Sunday, May 5, 2019 – Saturday, May 11, 2019

Please watch for shifting traffic patterns along Minnesota Ave, NE between Benning Road and Hayes St, NE due to roadway reconstruction and median construction and at the southwest corner of Benning Road intersection, due to sidewalk construction. Motorists are urged to use caution when traveling in these areas, anticipate moderate delays, and be mindful of pedestrians and construction personnel

(Washington, DC)— The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) will temporarily close the center lane on Minnesota Avenue, NE from the DOES/WMATA Entrance Driveway to Grant Street, NE. One lane of traffic in each direction will be available at all times. This activity will run continuously from 7:00 am Tuesday, April 16, 2019 through 7:00 am Saturday, May 11, 2019, weather permitting.  

This work is a part of the ongoing Minnesota Avenue Phase II Rehabilitation Project and is required for roadway reconstruction.

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

April 1, 2019 – May 11, 2019

  • Excavate existing sidewalk and install new pervious concrete sidewalks on Minnesota Avenue NE
  • Excavate and install new roadway on Minnesota Avenue between Benning Road and Metrobus exit driveway
  • Install new median in front of DOES Building
  • Install street light poles and traffic signal poles
  • Construction activity will run continuously behind the jersey barrier from 7:00am, April 1, 2019 through 7:00 pm, May 11 2019; weather permitting.


Construction Start – September 2017          Expected Completion – October 2019

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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