Update: Signs noting the detour and closed section of Broad Branch Road were posted at the intersection a few hours after we noticed the issue.
Have you seen any other signs alerting motorists to the Broad Branch Road closure?
Original piece here:
The road closures for the next phases of the Beach Drive reconstruction project have been well-publicized – except for the half-mile stretch of Broad Branch Road between Beach Drive and Brandywine Street.
On this, the first day of the closure, drivers turning right from Brandywine Street to go south on Broad Branch had no signs to warn them until they reached the closed section here, at the Soapstone Creek culvert.
Drivers have had to turn around here, by the guardhouse for the Italian ambassador’s residence.
The stretch remains open to bicyclists and pedestrians for recreational and commuting access to Ross Drive and Ridge Road – which are also closed to vehicle traffic because of the Beach Drive project.
Meanwhile, the first section of the Beach Drive rehabilitation is open. This is what’s visible south of the Tilden Street/Park Road intersection.