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Posted at 5:45 AM ET, 03/ 8/2011

Power restored in Arlington

By Mark Berman
Mark Berman

10:05 A.M. UPDATE: Arlington now reports that power has been restored.

8:45 A.M. UPDATE: Arlington Now reports that a widespread power outage in Arlington is affecting signals at several important intersections, including along Route 50 and George Mason. Remember to treat those as four-way stops.

8:35 P.M. UPDATE: Traffic heading west on Route 50 in Maryland is backed up from the District line to the Beltway. Traffic is moving at less than 20 mph in some segments.

7:46 P.M. UPDATE:

Drivers on I-66 eastbound are experiencing heavy congestion, too. Traffic is slow from Sudley Road.

7:45 p.m. UPDATE: Reports from the 270 Spur indicate that traffic is barely moving there.

7:25 P.M. UPDATE:

It's a slow drive south on Interstate 270, with traffic backed up beyond Father Hurley Boulevard. Traffic on some segments is traveling at less than 25 mph. Add extra time if you're heading out soon.

6:50 A.M. UPDATE:

I-66 East is backed up at Chain Bridge Road. Meanwhile, I-395 North is still pretty congested around the 14th Street Bridge and Seminary Road.

6:40 A.M. UPDATE:

I-395 North is pretty slow around the 14th Street Bridge and Seminary Road.

6:20 A.M. UPDATE:

There's congestion on I-95 North approaching the Springfield Interchange as well as on I-395 North at the 14th Street Bridge.

The disabled vehicle on the inner loop at Braddock Road has been cleared.

5:52 A.M. UPDATE:

A disabled vehicle is blocking the right shoulder of the inner loop at Braddock Road.

ORIGINAL POST:

Good morning, commuters. We're in for a milder day of weather, which is a nice change of pace from what's forecast for the rest of the week. Keep your eyes with the Dr. Gridlock blog this morning, as we'll be keeping tabs on headaches and problems awaiting you on the road.

Right now, roadwork is blocking two lanes and one of the shoulders on I-95 North at Cherry Hill Road.

By Mark Berman  | March 8, 2011; 5:45 AM ET
Categories:  Commuting, Congestion  
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