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DDOT's Weekly Construction Update: Sunday, February 25 and Sunday, March 11, 2018

Friday, February 23, 2018

Table of Contents

This publication lists the alley, sidewalk, and road paving projects the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) currently plans to tackle in the next two weeks. See the paving plan locations by ward on this map.


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.


Citywide Pavement Restoration Projects

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

pavingWard 3

  • Garfield Street NW, between New Mexico Avenue and Foxhall Road NW
  • Intersection of Connecticut Avenue NW and 24th Street NW

Ward 5

  • Adams Street NE, between Downing Street NE and 14th Street NE
  • Intersection of Rhode Island Avenue NE and Eastern Avenue NE

    Ward 6
  • Intersection of North Capitol Street NW and New York Avenue NW

    Ward 7
  • Intersection of Benning Road NE and East Capitol Street NE

Citywide Sidewalk Restoration Projects

pavementAs part of DDOT's commitment to the improvement and restoration of local sidewalks, construction activities will occur at the following locations throughout the next two weeks.

Ward 3

  • Garrison Street NW, between 44th Street NW and River Road NW
  • New Mexico Avenue NW, between Garfield Street NW and Tunlaw Road NW

Ward 4

  • Dahlia Street NW, between Piney Branch Road NW and 9th Street NW
  • Fern Street NW, between 13th Street NW and Alaska Avenue NW
  • Roxanna Road NW, between Portal Drive NW and 16th Street NW

Ward 5

  • Intersection of Monroe Street NE and 8th Street NE

Citywide Alley Restoration

alleyDDOT will do alley improvements 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.

Ward 1

  • Square 2541, bound by Ashmead Place NW, Belmont Road NW, Waterside Drive NW and Connecticut Avenue NW

Ward 4

  • Square 2807 bound by Emerson Street NW, 13th Street NW, Farragut Street NW and 14th Street NW

Ward 7

  • Square 5048 bound by Anacostia Road NE, East Capitol Street NE, Burns Street NE and Blaine Street NE

Pavement Markings

markingsPavement 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 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 in March, weather permitting.


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


Contact Information

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 the DDOT Pavement Data Map, visit here

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