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DDOT to Hold Projects Update Meeting for the Ward 8 Community
The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) will hold a community meeting on Wednesday, March 26 regarding an overview of the agency, the National Environmental Policy Act and project development processes, and updates on various projects of interest to Ward 8.
South Capitol Street Corridor Segments 1 and 2 Short List Design-Build Teams Notified
The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) has notified a Short-List of four contractor teams of their advancement to the second phase of the procurement with an opportunity to respond to a detailed Request for Proposal (RFP) for design-build construction of the South Capitol Street Corridor Segments 1 and 2.
DDOT Issues New Standard Specifications for Highways and Structures
The newly issued District of Columbia Department of Transportation Standard Specifications for Highways and Structures 2013 will affect projects advertised or permitted after January 1, 2014.
Navigation Comments Sought on Planned New Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge
The United States Coast Guard (USCG) issued a Preliminary Public Notice today requesting comments on the District of Columbia Department of Transportation’s (DDOT) proposal to replace the existing swing-type Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge over the Anacostia River with a new fixed bridge as part of the South Capitol Street Corridor Project. Comments are being requested from the standpoint of navigating the Anacostia River as it relates to the proposed fixed bridge at the existing bridge location.
Kenilworth Segment of Anacostia Riverwalk Trail Re-Advertised for Construction Contractor Bids
The District and Maryland Departments of Transportation jointly re-advertised today for contractor bids on constructing the Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens Segment of the Anacostia Riverwalk Trail with alternative design/construction criteria. All construction bids for the project received on August 6, 2013 were cancelled.