Thursday, August 2, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Temporary Lane Closures on North Capitol Street Begin August 6
(Washington, DC) - The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) is scheduled to close two lanes of traffic on North Capitol Street from Massachusetts Avenue to Florida Avenue and restrict curbside parking starting August 6, weather permitting.
The closures and restrictions are needed for construction work, which includes milling and paving. Construction is scheduled to be completed by August 27, 2018.
The contractor is authorized to work Monday through Friday from 8:00 pm until 5:00 am and Saturdays from 7:00 am until 7:00 pm. At least one lane will be open to the traffic in each direction.
Parking restriction signs will be posted at least 72 hours in advance at locations where parking will not be allowed. These signs will notify the duration and dates of “No Parking” 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.