FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DDOT Bridge and Tunnel Inspections for the Week of January 14
(Washington, D.C.) - The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) will temporarily close single lanes on the following roadways for bridge and tunnel inspections:
- Southwest Freeway Southbound Anacostia Freeway (I-295) over railroad yard alternating right and left lane closures of southbound Anacostia Freeway followed by alternating right and left lane closures of northbound Anacostia Freeway on Wednesday, January 16, from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm, weather permitting
- New York Avenue over Amtrak Railroad alternating right and left lane closures of eastbound New York Avenue followed by alternating right and left lane closures of westbound New York Avenue on Thursday, January 17, from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm, 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.