State DOT News

DDOT Traffic Advisory: Temporary Lane Closure on Whitehurst Freeway on 5/17



May 15, 2019


Media Contacts


Terry Owens – (202) 763-8635,

Lauren Stephens –  (202) 465-6112, 


Temporary Lane Closure on
Whitehurst Freeway on May 17

(Washington, DC) – The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) will temporarily close one right lane eastbound or westbound on the Whitehurst Freeway at the Francis Scott Key Bridge daily from 9:00 p.m. until 5:30 a.m., on Friday, May 17, 2019, weather permitting. 


The closure is a part of the ongoing Key Bridge Rehabilitation Project and allows for bridge bearing replacement and fascia cleaning.


Motorists are urged to use caution as they travel in these areas, to anticipate moderate delays, and to be mindful of construction personnel




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 on Twitter for transportation-related updates and more; like us on Facebook and follow us on Instagram. Visit the website at Visit for more information on transportation options in the District.   



This message has been sent by the District of Columbia · Washington, D.C. 20004 image001.jpg