The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) will temporarily close the sidewalk on the east side (northbound) of Minnesota Ave, NE between Grant Street, NE and Gault Place, NE from Monday, March 11, 2019 through Sunday, March 24,2019 weather permitting.

During this time a temporary sidewalk separated by barricades will be in place. Additionally, access walkways to the temporary sidewalk will be in place for all building entrances.


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

March 10, 2019 through April 7, 2019

  •  Temporarily close or narrow the southbound or northbound curbside lane on Minnesota Avenue, NE from Grant Street, NE to Benning Road, NE. 
  •  Install new roadway, 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 from 7:00 am March 10 through 7:00 pm April 7, 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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