WASHINGTON — Monday marks the first day of construction for the D.C. Streetcar Project and traffic will be affected along H Street and Benning Road.
The work is scheduled for completion by mid-June and will extend the streetcar tracks from 3rd Street Northeast to the top of Hopscotch Bridge, according to a news release.
Once finished, it will provide access to Union Station and allow the streetcar to change directions.
According to DC Streetcar, traffic will be affected as follows:
Dara Ward, with The District Department of Transportation, says drivers should be on the lookout for parking and turning restrictions around the area.
Streetcar service should be available before the end of the year.
WTOP’s Nick Iannelli contributed to this report.
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