(News Release: October 17, 2018)—

For Release: October 16, 2018

Washington—(News Release) The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) will temporarily shift the traffic pattern on Minnesota Avenue NE between the DOES/WMATA parking access driveway and Benning Road NE. Both the southbound and northbound traffic lanes will be shifted to the west side of the roadway from Friday, October 19, 2018 through Sunday, November 4, 2018, weather permitting.

Variable Message Boards will be used to warn motorists that southbound and northbound lanes of Minnesota Avenue are shifting to allow for the safe installation of the new roadway. This work is a part of the ongoing Minnesota Avenue Phase II Rehabilitation Project.

Pedestrians and motorists are urged to use caution as they travel in these areas, to anticipate moderate delays, and to be mindful construction personnel.