(News Release: January 25, 2019)—

The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) will temporarily close lanes, ramps and shoulders on the following roadways to perform construction activities along and near the I-295 / DC 295 corridor. The following lanes, ramp, and shoulder closures will be in place daily from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm, Monday, January 28, 2019, through Friday, February 1, 2019, weather permitting:

I-295 / DC 295 Northbound

  • Single left or right lane between Malcolm X Avenue / JBAB (Exit 2) and East Capitol Street

I-295 / DC 295 Southbound

  • Single left or right lane/shoulder between East Capitol Street and US Naval Research Lab / DC Water / Blue Plains (Exit 1)

Local Roads

  • South Capitol Street, SE/SW northbound single left or right lane between Firth Sterling Avenue, SE and N Street, SE
  • South Capitol Street, SE/SW single left or right lane from Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue SE, to Malcolm X Avenue, SE
  • Suitland Parkway, SE single left or right lane between Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue, SE and South Capitol Street, SE
  • Firth Sterling Avenue, SE single left or right lane between South Capitol Street, SE and Howard Road, SE
  • Potomac Avenue SE/SW single left or right lane between First Street, SE and Second Street, SW
  • P Street, SW between South Capitol Street, SW and Half Street, SW
  • Howard Road, SE single left or right lane between Firth Sterling Avenue, SE and Suitland Parkway, SE
  • Malcolm X Avenue, SE left or right lane closure between 2nd Street, SE to South Capitol Street, SE/SW

Ramps (signed detours will be posted)

  • I-295 northbound off-ramp to westbound South Capitol Street / Nationals Park / Downtown (Exit 3B)
  • I-295 southbound off-ramp to Suitland Parkway / US Naval Station (Exit 4A)

The following lane, ramp, and shoulder closures will be in place nightly from 9:00 pm to 5:00 am, Sunday, January 27, 2019, through Saturday morning, February 2, 2019 weather permitting:

I-295 / DC 295 Northbound

  • Two left or right lanes between Malcolm X Avenue / JBAB (Exit 2) and I-695 to I-395 Downtown (Exit 5A)
  • All lanes, 15-minute stoppages, near Suitland Parkway / JBAB (Exit 3A), Wednesday night, January 30th
  • Single left lane between I-695 to I-395 Downtown (Exit 5A) and East Capitol Street

I-295 / DC 295 Southbound

  • Single left lane between East Capitol Street and I-695 (Exits 1B-C)
  • Two left or right lanes between I-695 (Exits 1B-C) and South Capitol Street / Malcolm X Avenue / JBAB (Exit 2)
  • Single left or right lane between South Capitol Street / Malcolm X Avenue / JBAB (Exit 2) and US Naval Research Lab / DC Water / Blue Plains (Exit 1)

Local Roads

  • South Capitol Street, SE/SW single left or right lane between Firth Sterling Avenue, SE and N Street, SE and intermittent intersection closures at P Street, SW.
  • Suitland Parkway, SE two right lanes or two left lanes between Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue, SE and South Capitol Street, SE
  • Suitland Parkway, SE full closure between Firth Sterling Avenue, SE and South Capitol Street, SE nightly from January 28th to February 04th. Signed detour will be in place for closure.
  • Firth Sterling Avenue, SE single left or right lane between South Capitol Street, SE and Howard Road, SE
  • Firth Sterling Avenue full closure between South Capitol Street, SE and St Elizabeth Avenue, SE. Signed detour will be in place for closure
  • Potomac Avenue SE/SW single left or right lane between First Street, SE and Second Street, SW
  • P Street, SW between South Capitol Street, SW and Half Street, SW
  • Howard Road, SE single left or right lane between Firth Sterling Avenue, SE and Suitland Parkway, SE
  • Ramps (signed detours will be posted)
  • I-295 northbound off-ramp to westbound South Capitol Street / Nationals Park / Downtown (Exit 3B).
  • I-295 northbound on-ramp from eastbound Suitland Parkway, SE.
  • I-295 northbound on-ramp from northbound Firth Sterling Avenue, SE.
  • I-295 southbound off-ramp to Howard Road / Nationals Park (Exit 4B).
  • I-295 southbound off-ramp to Suitland Parkway / US Naval Station (Exit 4A).
  • I-295 southbound on-ramp from eastbound Suitland Parkway, SE.

The following lane and shoulder closures will be in place daily from 11:00 am to 4:00 am from Monday, January 28, 2019 to Saturday, February 2, 2019, weather permitting:

  • I-295 northbound single left or right lane and shoulder between Laboratory Road / US Naval Research Lab (Exit 1) and I-695 to I-395 Downtown (Exit 5A)

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