Martin Luther King jr. Memorial Construction

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial

Schedule:Construction underway Completion anticipated, August 2011
Location:South side of Independence Avenue , adjacent to Tidal Basin and FDR Memorial

Goals of project:

•Construct a memorial to Martin Luther King Jr.
•Reconstruction of West Basin Drive, with new intersection on Independence Ave.

Impacts/opportunities for visitor to consider:

•Minimal impact to traffic due to construction. Significant impact anticipated upon opening of memorial.
•During construction, pedestrian detour to west side of construction site.

Funding:Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Foundation, $120
Contractor:MMMTG Joint Venture

Last updated: April 10, 2015

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900 Ohio Drive SW
Washington, DC 20024


(202) 426-6841

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