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Get There: August 30, 2009 - September 5, 2009

Traffic Alert: Lights Out Between H and K Streets, 10th and 13th

DC police are reporting traffic lights are out along H st NW between 10th and 13th sts. DDOT is reporting outages at 12th and I, 12th and K, 13th and H, 13th and I sts. Please drive carefully. Katharine Jarmul, the Post's deputy editor for transportation, found traffic lights out in an area roughly bounded by H Street NW on the south, K Street NW on the north, 10th St. NW on the east and 13th Street NW on the west. Some temporary stop signs had been deployed by authorities, and DDOT crews appeared to be on the scene....

By washingtonpost.com editors  |  September 4, 2009; 6:48 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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No Delays On Bay Bridge

There are no delays on the Bay Bridge, according to the Maryland Transportation Authority South. There's a disabled vehicle on the westbound side, in the far-right lane, on the main span of the bridge, but it should be moved shortly. Traffic cameras show vehicles moving steadily....

By Mark Berman  |  September 4, 2009; 6:45 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Three Lanes Closed On Inner Loop In Maryland [Updated -- All Lanes Open]

6 P.M. UPDATE: The Maryland State Highway Administration says that all lanes are now open. The lanes reopened at about 5:55 p.m., the state police said. ORIGINAL POST: Three of the four lanes on the inner loop of the Beltway are closed because a tractor-trailer jackknifed at I-495 and River Road. The accident, the second to occur in Montgomery County since the evening rush began, was called into the Maryland State Police just before 5 p.m. State troopers and State Highway Administration representatives are on the scene working to clear it. The state police also said that nobody needed a trip to the hospital. Read about the rest of the roads in my roundup of Beltway traffic....

By Mark Berman  |  September 4, 2009; 5:33 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Accident on I-495 and Georgia Avenue

An accident took place a short time ago on the Beltway at MD 97/Georgia Ave. The accident was called into the Maryland State Highway Administration at 4:25 p.m. More information as we get it.... 5 P.M. UPDATE: The Maryland State Police that it's a relatively minor accident, with nobody needing to be taken to the hospital. The accident took place on the outer loop of the Beltway closer to Connecticut Avenue (MD 185) than Georgie Avenue (MD 97). Three vehicles were involved, and everything is on the shoulder. As of 5 p.m., the accident was almost cleared. However, the state police did note that it's still the Friday of a holiday weekend, so people should already expect gridlock and lengthy commutes home. Read about the rest of the roads in my roundup of Beltway traffic....

By Mark Berman  |  September 4, 2009; 4:47 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Beltway Roundup As Evening Rush Begins

[6:30 P.M. UPDATE below the original post.] [ORIGINAL POST, 4:25 P.M.] For those of you who stayed in town, stayed at work until the end of the day and just want an easy drive at the end of your week -- here's a roundup of traffic at random points around the Beltway: I-495 in Northern Virginia is pretty close to a parking lot. The Inner Loop at the American Legion Bridge is lurching along haltingly, at Old Dominion Drive it's moving a bit better, and the southbound traffic at the Dulles Toll Road/Route 267 is downright depressing. In Annandale, traffic heading north on 495 at the Little River Turnpike might as well be driving those "Flinstones" cars where you pedal with your feet. (In other words, a baby could walk faster than they're moving.) However, the further south you get, the slightly better it becomes. At I-95/I-495 at Van Dorn...

By Mark Berman  |  September 4, 2009; 4:24 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Accident On Bay Bridge Eastbound

The Maryland Department of Transportation is reporting a collision on US 50 Eastbound, prior to exit 37. That's the first exit once you cross over the Bay and onto Kent Island (passing the airport). 3:55 P.M. UPDATE: The accident was a minor fender bender at 3:14 p.m. and was cleared out by 3:39 p.m., according to the Maryland Transportation Authority Operations Center South. They reported that all lanes are moving right now....

By Mark Berman  |  September 4, 2009; 3:37 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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I-95 Southbound Slow, Possibly Through Evening Rush Hour

Traffic is going to be heavy and move slowly on I-95 South from now until about 8 p.m., said Virginia Department of Transportation spokeswoman Joan Morris. While there are no incidents or problems to report, it's going to be slow going for the foreseeable future. From the traffic we can see on the traffic cameras, it doesn't get too bad until you hit Route 123 (past Lorton). Then it's pretty congested by the time you're in Woodbridge. (There are spots where it doesn't seem so bad, but they are mirages. Don't let them fool you.) It's still bad as far south as Stafford. Once you get further south, it does appear the traffic lessens. But be aware. 3:30 P.M. UPDATE: The Virginia Department of Transportation reports that major delays due to congestion can be expected at mile marker 148.3 in Prince William County (near the Stafford County line) -- traffic...

