FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Single Lane Closures Along I-295 Begin June 11
(Washington, DC)—The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) will temporarily close single lanes and shoulders on the following roadways to perform testing and pre-construction activities for the South Capitol Street Corridor Project.
The following single lane and shoulder closures will be in place daily from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm, Monday, June 11, 2018, through Friday, June 15, 2018, weather permitting:
- DC-295 northbound between Malcolm X Avenue, SE and Exit 5A for I-695 Downtown
- DC-295 southbound, south of 11th Street, SE
- DC-295 northbound, north of Exit 5A for I-695 Downtown
- DC-295 southbound, south of Firth Sterling Avenue, SE
- South Capitol Street, SE northbound between P Street and N Street
- South Capitol Street, SW southbound between the Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge and Suitland Parkway eastbound exit ramp.
- South Capitol Street, SW southbound between Suitland Parkway and Firth Sterling Avenue, SE
- South Capitol Street, SE northbound from south of Firth Sterling Avenue, SE to north of Howard Road, SE
- Suitland Parkway, SE westbound at Stanton Road, SE
- Suitland Parkway, SE westbound at the intersection of Firth Sterling Avenue, SE
- Potomac Avenue, SW eastbound at South Capitol Street, SW
- Anacostia Drive Access Road northbound between Howard Road, SE and Anacostia Drive, SE
- Ramp from South Capitol Street, SE northbound to Anacostia Drive, SE
- Ramp from Anacostia Drive, SE southbound to South Capitol Street, SW
These closures are required for pre-construction work associated with the South Capitol Street Corridor Project and the Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge Replacement which calls for the replacement of the 68-year-old bridge and reconstruction of the Suitland Parkway/I-295 interchange.
Motorists are urged to use caution as they travel in these areas, to anticipate moderate delays, and to be mindful construction personnel.
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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