FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Temporary Lane Closures on Maryland Avenue NE Continue Through November 15
(Washington, DC) The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) will continue temporarily close the left lanes both outbound and inbound on Maryland Avenue NE between 13th and 15th Streets NE, through November 15.
The temporary lane closures will be in place from 9:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, weather and construction conditions permitting.
During this time, left turns from single lanes and U-turns will be prohibited. Emergency No Parking Signs will be posted in the parking lane between 13th Street NE and 14th Street NE on the westbound side and between 14th Street NE and 15th St. NE on the eastbound side.
Traffic control signs will be in place to guide all roadway users through the new traffic corridor. Motorists, pedestrians, and cyclists are urged to stay alert and use caution when traveling through the work zone.
The Maryland Avenue NE project will improve safety and access for bikes, pedestrians, and cars on the corridor between 2nd Street and 14th Street NE. The project includes new lighting, traffic signals, high visibility crosswalks, traffic calming, shorter crossing distances for pedestrians and new bike lanes. DDOT anticipates the project will be completed by Summer 2021.
Any questions regarding this work should be directed to the Public Outreach Coordinator, Chanceé Lundy, via email [email protected] or phone via phone 202-793-5600.
To find out more information about this project, please visit www.marylandavesafety.org.
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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