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South Capitol Street Corridor Project Temporary Lane Closures for the Week of August 12

Thursday, August 9, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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South Capitol Street Corridor Project Temporary Lane Closures for the Week of August 12

(Washington, DC)—The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) will temporarily close single lanes and shoulders to perform construction activities for the South Capitol Street Corridor Project. 

The following single lane, ramp, and shoulder closures will be in place daily from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm, Monday, August 13, 2018, through Saturday, August 18, 2018, weather permitting.

  • Potomac Avenue SE/SW between First Street, SE and Second Street, SW
  • Half Street, SW between P Street, SW and R Street, SW
  • P Street, SW between South Capitol Street, SW and Half Street, SW
  • South Capitol Street, SE/SW between Firth Sterling Avenue, SE and N Street, SE
  • I-295 northbound/southbound between and Malcolm X Avenue, SE and 11th Street, SE
  • Suitland Parkway, SE between Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue, SE and 
  • South Capitol Street, SE
  • Firth Sterling Avenue, SE between South Capitol Street, SE and Howard Road, SE
  • Eaton Road, SE between Firth Sterling Avenue, SE and Wade Road, SE

The following single lane, ramp, and shoulder closures will be in place nightly from 9:00 pm to 5.00 am, Sunday, August 12, 2018, through Friday, August 17, 2018, weather permitting.

  • I-295 northbound/southbound between and Malcolm X Avenue, SE and 11th Street, SE
  • South Capitol Street, SE/SW between Firth Sterling Avenue, SE and N Street, SE
  • P Street, SW between South Capitol Street, SW and Half Street, SW
  • Potomac Avenue SE/SW between First Street, SE and Second Street, SW
  • Half Street, SW between P Street, SW and R Street, SW
  • Suitland Parkway, SE between Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue, SE and South Capitol Street, SE
  • Firth Sterling Avenue, SE between South Capitol Street, SE and Howard Road, SE
  • Eaton Road, SE between Firth Sterling Avenue, SE and Wade Road, SE
  • I-295 northbound off-ramp to westbound Suitland Parkway, SE (Exit 3B). Signed detour will be in place for closure.
  • I-295 southbound off-ramp to eastbound Suitland Parkway, SE (Exit 4A). Signed detour will be in place for closure.

These closures are required for construction activities 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 aware of construction personnel working in the area.

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