(Washington, DC) The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) will temporarily close the eastbound and then westbound lanes on the I-695 Southeast/Southwest Freeway over South Capitol Street from 9 pm to 5 am tonight through Saturday, September 10, weather permitting. DDOT is scheduled to conduct repairs and bridge preservation activities at the ramp and on the freeway. Motorists should expect light-to-moderate delays. Traffic signs will be in place to direct motorists around the closed lanes. DDOT encourages all motorists traveling through this work zone to stay alert and to follow all highway safety signs.