By Mark Berman  |  September 4, 2009; 2:40 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Accident on I-95 Northbound Causing Delays

A multi-vehicle accident on I-95 North at mile marker 156 (in Prince William County) is causing backups for 2 miles, the Virginia Department of Transportation reported. The left and center lanes are closed (as is the left shoulder)....

By Mark Berman  |  September 4, 2009; 2:33 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Updates on Accidents on Both Sides Of The Bay

Accidents and delays on Route 50 on both sides of the Chesapeake Bay caused delays for travelers heading in both directions. The incident on the eastern side was at Route 50 and Skipton Creek Road; the westbound right lane was closed, but has since been reopened. So there is one lane still closed on the westbound side, two lanes open on the eastbound side. 3:45 P.M. UPDATE: All westbound lanes of Route 50 are now open, according to the Maryland State Police. The incident on the western side of the bay, as reported earlier, caused delays near exit 31. Traffic cameras still show a big slowdown at Sandy Point, so plan for that....

By Mark Berman  |  September 4, 2009; 1:52 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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The Weekend and Beyond

Va. HOV Lanes Beginning Tuesday, Sept. 8, the I-95/395 HOV lanes will return to their standard schedule, remaining open to all traffic southbound from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays. The lanes will re-open northbound to all traffic at 11 p.m. Since early August, the southbound HOV hours for all traffic had been extended to accommodate increased summer traffic and lane closures associated with the I-95 widening project in Fairfax and Prince William counties. Returning to the standard HOV schedule will continue to help alleviate delays, as the construction requires overnight lane closures on northbound I-95 in coming weeks. http://www.vamegaprojects.com/lane-closures/closure-maps/08302009/ HOT Lane Construction Beginning Thursday night, Sept. 10 , steel beams will be lifted into place for a new bridge at I-66 west over I-495 south. Motorists can expect I-495 south total lane closures from 9:30 p.m. to 5 a.m. Monday through Thursday nights for the next two...

By Ashley Halsey  |  September 4, 2009; 1:18 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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I-95 South Slowing Down South Of Woodbridge

Judging from the traffic cameras, I-95 South is moving smoothly until you get to the southern part of Woodbridge. At Dale City, near Northern Virginia Community College, it starts to get slow, and continues that way until at least mile marker 137 (near the Stafford Regional Airport). When you get south of Fredricksburg, it appears to move smoothly again....

By Mark Berman  |  September 4, 2009; 12:23 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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One Lane Closed On Route 50 Westbound

3:45 P.M. UPDATE: Westbound lanes are all open now, according to the Maryland State Police. UPDATE: As of 1:45 p.m., one westbound lane of Route 50 (on the eastern side of the Bay) is still closed. ORIGINAL POST: There's still one lane closed going westbound on Route 50, due to an early morning accident involving two tractor-trailers on Route 50, east of 404. The Maryland State Police reported that the accident happened at 1:50 a.m., and lanes going in both directions were shut down for a time. By 10 a.m., they had opened all but one lane going westbound. So for anybody heading in the direction of D.C., be advised....

By Mark Berman  |  September 4, 2009; 11:25 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Accident on Bay Bridge Slows Eastbound Traffic

12:15 P.M. UPDATE: All eastbound and westbound lanes are open on Route 50 before exit 32, according to the Maryland Department of Transportation Web site. The eastbound shoulder is now closed. But traffic is still slowly ebbing along at Sandy Point. 12 P.M. UPDATE: Traffic cameras are showing that US 50 eastbound slows to a crawl right about when you reach Sandy Point. So if you're heading out now, be aware. ORIGINAL POST: One of the eastbound lanes on the Bay Bridge is closed due to an accident, according to the Maryland Department of Transportation. It's on the Anne Arundel County side of the bridge, and eastbound traffic is seeing delays beginning at exit 31 (Whitehall Road). That's 1.1 miles from the toll plaza. [This post has been updated]...

By Mark Berman  |  September 4, 2009; 10:50 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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The Trek to the Beach Begins

Traffic still moves smoothly through the toll booths at the Chesapeake Bridge and the usual backup at the Severn River has yet to develop, but traffic is beginning to pickup on eastbound Route 50 in Annapolis, so if the want to beat the rush to the beach it's time to get rolling down the highway....

