The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) will close the westbound SE Freeway between Pennsylvania Avenue, SE and 8th Street, SE overnight Wednesday, October 3, beginning at 8 pm.
(Washington, DC) – The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) will close the westbound SE Freeway between Pennsylvania Avenue, SE and 8th Street, SE overnight Wednesday, October 3, beginning at 8 pm. The westbound SE Freeway will be re-opened to the current single lane condition by 5 am Thursday morning. The full closure will allow DDOT to perform re-striping operations for a new 11th Street, SE on-ramp to westbound I-695 (Southeast/Southwest Freeway).
The eastbound SE Freeway along this stretch will remain open.
During the road closure, signed detours will be posted.
During the road closure, motorists will be redirected to the new I-695 Inbound Freeway Bridge from southbound DC-295 (Anacostia Freeway) to reach the Southeast/Southwest Freeway and I-395.
Signage will be in place to provide motorists advanced notice of the scheduled detour.
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, Southeast/Southwest Freeway and I-295/DC 295.
For more information about this work or the 11th Street Bridge Project, please contact DDOT Deputy Chief Engineer Ravindra Ganvir at (202) 671-4689 or visit anacostiawaterfront.org/11thStreetBridge .