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DDOT Suspends Work for Columbus Day

Thursday, October 5, 2017
Suspension ensures maximum safety for holiday travelers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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) announces a suspension of work in observance of Columbus Day Monday, October 9, 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 may resume Tuesday, October 10, 2017, during permitted work hours.

DDOT will lift rush-hour reversible lanes for Columbus Day on Monday, October 9.

Holiday Parking Enforcement

In observance of Columbus Day, parking regulations—including expired meters and residential parking—will be suspended with one exception.

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 occurs between 8 am and 11 pm. Monday to Thursday enforcement is from 6 am to midnight; and on Fridays and Saturdays, enforcement runs between 6 am and 2 am. Normal enforcement citywide resumes Tuesday, October 10.

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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