Stop Closures and Long-Term Detours: 4th St NE between Rhode Island Ave and Adams St, August 21

Advisory Effective: 8/21/18 - 2/28/21

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 for approximately 30 months

Routes Affected: D8, G8
 

The northbound route D8 and eastbound route G8 will operate on a long-term detour (30 months) during DC Water and Sewer Authority’s utility work. Northbound 4th St NE between Rhode Island Ave and Adams St will be closed.

Buses will utilize portions of 12th St NE, Edgewood St NE, Franklin St NE, Douglas St NE and 4th St NE between Douglas St and Franklin St to transport customers. Due to narrow roadways, traffic congestion may build on Edgewood St NE between 4th St and 7th St and on 4th St NE between Edgewood St and Rhode Island Ave. Plan ahead to allow additional travel time.

Route D8 to Washington Hospital Center will not serve the following stops:

  • Rhode Island Ave NE and 8th Pl (Stop ID #1001797)
  • 610 Rhode Island Ave NE (Stop ID #1001778)
  • Rhode Island Ave NE and 5th St (Stop ID #1001758)
  • 4th St NE and Bryant St (Stop ID #1001770)
  • Edgewood St NE and Douglas St (Stop ID #1001837)
  • Edgewood St NE and 6th St (Stop ID #1001863)
  • 625 Edgewood St NE (Stop ID #1003009)
  • Franklin St NE and 4th St (Stop ID #1001903)
  • Franklin St NE and 6th St (Stop ID #1003210)

Route G8 to Avondale will not serve the following stop:

  • 4th St NE & Bryant St (Stop ID #1001770)

Detours

D8 Hospital Center northbound toward Washington Hospital Center

Buses begin detouring on Rhode Island Ave NE at Washington Pl, to resume regular route on Franklin St NE at 4th St.

  • Last stop served before buses begin detouring: Rhode Island Ave Metrorail (Bus Bay C)
  • First stop served after buses resume regular route: Franklin St NE & Trinity College

Note: Customers who would normally board the northbound D8 along Edgewood Rd NE at the following stops:

  • Edgewood St NE & 7th St (stop ID# 1002009)
  • Edgewood St NE & 6th St (stop ID # 1001863)
  • Edgewood St NE & Douglas St (stop ID # 1001837
  • Can board/exit on the opposite side of the street at the following stops:
  • Edgewood St NE & 7th St (stop ID# 1001885)
  • Edgewood St NE & 6th St (stop ID # 1001864)
  • Edgewood St NE & Douglas St (stop ID # 1001833)

D8 Hospital Center southbound toward Union Station

  • Regular route, no detour
See map of D8 detour here

G8 Rhode Island Avenue eastbound toward Avondale

Buses begin detouring on Rhode Island Ave NE at 4th St, to resume regular route on Edgewood St NE at 4th St.

  • Last stop served before buses begin detouring: Rhode Island Ave NE & 3rd St
  • First stop served after buses resume regular route: Edgewood St NE & Douglas St

Note: Customers who normally board the eastbound G8 at 4th St NE & Bryant St can board/exit at the following stop:

  • Rhode Island Ave NE & 5th St (Stop ID #1001754)

G8 Rhode Island Avenue westbound toward Farragut Square

  • Regular route, no detour
See map of G8 detour here