WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- The District Department of Transportation will close the eastbound right lane and the westbound left lane on New York Avenue NE between Penn Street and Florida Avenue from 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, according to officials. Flaggers will be in place to direct motorists.
Drivers are encouraged to use alternate routes such as Rhode Island Avenue or H Street NE during this closure.
DDOT officials say outbound traffic on New York Avenue will be shifted to the recently completed eastbound portion of the bridge once the lanes reopen.
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