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Tales from the trip on N.Y. Avenue

Navigating New York Avenue | Map of N.Y. Avenue projects

New York Avenue inbound was fine this morning, until I neared Brentwood Parkway and traffic slowed almost to a halt. I took the opportunity to snap a couple of quick pictures (we were stopped) of some of the construction going on along the stretch just east of Brentwood.

-- Michael Bolden



By Michael Bolden  | July 1, 2010; 9:32 AM ET
Categories:  Commuting, Congestion, Construction, District  
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I've always thought that, given the amount of traffic on New York Ave, its name is quite fitting. In contrast is Hawaii Ave, a single block of dreary houses and apartments carved out of North Capitol St.

Posted by: WashingtonDame | July 1, 2010 10:02 AM | Report abuse

This is my route everyday. I would tell you how to get around this, but I won't because I don't won't my detour backed up....

Posted by: 4thFloor | July 1, 2010 10:29 AM | Report abuse

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