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REHABILITATION OF THE WHITNEY YOUNG MEMORIAL BRIDGE (EAST CAPITOL STREET BRIDGE)
October 2019
REHABILITATION OF THE WHITNEY YOUNG MEMORIAL BRIDGE (EAST CAPITOL STREET BRIDGE)
July 2019
SPEED REDUCTION ON 295 DC
May 27, 2019
Nori the reporter is giving a update on all things Improving 295 DC. DDOT will reduce the speed limit to 40 miles per hour on the section of I-295 between the area south of Exit 1: US Naval Research Laboratory and the area south of East Capitol Street. Captain Pulliam from District 1 says, “It’s important to keep everyone safe, from commuters to workers in the area. Tickets will be issued to those not following the rules of the road and they are higher in construction zones. Pay attention to the signs that are posted.
Rehabilitation of East Capitol Street Bridge
Lane Closures
May 22, 2019
The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) will temporarily close lanes on the eastbound East Capitol Street Bridge on Tuesday, May 7, through Thursday, May 9, between 9:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m., weather permitting. These overnight closures are for the removal of overhead signs and sign structures. The lanes will be closed for 30-minutes at a time. Please follow the signage in the area to avoid major delays in your evening commute. We appreciate your patience as we move forward on this project.
Rehabilitation of East Capitol Street Bridge Progress
May 22, 2019
The Rehabilitation of the East Capitol Street Bridge includes improvements to the substructure and superstructure of the bridge as well as pedestrian improvements, including the construction of a trail connection to provide direct access from the bridge to the Anacostia Riverwalk Trail.
Rehabilitation of the I-295 
Malcolm X Interchange Progress
May 22, 2019
The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) began construction on the I-295/Malcolm X Interchange Improvement Project on September 4, 2018.The multiple phases of this project include the reconstruction of the I-295 interchange with Malcolm X Avenue SE, including modified ramps and a new access roadway to the St. Elizabeth’s West Campus. The planned improvements will be made between Firth Sterling Avenue SE, on the north, and the South Capitol Street/Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue SE intersection to the south.The work will include temporary lane closures and construction-related detours that will impact traffic. The work zone will shift in various phases and will be marked with the appropriate directional signage.
Media Update for Improving295DC November 29, 2018
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