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District plans bridge inspections

By Robert Thomson

The District Department of Transportation announced today that it's planning some routine safety inspections on bridges this week and next. That will require some midday lane closings. Here's the schedule.

Douglass Bridge
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday: The right lane on the northbound side of South Capitol Street will be closed between P Street and Potomac Avenue.

10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday:
The right lane on the southbound side will be closed in the same area.

Nov. 15, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.: The left lane on the northbound side will be closed.

Nov.16, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.: The right lane of the northbound ramp to the bridge will be closed.

Nov. 17, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.: The right lane of the southbound ramp from the bridge will be closed.

13th Street overpass, Anacostia Freeway (Interstate 295)
Tuesday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.: The left lane on the northbound side of 13th Street will be closed.

Wednesday, 10 a.m. to noon: The left lane on the westbound side of the freeway under 13th Street will be closed.

11th Street Bridge
Wednesday, 10 a.m. to noon: The left lane on the northbound I-295 exit ramp to the 11th Street Bridge will be closed.

Thursday, 10 a.m. to noon: The left lane of the northbound I-295 exit ramp to the 11th Street Bridge will be closed.

Connecticut Avenue NW, Klingle Valley
Nov. 18, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.: The right lane of northbound Connecticut Avenue NW over Klingle Valley will be closed.

CSX railroad bridge, Kenilworth Avenue NE
Nov. 19, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.: The right lane of northbound Kenilworth Avenue NE under the CSX tracks will be closed first, followed by the right lane of southbound Kenilworth in the same area.

By Robert Thomson  | November 8, 2010; 2:45 PM ET
Categories:  Advisories, District  | Tags:  District Department of Transportation, Dr. Gridlock  
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