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Milling and Paving to Begin May 12 on Kenilworth Avenue NE

Thursday, May 11, 2017


Media Contacts

Terry Owens — (202) 763-8635, [email protected]

Michelle Phipps-Evans — (202) 497-0124, [email protected]


(Washington, DC) As a part of the Reconstruction of Kenilworth Avenue NE, The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) will begin milling and paving operations on Northbound Kenilworth Avenue from the East Capitol Street Ramp to the CSX Railroad Bridge Overpass, South of Helen Burroughs Avenue Friday May 12, 2017. The work is expected to continue through Sunday May 21, 2017.

Work will occur Monday-Friday during the hours of 10 am to 3 pm and 9:30 pm to 5:30 am, weather permitting.

Travel lanes will remain open during day time hours. Traffic will be reduced to one lane between 9:30 pm and 5:30 am during this road work.


Night time lane closures: Eastbound East Capitol Street to Northbound DC-295 ramp will be closed. Detour signs will be posted to guide motorists to DC-295 north (Kenilworth Avenue).

Northbound DC-295 (Kenilworth Avenue) ramp to Westbound Benning Road will be closed. Signs will be posted to guide motorists to Westbound Benning NE


Motorists are urged to stay alert and use caution when traveling through the work zones. Fines are doubled for speeding in work zones.

Pedestrians and bicyclists should pay attention to the changing traffic patterns as well.

For additional information please contact Mr. Jella Kaspa at (202) 246-0621 or Mr. Phillips Folayan at (202) 497-7804


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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