Homeless Encampment Under Whitehurst Freeway Removed (Photos by Nancy Shia)

A homeless encampment located under the Whitehurst Freeway along the Rock Creek Parkway was removed today by agents of the city. Director of the Department of Human Services Brenda Donaldson addressed questions from the press and others about the procedure for removing the homeless and removing their tents. She promised storage for their things and a place in a shelter to the campers. Workers from the DC Department of Transportation placed a Notice of Infraction on individual tents and clusters of items, and the the Items were removed by workers from the Department of Public Works.