FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Temporary Lane Closures on Eastbound Riggs Road between North Capitol Street and First Street NE Begin October 12
(Washington, DC) - The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) is scheduling lane closures on Riggs Road eastbound from North Capitol Street to 1st Street NE starting on Saturday, October 12, 2019, weather permitting. At least one lane will be open to traffic in each direction.
The closures and restrictions are needed for roadway repairs. The contractor is authorized to work Saturday from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Monday through Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Construction is scheduled to be completed by October 15, 2019, weather permitting.
Parking restriction signs will be posted at least 72 hours in advance at locations where parking will be prohibited. These signs will notify the duration and dates of the parking restriction 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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