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Dr. Gridlock Archive: Capital Beltway

Beltway closure canceled

A closure of the Capital Beltway in Northern Virginia planned for Wednesday has been canceled, according to officials with the Woodrow Wilson Bridge Project. The closure of the outer loop had been scheduled for the early morning hours so that...

By Washington Post Editors  | March 1, 2011; 3:10 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Capital Beltway, Northern Virginia  
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Beltway work in Tysons canceled tonight

The three-lane closure on the inner loop of the Capital Beltway in Tysons Corner has been canceled for tonight in the aftermath of today's snow. The closing, part of the Dulles Metrorail project, is scheduled to resume Wednesday night and continue overnights through Friday.

By Robert Thomson  | February 22, 2011; 6:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Advisories, Capital Beltway, Tysons Corner, Virginia  | Tags:  Dr. Gridlock  
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Truck driver killed in Beltway crash

The inner loop of the Beltway was closed overnight due to an accident at Darcy Road.

By Washington Post Staff Writers  | February 16, 2011; 3:45 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
Categories:  Capital Beltway, Commuting, Congestion  
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Night delays on Virginia Beltway

Late-night drivers need to pay special attention this week to traffic restrictions on the Capital Beltway in Virginia. Here are some details about the overnight work on the new Metrorail line scheduled for Tysons Corner.

By Robert Thomson  | February 16, 2011; 1:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Capital Beltway, Congestion, Construction, Driving, Tysons Corner, Virginia  | Tags:  Dr. Gridlock, Dulles Metrorail  
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Overturned tractor-trailer closes I-66W

The Virginia State Police have charged Oscar R. Albarracin, 34, of New York, of reckless driving regarding the tractor trailer accident on I-66 West early Wednesday morning. Albarracin and a male passenger were both wearing seatbelts during the accident; the male passenger was not injured, while Albarracin was transported to Ffx Inova Hospital for treatment.

By Washington Post Editor  | February 9, 2011; 5:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Capital Beltway, Commuting, Congestion, Driving, Highways, Northern Virginia  
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Beltway lanes closing overnights

Rush-hour slowdowns on the Capital Beltway at Tysons Corner may be partly attributable to drivers gawking at the array of concrete piers and construction equipment that appears to change daily. But the lane closings for the Dulles Metrorail project are scheduled only for the night time.

By Robert Thomson  | February 8, 2011; 11:40 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Advisories, Capital Beltway, Congestion, Construction, Driving, Tysons Corner, Virginia  | Tags:  Dr. Gridlock, Dulles Metrorail  
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Older Entries in This Category »

Inner loop partially open in Md. , Mark Berman , January 24, 2011
The weekend and beyond, Robert Thomson , January 15, 2011
Big weekend project on Va. Beltway, Robert Thomson , January 12, 2011
Va. Beltway closings scheduled, Robert Thomson , December 14, 2010
Demolition keeps residents awake, Kafia A. Hosh , December 7, 2010
Md. Beltway lanes reopen, Robert Thomson , November 23, 2010
Weekend delays on Beltway, Robert Thomson , November 18, 2010
Getting to FedEx tonight, Robert Thomson , November 15, 2010
Many lane closings tonight, Robert Thomson , November 3, 2010
Accident slows inner loop, Michael Bolden , October 26, 2010
Inner loop lanes to shut, Robert Thomson , October 18, 2010
Crash causes Beltway delays, Mark Berman , October 18, 2010
Constitution Ave WB still blocked, Mark Berman , October 18, 2010
Dueling 'yield' signs on ramps, Robert Thomson , October 4, 2010
Inner Loop lanes closing overnight , Mark Berman , August 20, 2010
Headaches on the horizon, Robert Thomson , August 18, 2010
I-495 in Md.: lane blocked, Kafia Hosh , August 2, 2010
Headaches on the horizon, Robert Thomson , July 29, 2010
Delays tonight on Va. Beltway, Michael Bolden , June 24, 2010
Funeral shuts parts of Beltway Sat., Luke Rosiak , June 18, 2010
Headaches on the horizon, Michael Bolden , June 14, 2010
Naked guy delays Beltway traffic, Michael Bolden , June 11, 2010
Rte 123 to close at 495 this weekend, Michael Bolden , June 10, 2010
Headaches on the horizon, Robert Thomson , June 3, 2010
Beltway shift in Tysons, Robert Thomson , June 2, 2010
 
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