DDOT is advancing Mayor Muriel Bowser’s Sustainable DC goals by installing green alleys to curb stormwater and combined sewage from overflowing into local waterways. Since 2012, DDOT has installed nearly 30 green alleys in the District aimed at reducing … Continue reading
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Construction is a dangerous business. According to the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), 991 people were killed in the private construction industry in 2016, which accounted for more than 21 percent of total private industry worker deaths that … Continue reading
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The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) broke ground on the first AlleyPalooza in July 2015. Since then, DDOT has renovated more than 400 alleys over six AlleyPalooza campaigns, which are part of Mayor Muriel Bowser’s ongoing initiative to focus on … Continue reading
A little more than a month into the 2017-18 tree planting season and the District Department of Transportation (DDOT)’s Urban Forestry Division (UFD) has already planted more than 2,400 trees. The tree planting season runs from mid-fall through mid-spring, and … Continue reading