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(Washington, DC) — The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) will temporarily close the northbound lane on Oregon Avenue NW between Military Road and Rittenhouse Street beginning on or about August 7, 2020 through September 30, 2020, weather permitting, to perform construction activities along Oregon Avenue NW.

Eastern side- Between Military Road to Rittenhouse Street. This closure begins on or about August 7, 2020, through September 30, 2020 for Phase 2-2A road construction.

This lane closure is necessary to complete Phase 2-2A of the Oregon Avenue Reconstruction Project.

Traffic controls and signage will be in place to safely guide all motorist through the work zone. Motorists are urged to use caution as they travel in these areas, to anticipate moderate delays, and to be mindful of construction personnel.

For more information about DDOT’s ongoing efforts to improve the Oregon Avenue corridor, visit

The mission of the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) is to enhance the quality of life for District residents and visitors by ensuring that people, goods, and information move efficiently and safely with minimal adverse impact on residents and the environment.

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Originally recorded:

July 31, 2020 - 4:48 PM


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