GETTING TO SOUTHWEST DC
The CIRCULATER is back!
These changes better align DDOT’s resources with growing activity centers like the Southwest Waterfront and improve the reliability of Circulator. Find more information on the Circulator website.
The Blue, Orange, and Silver lines of the Washington Metro have the following stations in the Southwest Federal Center: Smithsonian, L’Enfant Plaza, and Federal Center SW. The Yellow line also stops at L’Enfant Plaza.
The Green line has stops at Southwest Federal Center, L’Enfant Plaza and Southwest Waterfront. The Navy Yard – Ballpark stop is one block outside the eastern boundary of the Southwest Waterfront neighborhood.
Use the WMATA Trip Planner to find directions.
Temporary full closures on Howard Road, SE between the WMATA parking garage and Firth Sterling Ave., SE and Suitland Parkway, SE between South Capitol Street, SE/SW and Firth Avenue, SE are set to occur nightly from Monday, January 4, 2021 through January 11, 2021 as noted in the attached document.
All overnight full closures with detours will start at 8:00 pm and end by 6:00am.
Reminder: Other lanes and/or roads under Interstate 295, including Suitland Parkway, Firth Sterling Ave SE, and South Capitol St. SE/SW and associated ramps will be closed periodically for bridge reconstruction. Please proceed with caution. See attached traffic advisory and refer to weekend closure notification email for additional information.
Please note: closures can be staggered and no closures affect detours. The Suitland Parkway and Howard road closure will not conflict with one another.
Pedestrians and cyclists are advised to stay alert and follow signage when traveling through this area as well as the surrounding construction areas. Signs will be posted along the route as well as a marked detour provided for all closures.
All dates are subject to change based on weather, utility work and other factors.