> August 26: Project Photos

> August 26: Project Updates

Minnesota Avenue Revitalization Phase 1
from A St., SE to 300 ft. south of Benning Rd., NE

PROJECT UPDATE

Saturday, August 27 – Friday, September 2, 2016
(Work is scheduled for Saturday, August 27, 2016)

All work subject to change (weather permitting).

  • Continue Phase 3 (of 3) west-side/southbound roadway reconstruction b/t the Senior Center & Benning Rd. including curb & gutter, wheelchair ramps, LID structures, bus pads and utility work including stormdrain inlets & pipe and electrical mains and services to new streetlights and traffic signals;
  • Continue Phase 1 (of 3) center lanes roadway reconstruction b/t the Senior Center & A St. including the installation of new stormdrain pipe and electrical mains and services to new streetlights and traffic signals
    • During the work above:
      • The intersections of Ames St, Blaine St & Clay Pl (w. side of Minn Ave) will be demolished and reconstructed in halves so 1-way traffic can be maintained.  Detours will be posted and motorists and pedestrians are advised to use caution when approaching these locations.
      • The current traffic pattern will remain in effect during this stage:
        • south-bound traffic in the center lanes b/t Benning Rd & the Sr. Center, shifting to the curb lane from the Senior Center to A St.
        • north-bound traffic in the curb lane b/t A St. and Benning Rd.
  • Pepco to continue underground conduit installations b/t A St & Dix St. and associated overhead line transfers from the old to new poles.  This work includes power shutdowns, advance notifications for which will be provided by Pepco.

> August 19: Project Photos

> August 19: Project Updates

Minnesota Avenue Revitalization Phase 1
from A St., SE to 300 ft. south of Benning Rd., NE

PROJECT UPDATE

Saturday, August 20 – Friday, August 26, 2016
(Work is scheduled for Saturday, August 20, 2016)

All work subject to change (weather permitting).

  • Continue Phase 3 (of 3) west-side/southbound roadway reconstruction b/t the Senior Center & Benning Rd. including curb & gutter, LID structures, bus pads and utility work including stormdrain inlets & pipe and electrical mains and services to new streetlights and traffic signals;
  • Resume Phase 1 (of 3) center lanes roadway reconstruction b/t the Senior Center & A St. including the installation of new stormdrain pipe and electrical mains and services to new streetlights and traffic signals;
    • During the work above:
      • south-bound traffic will remain in the current configuration with traffic in the center lanes b/t Benning Rd and the Senior Center and shifting to the curb lane from the Senior Center to A St.
      • north-bound traffic will shift to the curb lane b/t A St. and the Senior Center and continue as such to Benning Rd.
  • Pepco to continue associated overhead line transfers from the old to new poles and underground conduit installations b/t A St & Dix St.;
    • Some work includes power shutdowns, advance notifications for which will be provided by Pepco.

> August 12: Project Photos

> August 12: Project Updates

Minnesota Avenue Revitalization Phase 1
from A St., SE to 300 ft. south of Benning Rd., NE

PROJECT UPDATE

Saturday, August 13 – Friday, August 19, 2016
(Work is scheduled for Saturday, August 13, 2016)

All work subject to change (weather permitting).

  • Continue Phase 3 (of 3) west-side/southbound roadway reconstruction b/t Ames St. & Benning Rd. including curb & gutter, wheelchair ramps, bus pads and remaining utility work including stormdrain inlets & pipe and electrical mains and services to new streetlights and traffic signals;
    • SB traffic in this section remains in the center lane(s).
  • Pepco to continue associated overhead line transfers from the old to new poles and underground conduit installations b/t Blaine St. & Clay Pl.;
    • Some work includes power shutdowns, advance notifications for which will be provided by Pepco.

> August 5: Project Photos

> August 5: Project Updates

Minnesota Avenue Revitalization Phase 1
from A St., SE to 300 ft. south of Benning Rd., NE

PROJECT UPDATE

Saturday, August 6 – Friday, August 12, 2016
(Work is scheduled for Saturday, August 6, 2016)

All work subject to change (weather permitting).

  • Continue Phase 3 (of 3) west-side/southbound roadway reconstruction b/t Ames St. & Benning Rd. including curb & gutter, wheelchair ramps, bus pads and remaining utility work including stormdrain inlets & pipe and electrical mains and services to new streetlights and traffic signals;
    • SB traffic in this section remains in the center lane(s).
  • Pepco to continue associated overhead line transfers from the old to new poles and underground conduit installations b/t Blaine St. & Clay Pl.;
    • Some work includes power shutdowns, advance notifications for which will be provided by Pepco.

ALERTS

The SB bus stop at Clay Pl. will be closed on Saturday, August 6th through Monday, August 8th, 2016 in order to install the new streetlight & traffic signal electrical conduit and will reopen on Tuesday, August 9th, 2016.  Riders should use the SB stop south of Benning Rd. during this time.