways and sidewalks from 12 pm, Wednesday, November 22, through Friday, November 24, 2017.

Lane closures will not be allowed for non-emergency work in roadways and sidewalks within the District's right of way. This includes manhole access and construction-related deliveries. Approved activities can resume Saturday, November 25, 2017, during permitted work hours.

DDOT encourages permit holders to take extra measures to secure their work sites and to contact DDOT’s Public Space Regulation Division for guidance.

DDOT will not apply reversible lane operations on Thursday, November 23 with normal operations resuming Friday, November 24.

Parking enforcement will also be suspended Thursday, November 23, with normal operations resuming Friday, November 24. Streetcar parking enforcement is daily, including weekends and holidays along H Street and Benning Road NE, between 3rd Street and Oklahoma Avenue NE. On Sundays and holidays, streetcar parking enforcement is between 8 am and 11 pm. Enforcement on Mondays to Thursdays is 6 am to midnight; and on Fridays and Saturdays, enforcement runs between 6 am and 2 am.

Normal enforcement citywide of other parking violations resumes November 24.

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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