Media Contact: Reggie Sanders — 202-671-5124,[email protected]
(Washington, DC) - As part of the 11th Street Bridge project, the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) will close 11th Street SE, between K Street and M Street, overnight on Thursday, August 21, 2014; from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning. The eastbound I-695 (Southeast/Southwest Freeway) exit ramp to 11th Street SE will also be closed during this time.
The closures are required to complete pavement striping modifications along 11th Street SE prior to the reopening of the 11th Street access ramp to westbound I-695 on Saturday, August 23, 2014.
• Northbound 11th Street SE traffic will be detoured via westbound M Street to 8th Street, then onto eastbound G Street to access 11th Street.
• Motorists traveling southbound on 11th Street SE will be detoured to westbound I Street, then to 8th Street and eastbound M Street SE to access 11th Street.
• Southbound 11th Street SE access will be maintained to K Street.
• During the ramp closure, motorists traveling on eastbound I-695 will be detoured via the 6th Street exit to 8th Street SE, then follow the posted detour routes to access northbound or southbound 11th Street.
In the event of inclement weather or other unforeseen conditions, this work will be rescheduled and an updated advisory will be distributed.