DDOT to Begin Reconstruction of Monroe Street NE Bridge
Work starts August 9, weather permitting
(Washington, DC) – As part of an ongoing reconstruction project, the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) will shift the traffic pattern on the Monroe Street NE Bridge between 8th Street NE and 9th Street NE. Beginning on Wednesday, August 9, 2017, eastbound lanes will be closed and traffic will be shifted to the westbound lanes with a single lane in each direction. The sidewalk on the south side of the bridge will be closed. All pedestrian traffic will be directed to the north side. This phase of work is expected to last 3 to 5 weeks, weather permitting, and will include manhole installation at the east and west ends of the bridge.
Signage and protective barriers will be used to guide motorist, bicyclists and pedestrians through the work area and maintain public safety. Motorists should expect minor delays. DDOT encourages all motorists to stay alert and obey construction signage when traveling through this area.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, July 6, 2017
Temporary Lane Closures on Monroe Street NE Bridge
July 10 – July 22
(Washington, DC) – The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) will temporarily close alternating lanes on the Monroe Street NE Bridge between 7th and 10th Streets, from July 10 – July 22 during the hours of 9AM – 3:30PM, weather permitting. Closures will be temporary and minor delays may be experienced by motorists, bikers and pedestrians.
The closures are necessary for DDOT to conduct field surveys.
Traffic controls will be in place. Motorists should stay alert; anticipate moderate delays and be observant of inspection personnel while traveling through this location.
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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