New York Avenue, NE between Penn Street and Florida Avenue is now scheduled to be closed overnight on Monday, June 18, Monday, June 25 and Friday, June 29.
(Washington, DC) – The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) announced today that New York Avenue, NE between Penn Street and Florida Avenue is now scheduled to be closed overnight on Monday, June 18, Monday, June 25 and Friday, June 29. These activities will be required to accommodate work associated with the New York Avenue Bridge Rehabilitation Project .
The closures will start at 10:00 pm and continue through 5:00 am the following day with the exception of the last scheduled closure. The overnight closure on Friday, June 29 will continue through 11:00 am the following day.
Westbound (inbound) traffic on New York Avenue will be redirected at Penn Street to 6th Street and Florida Avenue and then back onto New York Avenue and eastbound (outbound) traffic will be redirected at Florida Avenue to 6th Street and Penn Street and then back to New York Avenue.
Traffic control personnel will be present at the start and end of the detours to keep traffic flowing and to direct motorists. Motorists are encouraged to use alternate routes such as Rhode Island Avenue or H Street, NE.
DDOT encourages all motorists to Stay Alert and follow all signs as they travel through this corridor.
Information about the New York Avenue Bridge Rehabilitation Project is available on the project website at www.fixingnewyorkave.com . For construction alerts and updates, follow the project on Twitter, @NYAve411 .
Note: This is an update to the advisory that was sent out on Friday, June 8 regarding this project.