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  • The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) advises the Catholic University of America community to expect traffic pattern changes starting from the eastside of John McCormack Drive, N.E., approximately 2,000 feet south of Bates Road, N.E., to the entrance of the Fort Totten Solid Waste Disposal Transfer Station. A new traffic pattern will be effective for John McCormack Drive and Bates Road, N.E. August 2018 through May 2019, weather permitting. Work hours will be from 6:00 am to 2:00 pm, Monday to Friday. Curbside parking may be restricted while work is underway. Signage and protective barriers will be used to maintain public safety. Motorists, bicyclists, and pedestrians are urged to use caution when traveling through this area, to anticipate moderate delays, and to obey construction personnel and signage. 

    Maintain one northbound and one southbound travel lanes on John McCormack Drive N.E. at all times in order to provide access and queing for the Fort Totten Trash Transfer Station.  For more information visit

  • Temporary lane closures shall require the use of flaggers and are subject to DDOT and DC Department of Public Works Trash Transfer Station approval.