The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) will temporarily alternate single-lane closures for the following two road projects on Wednesday between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m.:

  • Wheeler Road SE, between Mississippi Avenue SE and Southern Avenue SE
  • Blair Road NW, between Kansas Avenue NW and Piney Branch Road NW
  • Eastern Avenue NE, between Kenilworth Avenue NE and Nannie Helen Burroughs Avenue NE

One lane of traffic will be kept open throughout construction and access to nearby houses will be maintained.

Blair Road closure on Wednesday.

Blair Road closure on Wednesday.


This is the first phase of a two-phase project for Wheeler and Blair Roads. The Wheeler Road project is expected to last four weeks and the Blair Road project three weeks, and features upgrades to wheelchair ramps and sidewalk repairs. The second phase of both road projects includes asphalt roadway paving.


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