Tunnel Project T Street NW Construction Site Newsletter
As part of construction work associated with the Northeast Boundary
Tunnel Project (NEBT) (dcwater.com/NEBT),
DC Water’s contractor will begin installing monitoring devices
beneath the 100-block of T Street NW. Work will consist of digging
small holes in several locations on T Street NW. The devices will
measure soil movement and any vibrations associated with the tunnel
boring machine, scheduled to arrive at this area in approximately
six months. The
installation of monitoring devices will begin on or about Monday,
February 17, 2020,between the hours of 7 AM and 7 PM and is
expected to take two days to complete.
Travel and Parking Restrictions
Traffic and parking
will be restricted on the eastern portion of T Street.
Access to T Street
will be available from 2nd Street NW only.
T Street will be
closed to westbound traffic from Rhode Island Avenue NW.
Map 1: The above map highlights traffic changes with
white arrows and parking restrictions in blue.
The contractor will also remove several small trees on T Street NW.
As soon as
the date for tree removal is confirmed we will update the
community. All trees identified for removal have
been approved by the DC Department of Transportation (DDOT), which
oversees such work. Tree removal is necessary to begin preparing
for the establishment of the T Street NW construction site. DC
Water’s contractor is committed to restoring all trees and tree
boxes when the project is complete.
Map 2: The map above highlights that 5 trees will be
removed on the 100-block of T Street NW and 1 tree from the
People who live or
work near the affected locations will notice additional
construction equipment and personnel as well as noise
associated with construction activities.
pedestrians will notice road signs and/or flagging personnel
directing them safely around the work site.