MARCH 2022

Progress Summary: March 1 - March 31, 2022

  • Capitol Paving of DC. Inc. continued construction activities on Pennsylvania Ave SE, between 2nd street and 14th street, for the installation of streetlight, traffic signals and incidentals work.

  • The work hours are 9:30 am to 3:30 pm—Monday to Friday. 

  • The contractor has set up and placed the approved MOT signs before starting the daily construction activity. 

  • Street parking is restricted in the work zone, and a temporary travel-lane closure begins at 9:30 am. At the end of each workday, temporary signs and traffic control devices are removed to allow traffic to operate in normal conditions. 

  • Tree guards are installed for the protection of the trees. 

  • Plastic barrier fences are used on the sidewalk side, and drums are on the roadway for the safety of the pedestrians, bicycle, and vehicular traffic. 

  • The full width of the sidewalk is available for pedestrians and businesses during construction. 

  • Flaggers are assigned to assist the pedestrians and vehicular traffic at the intersection(s). 

  • All underground work has been completed on Pennsylvania Ave SE mainline from 2nd Street up to 14th Street.

  • Intersection work: All underground work, streetlight traffic signal and traffic cabinets foundations have been completed.

  • Sidewalk restoration is in progress, it includes brick and concrete sidewalk, wheelchair/bicycle ramp, restoration of curb and gutter. 95% of the sidewalk is complete, some restoration of the sidewalk will start after the removal of streetlight, signal, and cabinet foundations.

  • Installation of cables for communication TL, TS and cabinets is in progress in Pennsylvania Avenue SE. Started at PEPCO manhole on 1st Street, from 3rd Street to 6th Street is completed. Installation of traffic signals is in progress and restoration of traffic signal head is in progress.

  • Installation of streetlight and signal poles is in progress

  • Continue cable installation from manhole to manhole and sidewalk repair work. Cable installation includes TS cable, SL feed, Fiber Optic, streetlight cabinets then start TS and mounting signals.

  • All TTC Signs at WZ have been inspected to ensure compliance.

  • Inspected all Tree Protection wire fencing installation for compliance along Pennsylvania Ave. SE from 2nd St. to 14th St. EB and WB.

  • Removed streetlight poles and streetlight pole foundations.

  • Relocated traffic signals heads on temporary pole assembly.