The National Park Service (NPS) has initiated work on a Transportation Plan and Environmental Assessment (plan/EA) for the Memorial Circle area of the George Washington Memorial Parkway (the park). The purpose of the plan is to reduce conflicts between trail, walkway, and roadway users and to increase overall visitor safety, while maintaining the memorial character of the area and improving mobility for vehicles, pedestrians, and bicycles.
NPS Project Page: https://parkplanning.nps.gov/projectHome.cfm?projectID=51448
The National Park Service will begin modifications on Memorial Circle starting September 28th through the end of October. The project includes several safety improvements for trail users crossing Washington Boulevard and the George Washington Memorial Parkway. Improvements include: Higher visibility crosswalks. Relocating trail crossings. Lane reductions. New signage and rapid flashing beacons. Clearer lane markings. Repaved road surface. …
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