Here’s an update on the work to commence tomorrow on the 14th Street Bridge. The number of lanes close depends on the day and the time. Fortunately, DDOT is trying to be accommodating to commuters by minimizing lane closures during those times. The latest DDOT announcement follows:
14th Street Bridge Work
Scheduled to Begin Tomorrow
Single Lane Closures Expected Between Rush Hours
(Washington, D.C.) The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) is reminding motorists that work is scheduled to begin on the northbound 14th Street Bridge beginning tomorrow, Wednesday, May 27, weather permitting. Crews will spend the next five days, including the weekend, preparing the roadway for the first phase of the year-long bridge rehabilitation project. This preliminary work will include restriping and installing barriers for the lane shifts required to maintain traffic, as well as work on the bascule span of the bridge and the Operator’s Tower.
Throughout this project, DDOT will maintain four lanes of traffic on the northbound bridge during commuting periods, but temporary off-peak lane closures will be necessary. From Wednesday, May 27 to Friday, May 29, crews will close a single lane on the northbound bridge, between 10:00 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Continue reading