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Prompt #3: Construction Information

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Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway from P Street to Beach Drive - PRA-ROCR 3A6

Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway from P Street to Beach Drive - PRA-ROCR 3A6

District of Columbia

Reconstruction and Rehabilitation of Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway from P Street to Beach Drive

Traffic Sign

This section will be updated on a weekly basis.

Work for August 2, to August 9, 2014

  • Rock Creek Parkway:
    • Restoring staging area and asphalt trail
    • Completing punch list work

Traffic Control

  • Rock Creek Parkway
    • Monday, August 4 – Friday, August 8, No lane closures are anticipated

    For other closures within Rock Creek Park see:
    and click on "Show Alerts".


General Project Description

Pavement reconstruction, rehabilitation, and resurfacing for approximately 1.2 miles of the Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway from Beach Drive to the P Street Bridge. This work includes aggregate base, Superpave asphalt concrete pavement, concrete curb and gutter, steel backed timber guardrail, lighting, and other miscellaneous work.

Design/Construction Schedule:

Construction/Traffic Control will take place over 7 phases. Phase 1 and Phase 2 involve the reconstruction of the intersecting roads Shoreham Drive, Cathedral Avenue, and the Rock Creek Parkway. Phase 1 work began on November 15, 2010. When Phases 1 and 2 are complete, Shoreham Drive and Cathedral Avenue will be fully opened to traffic. Any motorists travelling through this work area should expect to be delayed.

This project was awarded on August 11, 2010. Construction began November 15, 2010. Expected completion is summer 2014.

ROCR 3A6 Phase I
Map View of Rock Creek Parkway Phase 1. Click to enlarge

Location Map

Rock Creek Parkway Location Map. Click to enlarge

Page last updated: August 1, 2014