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Lane Reduction on DC-295 Northbound Until Late March 2019

Thursday, January 10, 2019

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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Lane Reduction on DC-295 Northbound Until Late March 2019

(Washington, DC) – The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) will reduce the number of travel lanes on DC-295 northbound from East Capitol Street, SE to the I-695 ramp to two lanes to perform ongoing bridge rehabilitation work, beginning Monday, January 14 and continue through the end of March, weather permitting.

There will also be intermittent single lane closures on northbound DC-295 during off-peak hours, from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm and from 8:00 pm to 5:30 am, Monday through Friday. The exit ramps will always remain open.

The public should expect heavy delays on northbound DC-295 in this area and are advised to use an alternate route when possible.

Traffic controls will be in place to warn drivers approaching the areas and guide them through the construction zone. Motorists should anticipate 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 St. SE, please visit http://nicholsonse.anacostiabridges.com.

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