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Temporary Lane Closures on Whitehurst Freeway Through March 30

Tuesday, February 6, 2018


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) has temporarily closed a single lane eastbound and then westbound on the Whitehurst Freeway underneath the Key Bridge. The closures occur from 9:30 am – 3:30 pm, through Friday, March 30, weather permitting.

These closures are a part of the ongoing Key Bridge Rehabilitation Project and are required for scaffolding installation and inspections on the Key Bridge span over the Whitehurst Freeway.

Motorists are urged to use caution as they travel in these areas and to anticipate moderate delays and to be mindful of the construction personnel. Traffic controls will be in place to warn drivers approaching the area.

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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