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Mayor Bowser to Kick Off Back to Basics Week by Launching the 2023 PaveDC Campaign

Sunday, April 2, 2023

(Washington, DC) – On Monday, April 3 at 11 am, Mayor Muriel Bowser will be joined by government officials and the Ward 5 community as she kicks off Back to Basics Week by launching the 2023 PaveDC campaign, the District’s initiative to eliminate all roads in poor condition by 2024. The Mayor will also highlight other “spring cleaning” operations as well as opportunities for residents to assist with keeping neighborhoods clean.

Back to Basics Week is an opportunity to showcase progress and innovations in city services, highlight the work of District Government employees, and share information with residents about how they can support their neighborhoods.

As part of her Fiscal Year 2024 Fair Shot budget, Mayor Bowser also added investments to continue the beautification for District communities by including $3.4 million to begin replacing every resident’s “Supercan” trash cans over the next eight years. To learn more about Mayor Bowser’s FY24 Budget, visit

Monday, April 3 at 11 am

Mayor Muriel Bowser
Everett Lott, Director, District Department of Transportation
Timothy Spriggs, Acting Director, Department of Public Works

Intersection of 13th Street NE and Quincy Street NE

*Closest Metro Station: Brookland-CUA*  
*Closest Capital Bikeshare Station: 12th Street NW and Newton Street NE* 

 Press interested in attending the event are asked to RSVP to [email protected].  

 The DC Office of Cable Television, Film, Music, and Entertainment will provide a live feed of this event. To view the event, visit, tune in on Channel 16 (DCN) or watch on Mayor Bowser’s Facebook or Twitter.

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