(Washington, DC) - The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) will temporarily close Broad Branch Road between 27th Street NW and Davenport Street NW on Thursday, August 25, beginning 8 am. The closure is necessary so DDOT can perform preventative maintenance on the roadway to protect and fortify the infrastructure. The repair work is expected to take three days to complete.The following detour will be in place until repairs are complete: Northbound traffic on Broad Branch Road NW may turn left onto Brandywine Street NW and then right on Linnean Avenue NW. Southbound traffic on Broad Branch Road may turn right onto Linnean Avenue, left onto Brandywine Street and then right onto Broad Branch Road. Motorists are urged to use caution as they navigate around the area.