Sidewalk Closures on Benning Road NE and 26th Street NE for CBTC II Construction

Sidewalks Will Close on Benning Between 24th and 26th Streets Through Construction

Please be advised that beginning Monday, May 4, 2015, there will be a sidewalk closure on the north side of Benning Road NE between 24th Street NE and 26thStreet NE; and on the west side of 26th Street between the Spingarn entrance and Benning Road NE to construct the Car Barn Training Center (CBTCII).

The westbound right travel lane between 24th Street NE and Oklahoma Avenue NE will be closed to support construction activities.

Advance warning signs will be placed on Benning Road NE at the crosswalks directing pedestrians to the south side of Benning Road NE at 24th Street NE and at 26th Street NE. The closure on 26th Street NE will detour pedestrians to the east side of 26th  Street NE.

A temporary crosswalk and additional signage will be installed to assist pedestrians across 26th Street NE. A pedestrian barrier will be installed on the east side of 26th Street NE.

All work is contingent upon weather. Sidewalk closures will remain through the duration of the CBTCII construction.

Westbound Metrobus X2 service will not be impacted by the closure.

We ask that motorists, pedestrians and cyclists use caution as they travel through or near the work zone, and follow all restrictions. Please watch for advance warning signs alerting motorists to changes in traffic patterns and detours. All construction activities are contingent upon weather, material and equipment availability and other unforeseen conditions. We encourage you contact us at any time to share concerns or request more information at [email protected] or (202) 210-3700. Thank you for your patience!

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