FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Temporary Lane Closures on Connecticut Avenue and 18th Street NW Begin August 7
(Washington, DC) - The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) is scheduled to temporarily close a lane of traffic and restrict curbside parking on Connecticut Avenue from N Street to Dupont Circle NW and on 18th Street from Jefferson Place to M Street NW, Wednesday, August 7, weather permitting. At least one lane will be open to traffic in each direction.
The closures and restrictions are needed to repair sidewalks. The contractor is authorized to work Monday through Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. The work is scheduled to be completed by August 14, 2019, if weather permits.
Parking restriction signs will be posted at least 72 hours in advance at locations where parking will not be allowed. These signs will notify the duration and dates of “No Parking” and provide contact information of the engineer in charge.
Traffic controls will be in place to warn drivers approaching the areas. Motorists should anticipate moderate delays due to the lane closures. Drivers are advised to stay alert while traveling through these locations and to be observant of the work zone.
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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