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DDOT Traffic Advisory: Temporary Lane Closures on 17th Street SE Begin March 19

Monday, March 12, 2018

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) will temporarily close a travel lane and restrict parking along 17th Street SE starting at Potomac Avenue and ending just north of Barney Circle. The closure and restrictions will occur 7 am to 5 pm, Monday, March 19 through Friday, March 23, weather permitting.

The traffic changes are necessary to facilitate milling, roadway base repairs, and resurfacing work along 17th Street. Additionally, users of the corridor are advised there will be utility work happening simultaneously along the 100 to 400 blocks of 17th Street SE.

These activities are part of the ongoing construction work on the 17th Street Infrastructure Improvement Project from Benning Road NE to Barney Circle SE.

Traffic controls and flaggers will be in place to warn drivers approaching the area. Motorists should anticipate moderate delays and are advised to use caution as they travel through this corridor.

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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