1300 block of 29th St.
1600 block of 29th St.
Photo by Paulaloe.
Good morning Georgetown, here’s the latest:
The District is in the middle of a multi-year project to completely reconstruct the bridges over the canal on 29th, 30th, and Thomas Jefferson. The project began in August of 2009, when the city shut down the 30th St. bridge. While the original schedule called for each bridge to be out of service for one whole year, the schedule has move a lot fast than that. DDOT wrapped up work on the 30th St. bridge in June of last year, a couple months shy one year.
The next bridge was Thomas Jefferson St., which has been out of service since June. Next week, after barely eight months of complete reconstruction, that bridge will reopen.
Once that bridge reopens, DDOT will move to 29th St. and start the final phase of the operation. By the way things have been going, that bridge may be back in service even before the end of the calender year. Continue reading