February 13, 2012
Howard Road, SE Entrance Ramp to Northbound I-295 (Anacostia Freeway) Will Be Closed Starting at 9 pm Tonight
Lane Closures and Intermittent 20-Minute Traffic Stoppages Will Also Apply to Northbound I-295 (Anacostia Freeway) Between Howard Road and 11th Street; Closures Required for Emergency Roadway Striping and Sign Panel Modifications
Howard Road, SE entrance ramp to northbound I-295 (Anacostia Freeway) will close starting at 9 pm tonight through 5 am tomorrow morning.
(Washington, DC) The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) will close the Howard Road, SE entrance ramp to northbound I-295 (Anacostia Freeway) starting at 9 pm tonight through 5 am tomorrow morning. Double right lane closures will also be implemented along northbound I-295 (Anacostia Freeway) between Howard Road, SE and 11th Street, SE beginning at 8 pm tonight and will continue through 5 am tomorrow morning. Additionally, motorists will encounter intermittent 20-minute traffic stoppages along this stretch between midnight and 5 am. The lane closures and 20 minute traffic stoppages will allow crews to complete emergency striping and sign panel modifications at the Howard Road, SE entrance ramp to northbound I-295 (Anacostia Freeway) and along the I-295 northbound lanes.
During the ramp closure, signed detours will be posted.
- Motorists will follow the posted detour along Howard Road, SE to Anacostia Park Drive, SE then onto eastbound Suitland Parkway to access northbound I-295.
Electronic signs will be in place to provide motorists advanced notice of the scheduled detour. Motorists are encouraged to use alternate routes.
In the event of inclement weather or other unforeseen conditions, this work will be rescheduled and an updated advisory will be distributed.
This closure is in addition to the previously publicized off-peak closures of the 11th Street bridges, related ramps, local streets, and I-295/DC 295.
For more information about this work or the 11th Street Bridge Project, please contact DDOT Project Manager Ravindra Ganvir at (202) 359-6948 or visit www.ddot.dc.gov/11thStreetBridge.