> May 27: Project Updates

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

PROJECT UPDATE

Saturday, May 28 – Friday, June 3, 2016
(Work is NOT scheduled for Saturday, May 28, 2016 or Monday, May 30, 2016)

All work subject to change (weather permitting).

  • Workzone continues in the Minn. Ave. northbound lanes and Ridge Rd., east of Minn. Ave.:
    • Continue new roadway reconstruction b/t A St. & Benning Rd. and on Ridge Rd., east of Minn. Ave., including subgrade preparation, new pavement, underdrain, curb/gutter, wheelchair ramp, bus pad, streetlight/traffic signal conduit & foundation installations and utility adjustments;
    • Pepco to begin repairs of electric lines at the Minnesota Ave. Bridge over East Capitol St.
      • These repairs will start within the already enclosed workzone on Ridge Rd. and are expected to take approximately 1-2 weeks to complete.  Repair work will move to the north side of the bridge once completed on Ridge Rd.
      • Pepco repairs may occur during evening and overnight hours.

** Note:  The closure of the ramp to inbound E. Capitol St. from Ridge Rd. / Minn. Ave. has been put on hold in order to accommodate the above mentioned bridge electrical repairs. The ramp closure date will be reassessed and an update provided when known.  Please look here for future updates and DDOT Traffic Advisories.


> May 13: Project Updates

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

PROJECT UPDATE

Saturday, May 14 – Friday, May 20, 2016
(Work is scheduled for Saturday, May 14, 2016)

All work subject to change (weather permitting).

  • Workzone continues in Minn. Ave. northbound lanes & at Ridge Rd., e. of Minn. Ave.:
    • Continue new roadway reconstruction b/t A St. & Benning Rd. and on Ridge Rd., east of Minn. Ave., including subgrade preparation, underdrain and utility adjustments;
    • Continue curb/gutter, wheelchair ramp & bus pad installations b/t A St. & Dix St.;
    • Complete remaining driveway (half) @ Apex Pharmacy;
    • Continue stormdrain pipe & inlet installations b/t Dix St. & Benning Rd.;
    • Continue streetlight/traffic signal conduit & foundation installations b/t A St. & Benning Rd.;
    • Prepare watermain for final tie-in to existing system and related abandonments of old watermains between Blaine St. & Benning Rd.  Actual work date to be coordinated with DC Water and scheduled/advance notice provided.

** Note:  Due to continued inclement weather over the last week, Dix St. will temporarily remain one way westbound @ Minn. Ave. until it can be repaved and reopened.  Traffic is detoured to Clay Pl.


> May 6: Project Updates

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

PROJECT UPDATE

Saturday, May 7 – Friday, May 13, 2016
(Work is scheduled for Saturday, May 7, 2016)

All work subject to change (weather permitting).

  • Workzone continues in Minn. Ave. northbound lanes & at Ridge Rd., e. of Minn. Ave.:
    • Continue new roadway reconstruction b/t A St. & Benning Rd. and on Ridge Rd., east of Minn. Ave., including subgrade preparation, underdrain and utility adjustments;
    • Continue curb/gutter, wheelchair ramp & bus pad installations b/t A St. & Dix St.;
    • Complete remaining driveway (half) @ Apex Pharmacy;
    • Continue stormdrain pipe & inlet installations b/t Dix St. & Benning Rd.;
    • Continue streetlight/traffic signal conduit & foundation installations b/t A St. & Benning Rd.;
    • Prepare watermain for final tie-in to existing system and related abandonments of old watermains between Blaine St. & Benning Rd.  Actual work date to be coordinated with DC Water and scheduled/advance notice provided.

** Note:  Due to inclement weather over the last week, Dix St. will temporarily remain one way westbound @ Minn. Ave. until it can be repaved and reopened.  Traffic is detoured to Clay Pl.