By Ashley Halsey  |  September 4, 2009; 9:53 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Metro Riders on the Closure of Reagan Airport Station Over Holiday Weekend

By Washington Post Editors  |  September 4, 2009; 8:06 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (12)
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Clear Sailing South and West

If you're headed for a weekend in the Maryland or West Virginia Mountains, or southbound to Williamsburg, Kings Dominion or other Virginia destinations for the weekend, now's a great time to be rolling. U.S. I-95 southbound and U.S. I-70 west are clear sailing. Commuter traffic normally is a bit lighter on a Friday, and it looks particularly light as we roll into Labor Day Weekend....

By Ashley Halsey  |  September 4, 2009; 7:50 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Beach Points Bulletin: No Traffic Now

If you're not lucky enough to be at the beach already, now's the hour to make your escape for what is shaping up as a spectacular weekend. The Chesapeake Bay Bridge folks promised that traffic would be moving smoothy early today and they were right on the money. There are no delays at the tolls and getting across the bay is a snap. Not surprisingly, given that, traffic on the Eastern Shore is flowing well too....

By Ashley Halsey  |  September 4, 2009; 7:26 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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A Reverse Course on Planned Course Reversal

A change in traffic patterns that was scheduled for today, Thursday, along the Old Gunpowder Road Bridge over I-95 has been postponed until Tuesday, Sept. 8 at 9 a.m....

By Ashley Halsey  |  September 3, 2009; 2:06 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Increased Police Presence During Student Commute

Metro Transit Police are adding officers to trains during the hours when students commute in an effort "to reinforce messages about acceptable behavior, set expectations for students who ride Metro to and from school, and address concerns from riders about disruptive minors," according to a statement from Metro Transit Police Chief Michael A. Taborn. Officers will patrol Metrorail stations, areas near schools, as well as trains and buses with large student populations to "encourage students to keep moving, discourage them from loitering and remind them about appropriate behavior while riding Metro," Taborn's statement said. Officers will visit schools, and PTA meetings to speak with students, parents, and school officials about issues that may carry over into the neighboring areas and the Metro system after school. Students will receive written warnings and may be arrested. Metro has set up a special hotline for anyone who sees individuals under 18 acting disorderly....

By washingtonpost.com editors  |  September 3, 2009; 11:14 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Weekend Tips for Crossing the Bay Bridge

Getting across the Chesapeake Bay Bridge this busy holiday weekend will be a breeze if you travel during hours when most people would rather be sleepin, eating or sitting on the beach, according to an advisory issued by the Maryland Transportation Authority. They say the best times to travel the Bay Bridge are: • Thursday - before 3 p.m. and after 10 p.m. • Friday - before noon and after 10 p.m. • Saturday - before 7 a.m. and between 5 and 10 p.m. • Sunday - between 7 and 11 a.m. and after 10 p.m. • Monday - before 11 a.m. and after 10 p.m....

By Ashley Halsey  |  September 3, 2009; 10:57 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Traffic Alert: Metrobus Strikes Woman at Connecticut and Florida Avenues NW

Read our latest updates to this story. A Metrobus turning right from Connecticut Ave. onto Florida Ave. in Northwest struck a woman who appeared to be jogging at 8:35 a.m., according to Metro spokeswoman Taryn McNeil. The woman, whose name has not been released, was transported to George Washington University Hospital with life threatening injuries, McNeil said. MPD Officer Helen Andrews said that the major crash investigation unit is on the scene. This is standard procedure when it appears there is a potentially fatal crash. The bus, number 4262, was not in service at the time of the accident. The driver was heading to the Northern Bus Garage, McNeil said. She said that the driver, who will be placed on paid administrative leave pending the outcome of an internal investigation, will be given a drug and alcohol test, as is standard operating procedure. -James Hohmann Note: This post has been...

By Ashley Halsey  |  September 3, 2009; 10:55 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (23)
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Left Lane of Outer Loop Blocked at Am. Legion Bridge

updated 6:34 a.m. The left lane of the Capital Beltway's outer loop is blocked on the American Legion Bridge because of a boat that fell off its towing trailer earlier this morning. There are substantial backups from the Beltway to the lower end of I-270, for vehicles traveling southbound from Maryland over the Potomac River and into Virginia. A tow truck has arrived on the scene to remove the truck, but authorities say there is debris in the road and delays should be expected until the site is cleaned up....

