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DDOT Suspends Lane Closures for Labor Day Weekend

Thursday, August 31, 2017
Suspension ensures maximum safety for holiday travelers


Media Contacts

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

(Washington, DC) - The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) today announced a moratorium on lane closures for the Labor Day weekend. The moratorium will apply to all active roadway construction projects and will be in effect from 12 pm, Friday, September 1 through Monday, September 4. During this time, all construction-related activities behind barricades and in other public space locations will be suspended.

Lane closures will not be allowed for non-emergency work on roadways, sidewalks and other public space on Monday, September 4. This includes manhole access.

DDOT will lift rush-hour reversible lanes for Labor Day on Monday, September 4.

Holiday Parking Enforcement

In observance of Labor Day, parking regulations—including expired meters and residential parking—will be suspended with two exceptions.

DC Streetcar parking enforcement occurs daily, including weekends and holidays along the DC Streetcar line on H Street/Benning Road, NE, between 3rd Street and Oklahoma Avenue, NE. On Sundays and holidays, enforcement is between 8 am and 11 pm. Enforcement from Monday through Thursday is 6 am to midnight; and on Friday and Saturday, enforcement runs between 6 am and 2 am.

There will be parking restrictions and enforcement around the Nationals Park neighborhood Monday, September 4.

Normal enforcement citywide resumes Tuesday, September 5.

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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