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Traffic Switch Planned for Benning Road, NE

Traffic Switch Planned for Benning Road, NE

 

From DDOT:

On or about Monday, December 19, weather permitting, the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) will begin the final phase of work on the Benning Road Reconstruction Project. 

Mayor Gray Meets with Community and Announces DC Streetcar Interim Connection to Union Station

Mayor Gray Meets with Community and Announces DC Streetcar Interim Connection to Union Station

 

This notice comes to us from John Lisle:

Last night, at a public meeting on the H Street/Benning Road Streetcar line, Mayor Vincent C. Gray announced that an interim connection to Union Station would be used. The Mayor told the crowd of residents and business owners that the District will move forward with plans to link the streetcar to the train station via the Hopscotch Bridge that carries H Street over the Amtrak tracks.

Work to Start on Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue Safety Improvement Project

Work to Start on Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue Safety Improvement Project

 

This notice comes to us from John Lisle:

The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) announced plans are in place to begin the Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue Safety Improvement Project on or about December 5, weather permitting.  This $1.4 million project is locally funded and will be constructed by a Ward 8 minority-owned firm, F&L Construction.

11.17.11 Traffic Advisory: Fannie Mae Help The Homeless Walk

 

This traffic advisory comes to us from Hugh Carew:

This is to advise the public of the road closures during the Fannie May Help The Homeless Walk.  The walk will form south of the National Mall on 7th Street, SW. Street closures will begin Saturday, November 19, 2011, from approximately 8:30 am, until approximately 11:00 am, the streets surrounding the Fannie Mae Help The Homeless Walk will be closed as stipulated below:

 

District DMV Locations to Close for Thanksgiving Holiday

District DMV Locations to Close for Thanksgiving Holiday

 

This notice comes to us from Sylvia Ballinger:

To observe the Thanksgiving holiday, all Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) locations will be closed on Thursday, November 24.  All DMV service centers, the vehicle inspection station, and adjudication services will open with regular operations on November 25.

 

Overnight Closures Planned for Eastbound SE/SW Freeway Between Pennsylvania Avenue and 11th Street

Overnight Closures Planned for Eastbound SE/SW Freeway Between Pennsylvania Avenue and 11th Street

 

From Monica Hernandez:

The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) will close the eastbound lanes of the Southeast/Southwest Freeway between Pennsylvania Avenue, SE and 11thStreet, SE from 10 pm to 5 am on November 17, 21 and 22.  During this time the entrance ramp to the eastbound Southeast/Southwest Freeway from Pennsylvania Avenue, SE will also be closed.