FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | Wednesday, January 13, 2016
The Rehabilitation of the Howard Theatre Area, N.W.
7th Street Streetscape project will begin on January 19, 2016
Project runs from N Street to Florida Avenue (excluding T Street INTERSECTION)
The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) will change the traffic patterns on 7th Street NW from N street to Florida Avenue. This construction project begins Tuesday, January 19, 2016, at 7 am, weather permitting.
The work is expected to continue until January 2017.
These closures are needed to install new streetlights, traffic signals and landscaping along 7th Street, NW. The work includes the replacement of sidewalks, curb and gutters, sidewalk ramps and the installation of multi-use meters, catch basins, bike racks, new trees and tree planter boxes, mill and overlay of the roadway.
Curbside parking may be restricted while work is underway. Emergency No Parking signs will be posted a minimum of 72 hours before the start of construction. Sidewalk detours will also be in place while sidewalk repair is in progress. Signage and protective barriers will be used to maintain public safety.
Motorists should expect delays, and are advised to seek alternative routes. DDOT encourages all who travel in this area to stay alert and to obey all construction signs.
For more information, please visit www.7thstreetrehab.org or call the Project Information Line 202-688-5904 or email email@example.com.
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. Follow us onTwitter for transportation-related updates and more; like us on Facebook an visit the website at www.ddot.dc.gov. Visit goDCgo.com for more information on transportation options in the District.
Terry Owens (202) 671-5124, (202) 763-8635, firstname.lastname@example.org
Michelle Phipps-Evans (202) 497-0124, email@example.com
***Public Meeting Notice***
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | Monday, November 30, 2015
Rehabilitation of the Howard Theatre Area, N.W.
Streetscape of 7th Street
From N Street, N.W. to Florida Avenue, N.W. (excluding T Street intersection)
(Washington, DC) The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) invites you to a public meeting to discuss the Rehabilitation of the Howard Theatre Area, N.W., Streetscape of 7th Street From N Street, N.W. to Florida Avenue, N.W. DDOT will present the plans and schedule for the upcoming project.
What: Public Meeting for the Rehabilitation of the Howard Theatre Area, N.W.,
Streetscape of 7th Street From N Street, N.W. to Florida Avenue, N.W.
When: Thursday, December 10, 2015
Time: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where: Shaw Library – Lower Level
1630 7th St NW, Washington, DC 20001
Transit: Metrobus / Metro: Visit www.wmata.com
For more information, please contact Stacee Hemby at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) is committed to ensuring that no person is excluded from participation in, or denied the benefits of, its projects, programs, activities, and services on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age, or disability as provided by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act and other related statutes.
In accordance with the D.C. Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, D.C. Official Code sec. 2-1401.01 et seq. (Act), the District of Columbia does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived: race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, familial status, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, genetic information, disability, source of income, status as a victim of an intrafamily offense, or place of residence or business. Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination which is prohibited by the Act. In addition, harassment based on any of the above protected categories is prohibited by the Act. Discrimination in a violation of the Act will not be tolerated. Violators will be subject to disciplinary action.
If you need special accommodations or language assistance services (translation or interpretation) please contact Cesar Barreto at 202-671-2829 or Cesar.Barreto@dc.gov 72 hours in advance of the meeting. If you need language assistance services (translation or interpretation), please contact Karen Randolph at 202-671-2620 or Karen.Randolph@dc.gov 72 hours in advance of the meeting. These services will be provided free of charge.