Public Meeting Notice: Pennsylvania and Potomac Avenues SE Project

May 15, 2017 | Posted in Press Releases, Project Updates

Public Meeting Notice

Pennsylvania Avenue and Potomac Avenue SE Intersection Improvement Project

The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) invites you to attend an informational meeting about the Pennsylvania Avenue SE and Potomac Avenue SE intersection improvement project. This will also be an opportunity to review the project’s Environmental Assessment (EA), which is currently available for public comment.

The meeting will provide the public an opportunity to learn about, and comment on the proposed design concepts. The project focuses on improving pedestrian safety for residents and multi-modal transit users at the Pennsylvania Avenue SE and Potomac Avenue SE intersection. The project is one in a series of transportation, environmental, economic, community and recreation projects included in the Anacostia Waterfront Initiative (AWI) Program. From the Tidal Basin to the city’s northeast border with Maryland, the 30-year $10 billion AWI Program is transforming the shores of the Anacostia River into a world-class waterfront.

What: Pennsylvania & Potomac Avenues SE Intersection Improvement Project Public Meeting

When: Thursday, June 1 (6:30 pm to 8:30 pm)

Where: Hill Center (Abraham Lincoln Hall, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20003)

For more information, to follow the project’s progress please visit or email To join the project or AWI community contact list, or to ask questions, email

Getting to the Meeting

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Do you need assistance to participate?
If you need special accommodations, 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.

The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) is committed to ensuring that no person is excluded from participation in, or denied the benefits of, its projects, programs, activities, and services on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age, or disability as provided by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act and other related statutes.

In accordance with the D.C. Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, D.C. Official Code sec. 2-1401.01 et seq. (Act), the District of Columbia does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived: race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, familial status, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, genetic information, disability, source of income, status as a victim of an intrafamily offense, or place of residence or business. Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination which is prohibited by the Act. In addition, harassment based on any of the above-protected categories is prohibited by the Act. Discrimination in a violation of the Act will not be tolerated. Violators will be subject to disciplinary action.