FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Temporary Lanes Closures on I-295
October 26 – November 3
ANACOSTIA FREEWAY BRIDGES OVER NICHOLSON STREET PROJECT
(Washington, DC) – The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) will temporarily close lanes on I-295 over Nicholson Street, SE near the southbound on-ramp and the northbound off-ramp at Pennsylvania Ave, SE beginning Friday, October 26 at 8 p.m. through Saturday, November 3, 2018 at 5 a.m.; weather permitting. A minimum of one lane in each direction will be maintained at all times. The work will occur during off peak hours.
Two left lanes on I-295 northbound and one lane on I-295 southbound will be closed starting Friday, October 26 at 8 p.m. and remain closed until Monday, October 29 at 5 a.m. One left lane on I-295 northbound will reopen Saturday night. One lane in each direction will remain closed through Monday, October 29 at 5:00 am.
From Monday, October 29 through Friday, November 2 the left lane will be closed on both I-295 northbound and I-295 southbound from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. – 5 a.m. each day.
Traffic controls will be in place to warn drivers approaching the areas and guide them through the construction zone. 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 work zone.
For ongoing information on the rehabilitation of the Anacostia freeway bridges over Nicholson Street, SE, please visit http://nicholsonse.anacostiabridges.com.
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.