Meeting on Columbia Heights Streetscapes Tonight

Thanks to a reader for sending the info that follows:

DDOT Meeting on Columbia Heights Streetscape Improvements

Meeting is Part of Ongoing Dialogue with Stakeholders in Ward 1

(Washington, DC) On Monday, November 19, at 6:30 p.m. the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) will provide the public with an update on the schedule and phasing of street and roadway improvements in the Columbia Heights neighborhood in Northwest.

The meeting will be held at the Bell-Lincoln Multicultural School Auditorium, 3101 16th Street, NW Washington, DC 20010.

The core area to be discussed includes 14th Street from Columbia Road to Newton Street and the intersections therein.

Improvements include a signature streetscape for the area, street lighting, intersection and signal improvements, enhancements to traffic operations, pedestrian amenities, safety improvements, and the creation of a central public plaza.

Monday’s briefing is part of ongoing communication with residents, developers, and retailers in the area to provide information on construction timing, phasing, budget, traffic and construction management, and coordination with utilities and private developments in the area.

Information will continue to be disseminated via regular meetings with Advisory Neighborhood Commissioners, residents and through DDOT’s Web site <>

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