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Commuter Alert: Storms Cause Road Closures, Minor Flooding, Signal Outages

Severe overnight storms in D.C. have caused road closures, signal outages and minor flooding. Motorists are advised to be aware of possible flooding and detours during the day.

Flooding

There are two intersections with minor flooding, Broad Branch Rd & Brandywine St NW and Main Ave & Independence Ave. SW.

Traffic Signal Outages

Franklin St & Lincoln Rd. NE,
4th & Lincoln Rd
4th & Douglas St NE,
4th & Bryant St, &
4th & Rhode Island Ave NE.

Power Outages

Pepco reports some power outages through out the city. Repairs are ongoing.

Trees and Road Updates

There was a downed electrical line in the 4800 block of Colorado Avenue due to a fallen tree. Some road damage occurred. DDOT crews have plated the area of the road until after morning rush when repairs can be made.

By Washington Post Editors  |  May 7, 2009; 8:14 AM ET
Categories:  Advisories  
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