Code of the District of Columbia

Subchapter VIII. Council Review of the Planned Use of Klingle Road, N.W.


Part A. Council Review.

§ 9–115.01. Plan for future use of Klingle Road.

No later than December 31, 2002, the Mayor shall transmit to the Council, by resolution, a plan for the future use of Klingle Road, N.W.


(Oct. 1, 2002, D.C. Law 14-190, § 3502, 49 DCR 6968.)

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 day) addition of section, see §§ 3402 and 3403 of Fiscal Year 2003 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2002 (D.C. Act 14-453, July 23, 2002, 49 DCR 8026).


§ 9–115.02. Expenditure of funds for Klingle Road.

Notwithstanding any other provision of law, no capital program of federal highway aid projects, federal-aid highway contract, or funds from any source may be expended for Klingle Road, N.W., for any purpose except to facilitate the movement of motor vehicle traffic until a resolution has been transmitted to and approved by the Council authorizing the proposed use. This section shall not preclude critically needed remediation work including, but not limited to, repair to the storm sewer system and protections against further erosion of the roadbed.


(Oct. 1, 2002, D.C. Law 14-190, § 3503, 49 DCR 6968.)

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 day) addition of section, see §§ 3402 and 3403 of Fiscal Year 2003 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2002 (D.C. Act 14-453, July 23, 2002, 49 DCR 8026).


Part B. Klingle Road Restoration.

§ 9–115.11. Re-opening of Klingle Road.

Notwithstanding any other law, the portion of Klingle Road, N.W., between Porter Street, N.W., on the east, to Cortland Place, N.W., on the west, which portion is currently closed to motor vehicle traffic, shall not be re-opened to the public for motor vehicle traffic. No funding, District, federal, or otherwise, shall be expended or accepted for the planning, design, construction, or reconstruction of this portion of Klingle Road for motor vehicle traffic.


(Nov. 13, 2003, D.C. Law 15-39, § 2402, 50 DCR 5668; Aug. 16, 2008, D.C. Law 17-219, § 6017, 55 DCR 7598.)

Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 17-219 rewrote the section which had read as follows: “The portion of Klingle Road, N.W., between Porter Street, N.W., on the east to Cortland Place, N.W., on the west shall be re-opened to the public for motor vehicle traffic, with the repair and reconstruction of Klingle Road, which shall include the establishment of a District Department of Transportation storm water management plan, to commence no later than 180 days following November 13, 2003.”

Cross References

District of Columbia administration, employment practices of contractors, First Source requirements, “beneficiary” and “government-assisted project” defined, see § 2-219.01.

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 day) addition, see § 2302 of Fiscal Year 2004 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2003 (D.C. Act 15-105, June 20, 2003, 50 DCR 5613).

For temporary (90 day) addition, see § 2302 of Fiscal Year 2004 Budget Support Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2003 (D.C. Act 15-149, September 22, 2003, 50 DCR 8360).

Short Title

Short title of title XXIV of Law 15-39: Section 2401 of D.C. Law 15-39 provided that title XXIV of the act may be cited as the Klingle Road Restoration Act of 2003.

Short title: Section 6016 of D.C. Law 17-219 provided that subtitle F of title VI of the act may be cited as the “Klingle Road Sustainable Development Amendment Act of 2008”.

Editor's Notes

For specified funding for Klingle Road, see sections 6018 and 6019 of Law 17-219.