November 01, 2012
DDOT to Begin Catch Basin Construction in 500 and 600 blocks of Florida Avenue, NW
Work Will Require Temporary Lane Closures
DDOT will be installing new catch basins (also called storm drains) to improve the flow of water into the system.
(Washington, DC) – The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) will begin construction on short-term solutions on the 500 and 600 blocks of Florida Avenue NW to assist with removing water from the roadway during rain events. DDOT will be installing new catch basins (also called storm drains) to improve the flow of water into the system.
Construction will start on or about November 1 and is anticipated to end in late December 2012, weather and construction conditions permitting.
Construction work hours will be Monday to Friday, 9:30 am to 3:30 pm, and Saturday 7:00 am to 4:00 pm. During the construction work hours there will be temporary lane closures in the 500 and 600 blocks of Florida Avenue, NW. DDOT will maintain at least one travel lane in each direction during work hours. All lanes will be open during non-work hours.
Signs will be in place to guide travelers in the corridor around the new traffic pattern. Drivers and pedestrians are urged to stay alert and use caution when traveling through the work zone.
Any questions regarding this work can be directed to the Public Outreach Coordinator, Veronica O. Davis, PE, via email email@example.com or at (202) 695-2160.