Construction Alerts

Construction Alerts

Below is a list of ongoing construction in the Crystal City BID area.

Clark Street Demolition: Bridge demolition of South Clark Street over 18th Street South began on June 10th. This work will require a series of alternating eastbound and westbound closures on 18th Street between South Eads and South Bell Streets. The detours are expected to last for 2-3 weeks. Drivers are encouraged to use 15th and 20th Streets South as alternate routes. 

Metrorail Platform Improvement Project: Starting Saturday, May 25, the six Blue and Yellow line stations south of Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport will be closed for full platform reconstruction and major station improvements. Learn more here...

1770 + 1550 Crystal Dr Update: On May 1st, JBG SMITH began the renovation of 1550 Crystal Drive to make way for an improved lobby and entry experience, as well as new street-facing retail. As a result, the 1550 Crystal Drive main lobby entrance on Crystal Drive will be closed. For your safety, the pedestrian access along the west side of Crystal Drive between 18th Street and 15th Street will also be closed. Starting October 1st, the south side of 15th Street will be closed to pedestrian traffic until Q3 2020. Morton's is closed until winter 2021 for construction. 

1770 + 1550 Crystal Dr Garage Construction: On February 4th, JBG SMITH began garage work below the future Central District Retail development. As a result, sections of the garage under 1550 Crystal Drive and 1770 Crystal Drive will be closed off and fencing will be installed on all levels to enclose and secure safe work areas.

Crystal Drive Two-Way Conversion Update: Construction currently underway on the Crystal Drive two-way conversion's final phase, which will convert both Crystal Drive between 26th and 27th Streets South and 27th Street between Route 1 and Crystal Drive to two-way operation.

Demolition of 1900 Crystal Dr: On December 3rd, JBG SMITH started demolition at 1900 Crystal Drive making way for new residential and retail offerings in Crystal City. Demolition was completed in July 2019. Garage and infrastructure improvements began in August 2019 and will be completed in April 2020. New construction will begin shortly after.

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General I-395 Construction and Lane Closures: Keep up to date on I-395 construction.