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Project Overview Milestones

The Arboretum Bridge and Trail will be a key route
designed specifically to provide the missing Milestone Date
passageway between the Anacostia Waterfront and
the U.S. National Arboretum, which alone garners over Preliminary Design August 2017
500,000 visitors annually. Additionally, the lighted Final Design August 2018
pedestrian and bicyclist crossing will be fully ADA
Construction Begins March 2019
Construction Completed August 2020
The Arboretum Bridge trail segment is primarily
situated on National Park Service lands creating a More Information
connection between the Arboretum and Kenilworth The Arboretum Bridge and Trail project is one of a
Park North, and adjacent neighborhoods including series of transportation, environmental, economic,
Mayfair, Kenilworth-Parkside and River Terrace. Slated community and recreation projects included in the
to be completed in 2019, this segment will connect District of Columbias larger Anacostia Waterfront
visitors and residents to the great outdoors with the Initiative, or AWI Program. From the Tidal Basin to the
Anacostia River as a stunning backdrop. citys northeast border with Maryland, the 30-year,
$10 billion AWI Program is transforming the shores
The DDOT team will collaborate with residents, of the Anacostia River into a world-class waterfront.
ANC Commissioners, civic organization leaders and
businesses to provide periodic updates on the status For more information, please visit
of the project.; or contact DDOT
Project Manager, Kyle Ohlson at