> July 29: Project Photos

> July 29: Project Updates

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

PROJECT UPDATE

Saturday, July 30 – Friday, August 5, 2016
(Work is scheduled for Saturday, July 30, 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 has shifted to the center lane(s).
  • Continue roadway reconstruction @ east side of Minn. Ave. & Ridge Rd. including base asphalt, curb & gutter, and remaining utility work including stormdrain inlets & pipe and electrical mains and services to new streetlights and traffic signals;
  • 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.

> July 22: Project Photos

> July 22: Project Updates

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

PROJECT UPDATE

Saturday, July 23 – Friday, July 29, 2016
(Work is scheduled for Saturday, July 23, 2016)

All work subject to change (weather permitting).

  • Complete center roadway reconstruction b/t Blaine St. & Benning Rd. (excluding final surface asphalt);
  • Begin 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 will shift to the center lane(s).
  • Pepco has completed installing all new utility poles and will 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.

> July 15: Project Photos

> July 15: Project Updates

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

PROJECT UPDATE

Saturday, July 16 – Friday, August 22, 2016
(Work is scheduled for Saturday, July 16, 2016)

All work subject to change (weather permitting).

  • Continue Phase 2 (of 3) - center roadway reconstruction b/t Blaine St. & Benning Rd. to include roadway demolition and full-depth reconstruction (excluding final surface asphalt);
    • NB traffic in this section will shift to the east side (northbound) curb lane.
  • Continue east side (northbound) roadway reconstruction b/t Ames St. & the East Capitol St. Bridge;
  • Begin west side (southbound) curb lane roadway demolition and reconstruction and stormdrain and electrical (streetlight & traffic signal) utility installations between Ames St. & Clay Pl. toward the end of the week;
    • SB traffic in this section will shift to the center lane.
  • Pepco to complete electric line repairs at the Minn. Ave. Bridge over E. Capitol St.;
  • Pepco to complete new utility pole installations b/t A St. & Ridge Rd.; to continue transferring overhead power lines from old to new poles and installing new underground power connections from the new poles b/t A St. & Benning Rd.;

> July 8: Project Photos

Reconstruction of Ridge Rd - final subgrade in background; Demo of former roadway in foreground

Reconstruction of Ridge Rd - final subgrade in background; Demo of former roadway in foreground

Installing 4” drainable base course roadway layer@ Ridge Rd

Installing 4” drainable base course roadway layer@ Ridge Rd

New fire hydrant @ the SEC of Minn Ave & Clay Pl  

New fire hydrant @ the SEC of Minn Ave & Clay Pl

 

Northbound lane shift to e. curb lane b/t Ames St & Benning Rd for center rdwy demo & reconstruction

Northbound lane shift to e. curb lane b/t Ames St & Benning Rd for center rdwy demo & reconstruction

> July 8: Project Updates

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

PROJECT UPDATE

Saturday, July 9 – Friday, July 15, 2016
(Work is scheduled for Saturday, July 9, 2016)

All work subject to change (weather permitting).

  • Complete reconstruction of the Minn. Ave. east curb lane b/t Dix St. & Benning Rd. and of the north side of Ridge Rd. (excluding final surface asphalt).  Work includes, asphalt base course pavement section, underdrain, curb/gutter and bus pad installations;
  • Continue Phase 2 (of 3) - center roadway reconstruction - between Ames St. & Clay Pl.  Work includes roadway demolition and full-depth reconstruction (excluding final surface asphalt) and stormdrain and electrical (streetlight & traffic signal) utility line installations;
    • NB traffic in this section has shifted to the east side curb lane.  SB traffic remains in the west side curb lane
  • Install stormdrain inlets and pipe b/t Ames St & the bridge and on Clay Pl..;
  • Pepco to continue electric line repairs at the north side of the Minn. Ave. Bridge over E. Capitol St. during evening/overnight hours to reduce the impact to the traveling public; to continue transferring overhead power lines from old to new poles b/t Ames St. & the Bridge; and to begin installing new utility poles/transferring OH lines b/t A St. & Ridge Rd.

> July 1: Project Photos

> July 1: Project Updates

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

PROJECT UPDATE

Saturday, July 2 – Friday, July 8, 2016
(Work is NOT scheduled for Saturday, July 2nd or Monday, July 4, 2016)

All work subject to change (weather permitting).

  • Continue new roadway reconstruction of the Minn. Ave. NB lanes b/t Dix St & Benning Rd. and Ridge Rd. including subgrade preparation, new pavement, underdrain, curb/gutter, bus pad, streetlight/traffic signal conduit & foundation and Low-Impact structure installations.
  • Begin center roadway reconstruction between Ames St & Dix St.  NB traffic in this section will be shifted to the new east curb lane.
  • Pepco to continue electric line repairs at the north side of the Minn. Ave. Bridge over E. Capitol St. during evening/overnight hours to reduce the impact to the traveling public and continue installing new utility poles and transferring overhead power lines from old to new poles along the east side of Minn. Ave.