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The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) is is scheduled to begin weekend concrete repairs on South Capitol Street SW near the M Street SE/SW overpass on or about Saturday, June 25, 2022, weather permitting. The repairs are anticipated to be completed July 1, 2022. The contractor is authorized to work daytime Monday through Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and Saturdays 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

South Capitol Street SW roadway will be temporarily closed for the weekend work. Traffic will be detoured to the adjacent service roads to bypass the work zone.

Some adjacent curbside parking may be restricted. If so, parking signs will be posted at least 72 hours in advance at specific locations where parking will be restricted. The emergency “NO PARKING” signs will provide details of the hours of construction operations, dates, duration of the work, and information on the engineer in charge.

Traffic control devices will be in place to warn pedestrians, cyclists and drivers approaching the work zone(s). Drivers are advised to stay alert while traveling near the work locations, be prepared for possible detours and to be observant of the work zone. Cyclists should be prepared to adjust their route accordingly. Metro bus will continue their routes. Flaggers will be available to manage traffic and arrow boards will be utilized, as necessary. 

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Originally recorded:

June 23, 2022 - 10:35 AM


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