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I-66 Lanes Reopened After Downed Tree

Update, 4:16 p.m.: All lanes are now open in both directions, according our incident map.

Update, 3:58 p.m.: One lane is now getting by to the right in each direction, according our incident map.

Original post, 3:31 p.m.: I-66 West is closed at the Rosslyn Tunnel by a downed tree. The tree is also blocking all but one lane on I-66 East. Drivers should seek alternate routes. Arlington County officials report crews are on the scene removing the tree.

Road Essentials:  Incident Map  |  Traffic Cams   |   Key Routes

By Washington Post Editors  |  July 31, 2009; 3:31 PM ET
Categories:  Advisories  
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Oh snap! Almost left work but decided to check traffic, and lo and behold....

Posted by: jcck | July 31, 2009 3:55 PM | Report abuse

Oh snap? Who is jcck, Raven Simone?

Posted by: Nevergen | July 31, 2009 4:11 PM | Report abuse

maybe "snap" is the sound the downed tree made

Posted by: fedssocr | July 31, 2009 4:20 PM | Report abuse

Was it a flowering pear tree? I'll bet it was. These things are invasive, weak-wooded nuisances, and one reason every motorist should be issued a flamethrower.

Posted by: carlaclaws | July 31, 2009 4:29 PM | Report abuse

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