District of Columbia Department of Transportation

03/27/2020 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 03/28/2020 18:37

Temporary Lane and Shoulder Closures on I-395 for Sign Structure Replacements Week of March 30

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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Temporary Lane and Shoulder Closures on I-395 for Sign Structure Replacements Week of March 30

Washington, DC)-The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) will temporarily close lanes and shoulders on the following roadways to perform construction activities along I-395 for sign structure replacements.

The following lane and shoulder closures will be in place nightly from 10:00 PM to 5:00 AM, Monday, March 30th through Friday, April 3rd, 2020, weather permitting.

I-395/I-695 Southbound/Westbound

  • Single right lane between 9th Street Expressway and 12th Street Expressway.
  • Single left lane between 9th Street Expressway and 12th Street Expressway.

Ramps

  • 9th Street Expressway from D Street SW to I-395 SB Ramp (Note: Ramp Closed - A signed detour will be provided.)

These closures are required for construction activities associated with the following DDOT project:

Interstate 395 Sign Structure Improvement Project

The Interstate 395 (I-395) Sign Structure project focuses on the replacement and repair of existing sign structures along the I-395 corridor. This includes the corridor-wide furnishing and installation of overhead traffic guide signs (sign mounting structures and panels), electrical systems, and lighting fixtures. There will also be the removal of existing overhead signs, sign structures, and electrical systems. The project will provide corridor wide improvements to the guide signing and lighting between the 12th Street Expressway and D Street, SW.

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

For more information about I-395 Sign Structure Improvement Project, visit https://ddot.dc.gov/page/i-395-sign-structure-improvement-project.

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