DDOT 7th Street Rehabilitation

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Project Detail

District Department of Transportation (DDOT)

ddot 7th street rehabilitation

Project Detail

Project Location: 7th Street, SE Washington, D.C.
Contract: DDOT 7th Street
Owner: DDOT
Project Supervisor: Abdullahi Mohamed
Contract Value: $2,100,000
Completion Date: April 2010

Description of Work:

Anchor Construction was the General Contractor for the rehabilitation of 7th Street, home to Eastern Market – the oldest farmers market in Washington, D.C.

Major work included:

  • Removal and replacement of existing curbs with granite curb
  • Resetting or adjustment of existing granite curbs
  • Installation of brick gutters
  • Preservation of historic blue stone curbs in front of Eastern Market (on the north side of C Street, west side of 7th Street)
  • Reinstallation of historic blue stone curbs, using 5” new granite curbs to match the shape of the historic curbs
  • Identifying and matching old brick sidewalk
  • Paving entire sidewalk with a new molded brick and rubber sidewalk
  • Installation of DCW ASA new water main, fire hydrants and house connections
  • New catch basins
  • Upgraded D.C. street lighting system, including main duct bank, manholes and Washington Globe and Teardrop Lighting
  • Installation of customized manhole covers
  • Replacement of existing soil in tree spaces with structural soil mix and new landscaping
  • Replacement and installation of wheelchair/bicycle ramps including walking surface with truncated domes, new bike racks and colored concrete pavement
  • Installation of the first brick pavers street in a DDOT project