Roads icy and blocked this A.M.
The good news is that yesterday's snow, rain, hail and lightning are all over. The bad news is that a lot of spots could see refreezing overnight, reports the Capital Weather Gang.
The roads won't be empty today, as some folks are still going to trek into work despite the ice and slush. Keep your eyes here on the Dr. Gridlock blog, because we will update you with major road closures and incidents as we hear them. Make sure to let us know what you see by posting in the comments below or sharing with us on Twitter.
Some road closures and issues right now:
-- Montgomery County has declared a snow emergency. Eastbound Goldsboro Road is closed at Massachusetts Avenue in Bethesda. Two of three southbound lanes on Connecticut Avenue are blocked at Saul Road.
-- In Prince George's County, one southbound Branch Avenue lane is blocked at Birch Hill Road in Brandywine.
-- In Arlington County, there are still icy patches on major roadways like I-395 (in both directions) and I-66 (inside the Beltway, heading in both directions) as well as U.S. 50, U.S. 1, Chain Bridge Road, Columbia Pike and others.
-- In Fairfax County, there are icy patches on the Inner Loop and Outer Loop of the Beltway, Chain Bridge Road, the Dulles Toll Road and many other smaller routes throughout the county. 6:10 A.M. UPDATE:An accident on I-395 North just north of the Springfield Interchange is blocking the center lane, right center lane and right outside lane.
[This post has been updated.]
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