FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Temporary Lane Closures on East Capitol Street SE from the Whitney Young Memorial Bridge to B Street SE Starting July 6
(Washington, DC) - The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) is scheduled to temporarily close outbound lanes of traffic on East Capitol Street, SE from the Whitney Young Memorial Bridge to B Street, SE, during non-rush hours only, starting Saturday, July 6, 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. during the week and 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on the weekend. Construction is scheduled to be completed by July 24, 2019, weather permitting.
Vehicles will be detoured using C Street, Oklahoma Avenue, Benning Road and Minnesota Avenue, NE during paving operations.
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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