Re: Water Street NW Safety Improvements & Cycletrack Extension
Dear Chairperson Murphy and Commissioner Palmer,
Pursuant to the “Administrative Procedure Amendment Act of 2000” D.C. LAW 13-249 (48 DCR 3491 April 20, 2001), the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) is required to give a written notice of our intent (NOI) to modify traffic and/or parking requirements. This letter is being forwarded to you for the purpose of notification and solicitation of comments on our intent to implement the following in your jurisdiction:
DDOT will reconfigure Water Street from 34th St NW to the Aqueduct Bridge to add traffic calming & traffic management features, add a protected 2-way bicycle facility on the south side Water St, add temporary sidewalk facilities on the north side, add a raised pedestrian crossing, reconfigure and reduce public parking (see attached 30% plan set for details), connect bicycle and pedestrian facilities to the planned trailhead at the Aqueduct Bridge, and lower the speed limit from 20 MPH to 15 MPH.
All comments on this subject matter must be filed in writing by July 2nd, 2021 (fifty business days after the date of this notice), with the District Department of Transportation, Transportation Operations Administration, 250 M Street, S.E. Washington, D.C. 20003. If you would like to check the status of this Notice of Intent (NOI), please visit DDOT’s website at http://ddot.dc.gov/DC/DDOT/Services/Notice+of+IntentIf you are having any trouble accessing the NOI site or are unable to do so, please contact the DDOT Customer Service Clearinghouse at 202-671-2800.
Will Handsfield Bicycle Program Specialist DDOT, Planning & Sustainability Division
CC: Nyasha Smith, Secretary to the Council of the District of Columbia
Anna Noakes, Mayor’s Office of Community Relations & Services
Brian Romanowski, Constituent Services Director for Councilmember Pinto
Andrew DeFrank, Ward 2 DDOT Community Engagement Specialist
About this NOI
Water St NW Safety Improvements & Cycletrack Extension