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DDOT Weekly Construction Update

Friday, January 12, 2018
Saturday, January 13 – Sunday, January 28

(Washington, DC)  — This notice lists the alley, sidewalk, and road paving projects the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) currently plans to work on in the next two weeks. 

Please Note: Work may be adjusted depending on weather and other conditions. During extreme cold and winter weather, construction activities will likely be canceled or delayed. Additional projects may be added to this list. DDOT contacts residents and businesses within the work zones before work begins. Unless otherwise noted, work is not conducted on weekends.  

In observance of the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., all construction activities have been suspended in the District of Columbia Monday, January 15. Lane closures will not be allowed for non-emergency work in roadways and sidewalks within the District’s right of way. Construction activities will resume beginning Tuesday, January 16, during permitted work hours. 

If you reside in or near any of the project areas, please be sure to remove your vehicles by the posted times, and encourage your neighbors to do likewise.

Road Paving Projects

19th Street NW Pavement Restoration Project

Tuesday, January 16, through Friday, January 19

As a part of the restoration project, DDOT will conduct brick sidewalk repair on 19th Street NW between Dupont Circle NW and N Street NW from Tuesday, January 16, through Friday, January 19. 

Citywide Pavement Restoration Projects

As part of DDOT's commitment to improve and restore local roadways, work will be conducted at the following locations throughout the following two weeks, weather permitting:

  • Wisconsin Avenue NW, between Western Avenue NW and River Road NW;
  • Palisade Lane NW, between Loughboro Road NW and Dead End;
  • 45th Street NW, between Warren Street NW and Van Ness Street NW;
  • 45th Street NW, between Van Ness Street NW and Massachusetts Avenue NW; 
  • Cathedral Avenue NW between 29th Street NW and Woodley Road NW.

Citywide Sidewalk Restoration Projects

As part of DDOT's commitment to improve and restore local sidewalks, work will be conducted at the following locations throughout the following two weeks, weather permitting:

  • 6th Street SE, between Brandywine Street SE and Chesapeake Street SE;
  • 6th Street SE, between Mississippi Avenue SE and Savannah Street SE;
  • Suitland Road SE, between Alabama Avenue SE and Southern Avenue SE;
  • 19th Street NE, between L Street NE and M Street NE;
  • Brandywine Street NW, between 36th Street NW and Reno Road NW;
  • Holbrook Street NE, between Neal Street NE and Florida Avenue NE;
  • Bladensburg Road NE, between Lang Place NE and L Street NE;
  • Oates Street NE, between Trinidad Avenue NE and Montello Avenue NE; 
  • Rodman Street NW, between Reno Road NW and Idaho Avenue NW.

Alley Improvement Projects

DDOT will conduct alley improvement at the following locations. Once work begins, access to parts of the alley under construction will be closed, and parking will not be available. In emergency situations, access may be permitted by notifying DDOT. Work is estimated to take about two weeks, weather permitting.

  • Square 0810 bound by G Street NE, 4th Street NE, F Street NE and 5th Street NE.

Pavement Markings

Pavement markings indicate which part of the road to use, provide information about conditions ahead, and, overall, are a vital part of communicating the traffic movement. DDOT’s striping season has now officially ended due to a drop in the temperature. Optimal striping weather is warm and sunny (45 degrees and above with low humidity). Cooler temperatures prevent successful paint application. During colder weather, DDOT installs temporary roadway marking tape, as needed. The 2018 striping season will begin March 2018, weather permitting.

Please follow @DDOTDC on Twitter to see regular updates and notices. For a more detailed look at DDOT’s Paving Plan click here, and visit DDOT’s blog, d.delivers. For more information about DDOT's alley improvements, click here. For constituent inquiries, please call (202) 671-2700. For media inquiries, please call (202) 671-5124. 

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.  

Follow us on Twitter for transportation-related updates and more; like us on Facebook and visit the website at www.ddot.dc.gov. Visit goDCgo.com for more information on transportation options in the District.