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District Department of Transportation

Temporary Lane Closures in 3rd Street NW (I-395) Tunnels February 26, 2024

Monday, February 26, 2024

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Temporary Lane Closures in 3rd Street NW (I-395) Tunnels February 26, 2024

(Washington, DC) — Motorists are advised to turn on lights and reduce speed to 20 MPH in the center segments of the I-395 Tunnel Northbound and Southbound due to a lighting outage.

Associated with the loss of lighting, the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) has temporarily closed lanes and ramps to/from the tunnels on 3rd Street (I-395) at the following locations:

  • Massachusetts Avenue NW on-ramp to tunnel in SB direction
  • D Street NW on-ramp to tunnel in SB direction
  • C Street NW and D Street NW exit ramps from the tunnel in NB direction

DDOT will provide updates about the estimated time for lighting restoration.


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