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Temporary Lane Closures on South Capitol Street, February 12-16

Friday, February 9, 2018


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Temporary Lane Closures on South Capitol Street, February 12-16

(Washington, DC) - The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) will temporarily close single lanes or shoulders on the following roadways to perform testing and pre-construction activities on the South Capitol Street Corridor Project. The closures will be in place at various times from Monday, February 12, 2018, through Friday, February 16, 2018, weather permitting.

Monday, February 12 through Friday, February 16 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

Southbound South Capitol Street between Suitland Parkway and Firth Sterling Avenue SE

Northbound South Capitol Street at Firth Sterling Avenue SE

Monday, February 12 through Tuesday, February 13 overnight from 9 pm to 5 am

I-295 southbound shoulder at Suitland Parkway off-ramp

Tuesday, February 13 through Thursday, February 15, overnight from 9 pm to 5 am

Right-lane closure at southbound I-295 at Firth Sterling Bridge

Tuesday, February 13, overnight from 9 pm to 5 am

Suitland Parkway eastbound on-ramp to southbound I-295

Thursday, February 15 overnight from 9 pm to 5 am

Eastbound Suitland Parkway on-ramp to northbound I-295

Northbound I-295 off-ramp to Suitland Parkway

These closures are required for pre-construction work associated with the South Capitol Street Corridor Project and the Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge project that calls for the replacement of the 68-year-old bridge and reconstruction of the Suitland Parkway/I-295 interchange.

Motorists are urged to use caution as they travel in these areas, to anticipate moderate delays, and to be mindful of all construction personnel in 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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