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DDOT Traffic Advisory: Intersection of Good Hope Road and Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue, SE to be Closed Overnight Starting at 8 p.m. Today

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    Government of the District of Columbia Department of Transportation [cid:ba3d21e7-ce42-46ce-bd84-067876a5d34b] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, November 14,
    Message 1 of 1 , Nov 14, 2012
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      Government of the District of Columbia
      Department of Transportation

      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
      Wednesday, November 14, 2012
      Media Contact: Monica Hernandez, 202.671.2261; monica.hernandez@...
       
      ***TRAFFIC ADVISORY***
      Intersection of Good Hope Road and Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue, SE to be Closed Overnight Starting at 8 p.m. Today
       
      WASHINGTON, DC – The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) announced the intersection of Good Hope Road and Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue, SE will be closed overnight Wednesday, November 14 to accommodate roadway construction activities.   This overnight closure will start today at 8 p.m. and continue through 5 a.m. tomorrow.  Detours will be in place to guide traffic in and out of Anacostia. 
       
      This overnight closure was scheduled to take place this past Monday and Tuesday; however, due to inclement weather conditions it has been rescheduled to take place tonight and will take place over the course of one night instead of two nights.
       
      Detours
      • Motorists traveling northbound on Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue will be detoured onto W Street, SE, and then to 13th Street, SE to access Good Hope Road east of the intersection closure.  Motorists traveling westbound on Good Hope Road, SE will be detoured via 14th Street, SE, to U Street, SE to access Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue south of the intersection closure.
       
      • Motorists traveling southbound on 11th Street, SE to Anacostia will be detoured onto the recently opened ramp to southbound I-295, then to Howard Road, SE, to access Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue, SE.
       
      • Motorists seeking access to Anacostia from northbound I-295 will be detoured to Firth Sterling Avenue, SE (Exit 3A), onto Howard Road, SE to Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue, SE.
       
      Electronic message signs will be in place to provide motorists advanced notice of the scheduled detours.
       
      In the event of inclement weather or other unforeseen conditions, this work will be rescheduled and an updated advisory will be distributed.
       
      This closure is in addition to the previously publicized off-peak closures of the 11th Street bridges, related ramps, local streets, Southeast/Southwest Freeway and I-295/DC 295.
       
      For more information and to follow the bridge project and AWI Program’s progress, please visit anacostiawaterfront.org/11thStreetBridge. To join the project or AWI community contact list or ask questions, please email ddot.awi@...  or call 202-741-8528.
       
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