FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Temporary Lane Closures on East Capitol Street NE from 40th Street NE to the Whitney Young Memorial Bridge Starting July 2
(Washington, DC) - The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) is scheduled to temporarily close inbound lanes of traffic on East Capitol Street NE from 40th Street NE to the Whitney Young Memorial Bridge, during non-rush hours only, starting Tuesday, July 2, 2019, weather permitting.
The closures and restrictions are needed to resurface the roadway. The contractor is authorized to work from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Construction is scheduled to be completed by July 24, 2019, weather permitting.
Vehicles will be detoured using Minnesota Avenue, Benning Road, Oklahoma Avenue and C Street NE during paving operations as detailed on the map below.
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, use caution while traveling through these locations and to be observant of the work zone.
The mission of the District Department of Transportation 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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