Friday, September 21, 2012

PORTION OF 11TH ST SE TO CLOSE THIS SATURDAY


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, September 20, 2012
Media Contact:  Monica Hernandez – 202-671-2261monica.hernandez@dc.gov


***TRAFFIC ADVISORY***

11th Street, SE to be Closed Between M Street, SE and O Street, SE Saturday, September 22 From 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.

DDOT to Complete Demolition of the Existing Wall Along 11th Street, SE
  
(Washington, D.C.)  The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) will close 11th Street, SE between M Street, SE and O Street, SE, Saturday, September 22, 2012 from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.; weather permitting.  The road closure will allow DDOT to demolish the existing wall along 11th Street, SE.

During the road closure, signed detours will be posted.

Detour
During the closure of 11th Street, SE, local traffic seeking access to Anacostia from M Street, SE and the Navy Yard Area will be detoured onto the ramp at the intersection of M Street and 11th Street, SE, to southbound I-295, then to Howard Road, SE to access Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue SE.
Signage will be in place to provide motorists advanced notice of the scheduled detour.
In the event of inclement weather or other unforeseen conditions, this work w11THill 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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