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- The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) announced the reconstruction of Benning Road between, 39th and 42nd Streets, is now underway.
(Washington, DC) The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) announced the reconstruction of Benning Road between, 39th and 42nd Streets, is now underway.
The project includes the reconstruction of the roadway pavement, curbs, gutters, sidewalks and driveways. New features to be installed include ADA sidewalk ramps, concrete bus pads, water quality friendly catch basins, roadway signage, trash receptacles and fire hydrants. The project will also include new landscaping and other aesthetic improvements, and traffic signal modifications to improve safety in the corridor.
Construction activities started on 39th Street and will proceed toward 42nd Street. The northern portion of the roadway will be constructed first, and will then be followed by the southern portion. The middle portion of the roadway will be constructed last. Construction activities will take place between the hours of 7 am and 7 pm, Monday through Friday. One eastbound and one westbound traffic lane will be maintained on Benning Road. Curbside parking will be restricted as needed.
For more information about the Benning Road Reconstruction Project, please visit DDOT’s Transportation Access Portal at dashboard.ddot.dc.gov and see projects listed under Ward 7. Questions about the project can be directed to Mr. Maduabuchi Udeh at (202) 671-2800 or Maduabuchi.Udeh@dc.gov.