Project Updates

Shared-Use Path Progress

Shared-Use Path Progress

Around 90% of the shared-use path has been completed as of October 2021. It is not ready for public use yet, but it will be soon! The project team is currently working on removing dead trees in the area to ensure maximum pedestrian and cyclist safety. 

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On-The-Job Training (OJT) Program

On-The-Job Training (OJT) Program

As of December 1, our On-The-Job Training (OJT) Program has a total of 15 graduates, 14 of whom live in DC and one in Maryland. Six of the graduates from DC are currently employed.

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Ramp H Opening

Ramp H Opening

As of Wednesday, September 8, 2021, Ramp H, which gives I-295 NB access, has been opened up for public traffic use. Ramp H is one of nine ramps that are part of the project’s scope.

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Shared-Use Path Progress

Shared-Use Path Progress

Around 75% of the shared-use path has been completed as of August 2021. It is not ready for public use yet, but it will be soon! Most of the retaining walls and the pedestrian hand railings have now been installed. We have also started installing new landscaping and streetlights along the pathway.

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On-The-Job Training (OJT) Program

On-The-Job Training (OJT) Program

We wanted to share a few updates on our On-The-Job Training (OJT) Program. In total, there have been 11 graduates, 10 of whom live in DC and one in Maryland. Seven of those DC graduates are currently employed. 

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Shared Use Path Progress

Shared Use Path Progress

As of May 2021, 0.64 miles of the shared use path have been built. It will be 10 feet wide and 1.3 miles long, stretching the entire interchange from the U.S. Coast Guard headquarters to the intersection of South Capitol Street SE and Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue SE. It will have pull-off areas, revegetation zones, benches, improved lighting, pedestrian hand railings, and green space buffer zones between pedestrians and traffic. Most of the retaining walls and pedestrian hand railings have been installed. By mid-2021, we will begin seeing new landscaping and streetlights along the 0.5 mile stretch of the pathway.

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