Tuesday, August 28, 2012


Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Media Contact: Monica Hernandez – 202-671-2261monica.hernandez@dc.gov

Intermittent 20-Minute Closures to Occur on 11th Street, SE Between O Street and Good Hope Road Overnight August 29 and August 30

DDOT to Install Traffic Signals at New Ramp Intersections Along 11th Street, SE

(Washington, D.C.)  The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) will close the northbound and southbound lanes of 11th Street, SE between O Street, SE and Good Hope Road, SE overnight Wednesday, August 29 and Thursday, August 30.  Motorists will encounter single lane closures starting at 8 pm, followed by 20-minute intermittent stoppages beginning after 10 p.m. on August 29 and at 12 a.m. on August 30.  All lanes will be reopened by 5 a.m. each following morning.  The lane closures and intermittent traffic stoppages will allow DDOT to install traffic signals for two new ramp intersections along 11thStreet. 

Electronic signs will be in place to provide motorists advanced notice of the scheduled stoppages.
In the event of inclement weather or other unforeseen conditions, this work will be rescheduled and an updated advisory will be distributed.

This closure is in addition to the previously publicized off-peak closures of the 11th Street bridges, related ramps, local streets, Southeast/Southwest Freeway and I-295/DC 295.

For more information about this work or the 11th Street Bridge Project, please contact DDOT Deputy Chief Engineer Ravindra Ganvir at 202-671-4689 or visit anacostiawaterfront.org/11thStreetBridge.

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