Notice Of Availability Pennsylvania And Potomac Avenues SE Intersection Improvement Project Environmental Assessment Released For Public Comment

May 15, 2017 | Posted in AWI in the News, Project Updates

The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) in conjunction with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), with the National Park Service (NPS) and the National Capital Planning Commission (NCPC) as cooperating agencies, have released for public comment the Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Pennsylvania Avenue SE and Potomac Avenue SE Intersection Improvement Project.

The EA was prepared in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act, for the reconstruction of the intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue SE, Potomac Avenue SE and 14th Street SE. The EA evaluates the proposed improvements and documents alternatives considered, their potential impacts and costs, and strategies to mitigate them.

The complete EA is available for public download ( and for public review at:

  1. District Department of Transportation
    55 M Street, SE, 4th Floor
    Washington, DC 20003
  2. Anacostia Library
    1800 Good Hope Road SE
    Washington, DC 20020
  3. Southeast Library
    403 7th Street SE
    Washington, DC 20003

A public meeting will be held Thursday, June 1 (6:30 pm – 8:30 pm; Hill Center, Abraham Lincoln Hall, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20003).

The public comment period will remain open through Friday, June 30.

All comments can be submitted to DDOT via email (, the project website (, or post mail:


Mr. Ravindra Ganvir, P.E.
Deputy Chief Engineer
District Department of Transportation
Infrastructure Project Management Division
55 M Street, SE, Suite 400
Washington, DC 20003
Phone: (202) 671-4689

If you need special accommodations for the public meeting, please contact Cesar Barreto at (202) 671-2829 or five days in advance of the meeting. If you need language assistance services (translation or interpretation), please contact Karen Randolph at (202) 671-2620 or five days in advance of the meeting. These services will be provided free of charge.