DDOT Traffic Advisory:Temporary Traffic Impact on Emerson Street NW July 22

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Friday, July 21, 2017

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Terry Owens — terry.owens

Michelle Phipps-Evans — michelle.phipps-evans

Temporary Traffic Impact on Emerson Street NW July 22

(Washington, DC) – The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) will begin construction activity on Emerson Street NW between 13th Street and 16th Street NW (1300-1500 blocks) to convert the roadway from two-way to one-way, throughout the day on Saturday, July 22, 2017, weather permitting.

Travel lanes will be closed intermittently during the day for the installation of pavement markings and new signage. Traffic impact is expected to be mild-to-moderate on Emerson Street, as well as on 13th, 14th and 16th streets as well.

Some impact to on-street parking is expected. While pedestrians are not expected to be affected, DDOT will make Safe Accommodations during construction and residents are advised to heed any posted signs.

DDOT urges users of the corridor to be mindful of the changes and to be alert at all times.


The mission of the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) is to enhance the quality of life for District residents and visitors by ensuring that people, goods, and information move efficiently and safely with minimal adverse impact on residents and the environment.

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