The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) would like to extend its appreciation for your patience and understanding, while we continue working on the Minnesota Ave, NE Revitalization – Phase II project. 

(Washington DC) The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) will shift the traffic pattern on Minnesota Avenue NE between the Metro Bus depot exit and Benning Road, NE. Both the southbound and northbound traffic lanes will be shifted to the west side of the roadway from December 8, 2018 through January 7, 2019, weather permitting.

Variable Message Boards will be used to warn motorists that the southbound and northbound lanes of Minnesota Avenue are shifting to allow for the safe installation of the new roadway. This work is a part of the ongoing Minnesota Avenue Phase II Rehabilitation Project.

Pedestrians and motorists are urged to use caution as they travel in these areas, to anticipate moderate delays, and to be mindful construction personnel.

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.

Construction Activity Notice

January 7, 2019 through February 9, 2019 

  • Temporarily close the southbound curbside lane and narrow the westside sidewalk on Minnesota Avenue, NE from Grant Street, NE to Benning Road, NE.
  • Install new traffic lane, curb and gutter, sidewalks and stormwater management facilities
  • One lane of traffic in each direction will be available at all times.
  • This activity will run continuously behind the jersey barrier from 7:00am January 8 through 7:00 pm February 9, 2019; weather permitting.

Utility Construction Activity Notice

January 7, 2019 through February 9, 2019 

  • Temporarily close the center lane on Minnesota Avenue, NE from Gault Pl, NE to Watts Branch bridge
  • Perform utility work to inspect and replace existing utilities
  • One lane of traffic in each direction will be available at all times.
  • This activity will run from January 8 through February 9, 2019.

Daytime work from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm and nighttime work from 8:00 pm – 6:00 am; weather permitting..

PROJECT LIMITS

The reconstruction project limits are from Dix St, NE to Sherriff Rd, NE on Minnesota Av, NE. This work is a continuation of the work completed in Phase I which ran from East Capitol Street to Dix St, NE.

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