June 21, 2013
Overnight Closures of M Street, SE between 11th and 12th Streets SE to Start June 24, 2013
The Inbound I-695 Freeway Bridge Exit Ramp to M Street SE, the Southbound DC-295 Exit Ramp to 11th Street SE and the Northbound Lanes of the 11th Street Local Bridge Will Also be Closed
The closures will allow crews to complete bridge girder installations over M Street for a new freeway bridge.
WASHINGTON, DC — As part of the 11th Street Bridge Project, the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) will close M Street SE between 11th and 12th Streets SE overnight on June 24, 25, 26, 27, June 30 and July 1 starting at 7 pm each evening until 5:30 am the following morning. The closures will allow crews to complete bridge girder installations over M Street for a new freeway bridge.
The inbound I-695 Freeway Bridge (I-695 westbound) exit ramp to M Street SE, the new southbound DC-295 exit ramp to 11th Street SE and the northbound lanes of the 11th Street Local Bridge—between Good Hope Road SE and O Street SE—will also be closed during this time.
Traffic will be rerouted as follows:
- Northbound I-295 and southbound DC-295 traffic seeking access to M Street SE from the westbound I-695 Freeway Bridge will use the 8th Street SE exit ramp to I Street, then to 8th Street SE.
- Northbound (inbound) 11th Street Local Bridge traffic from Historic Anacostia will be detoured to MLK, Jr. Avenue SE to Howard Road SE then to South Capitol Street SE to access M Street SE.
- Local traffic wishing to access facilities east of 12th Street SE will be detoured through N Street, SE.
In the event of inclement weather or other unforeseen conditions, this work will be rescheduled and an updated advisory will be distributed.
For more information and to follow the bridge project and AWI Program’s progress, please visit anacostiawaterfront.org/11thStreetBridge . To join the project or AWI community contact list or ask questions, please email email@example.com or call (202) 741-8528.