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Temporary Lane Closures in Multiple Locations, January 16-19

Friday, January 12, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Media Contacts

Terry Owens – (202) 763-8635, [email protected]
Michelle Phipps-Evans — (202) 497-0124, [email protected]

(Washington, DC) - The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) will temporarily close single lanes on the following roadways for routine bridge and tunnel inspections. These closures will occur from 10 am to 3 pm each day between Tuesday, January 16 and Friday, January 19, weather permitting:

Tuesday, January 16
East Capitol Street over Anacostia River

DDOT will temporarily close the right lane on eastbound East Capitol Street, followed by a right-lane closure on westbound East Capitol Street.

Anacostia Freeway (I-295) over South Capitol Street
There will be a right-shoulder closure and then a left-lane closure on northbound Anacostia Freeway followed by a left-lane closure and then a right shoulder closure of southbound Anacostia Freeway.

Wednesday, January 17

East Capitol Street over Anacostia River
DDOT will institute a right-lane closure on westbound East Capitol Street, followed by a right-lane closure of eastbound East Capitol Street.

East Capitol Street under the pedestrian bridge located east of 35th Street SE and West of Minnesota Avenue SE

A right-lane closure on eastbound East Capitol Street will be followed by a right-lane closure of westbound East Capitol Street.

Thursday, January 18

Anacostia Freeway (I-295) under the pedestrian bridge near Anacostia Senior High School and Anacostia Park
DDOT will close alternating left and right lanes on northbound Anacostia Freeway followed by a right lane and right shoulder closure on southbound Anacostia Freeway.

9th Street NE over Amtrak, CSX, WMATA and New York Avenue
There will be a right-lane closure on northbound 9th Street NE, followed by a right-lane closure on southbound 9th Street NE.

Friday, January 19

9th Street NE over Amtrak, CSX, WMATA and New York Avenue
DDOT will close the right lane on southbound 9th Street NE. This will be followed by a right-lane closure on northbound 9th Street NE.

Traffic controls will be in place to warn drivers approaching these areas. Motorists should anticipate moderate-to-heavy delays due to the lane closures. Drivers are advised to stay alert while traveling through these locations and to be observant of the inspection personnel.

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