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Pennsylvania and Potomac Avenues SE Intersection Improvement Project

Monday, November 13, 2017
Final Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact; Ellipse Park Design is selected


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Pennsylvania and Potomac Avenues SE Intersection Improvement Project 

(Washington, DC) - The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) in conjunction with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), National Park Service (NPS) and the National Capital Planning Commission (NCPC) as cooperating agencies, has released the Final Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Pennsylvania Avenue SE and Potomac Avenue SE Intersection Improvement Project.

The EA was prepared in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and in compliance with all applicable environmental laws and executive orders for the reconstruction of the intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue SE, Potomac Avenue SE and 14th Street SE. The Final EA includes comments received on the draft EA and agency responses.The Final EA and the Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) identify the alternative selected, the Ellipse Park, and required mitigation measures.

The complete EA is available for public download (www.anacostiawaterfront.org/Penn-Potomac) and for public review at:

  • District Department of Transportation (55 M Street SE, 4th Floor, Washington, DC 20003)
  • Anacostia Library (1800 Good Hope Road SE, Washington, DC 20020)
  • Southeast Library (403 7th Street SE, Washington, DC 20003)

Any question on the project can be submitted to DDOT via email ([email protected]), the project website (www.anacostiawaterfront.org), or postal mail to the following:

 Ravindra Ganvir, P.E.
Deputy Chief Engineer
Infrastructure Project Management Division
District Department of Transportation
55 M Street SE, Suite 400
Washington, DC 20003

Phone: (202) 671-4689


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