By Washington Post Editor  |  September 3, 2009; 6:06 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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Traffic Alert: D.C. Streets Reopened

District police report that the following roads, which had been closed by a crime scene, are now reopened: Minnesota Avenue between Benning Road, NE and B Street, SE; and Riggs Road between Minnesota Avenue, SE and Anacostia Avenue, SE....

By Ashley Halsey  |  September 2, 2009; 3:53 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Traffic Alert: Crime Scene Closes D.C. Streets

Due to police activity, the following closures will be in effect through the evening rush hour Wednedsay: Minnesota Avenue between Benning Road, NE and B Street, SE; and Riggs Road between Minnesota Avenue, SE and Anacostia Avenue, SE. Drivers should expect delays and plan alternative routes to their destinations. Traffic will be rerouted to Pennsylvania Avenue, SE and Benning Road, SE....

By Ashley Halsey  |  September 2, 2009; 3:11 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Traffic Alert: Accident on I-95 in Prince George's

Prince George's County police and paramedics are on the scene of a serious accident on the Beltway near Old Gunpowder Road. One person is reported trapped in a vehicle. Expect delays. Road Essentials: Incident Map | Traffic Cams | Key Routes...

By Ashley Halsey  |  September 2, 2009; 1:46 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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New Hampshire Avenue Lane Shifts Next Week

If the weather allows, traffic on New Hampshire Avenue (MD 650) will be shifted next Wednesday and Thursday, Sept. 9-10, near Bonifant Road/Good Hope Road to allow for construction of the permanent northbound MD 650 Bridge over the future $2.5 billion Intercounty Connector (ICC). During this two-day transition, crews will shift southbound MD 650 slightly to the right and northbound MD 650 to the left, adjacent to the southbound lanes separated by concrete barrier. SHA will install concrete barrier to provide a temporary hiker/biker path along the eastside of MD 650, which will help maintain pedestrian access through the work zone. Motorists should expect temporary lane closures during the traffic pattern change. The traffic shift along southbound MD 650 will begin south of Bonifant Road/Good Hope Road and continue to Colesville Manor Drive. On Thursday night, Sept. 10, crews will shift northbound MD 650 beginning north of the Orchard Way...

By Ashley Halsey  |  September 2, 2009; 11:26 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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Lanes Closing on I-70 in Frederick County

There will be lane closures this Fall in connection with a $3.4 million project to improve about seven miles of westbound I-70 between west of I-270 and Hollow Road, west of the City of Frederick. In addition to resurfacing, state highway crews will widen the shoulders at four emergency vehicle crossovers along I-70 between I-270 and Hollow Road. There will be no closures over Labor Day weekend. In the weeks after then, crews will close a single lane of westbound I-70 Sunday 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. and Monday through Thursday 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Additionally, nighttime double-lane closures are possible along the three lane section climbing Braddock Mountain. More than 72,000 vehicles travel along this section of I-70 each day so motorists should expect delays....

By Ashley Halsey  |  September 2, 2009; 11:04 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Live Q&A, Friday at Noon: Holiday Weekend Travel

AAA has projected that the number of Americans traveling on vacation this Labor Day weekend will be heavily impacted by when the holiday falls on the calendar. Approximately 39.1 million travelers are expected to take a trip of 50 miles or more away from home, a decrease of 13.3 percent from 2008. Labor Day fell on Sept. 1 last year allowing for a long weekend trip before a new school year started in many regions of the country. This year it's later, Sept. 8. Lon Anderson, director of Public and Government Affairs at AAA Mid-Atlantic, will be online Friday, Sept. 4, at Noon ET to discuss travel conditions along the roadways, gas prices, travel tips and accommodations and Metro's plans to shutter Reagan National Airport Station this weekend, forcing travelers to use shuttle buses. Join the discussion....

By Mike McPhate  |  September 2, 2009; 10:15 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Commuter Alert: Orange Line Delays Cleared at New Carrollton

Updated, 9:59 a.m.: The mechanical problems on Metro have been cleared. Service is back to normal. Original Post: Metro Orange Line trains are delayed in both directions at New Carrollton because of a train experiencing mechanical difficulties. Trains are sharing a single track in the area....

By Washington Post Editors  |  September 2, 2009; 9:32 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
 
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Traffic Alert: Westbound 50 in Prince George's

In Prince George's County, westbound Route 50 is backed up at the Beltway by an accident with injuries....

By Ashley Halsey  |  September 2, 2009; 7:03 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Traffic Alert: I-295 North is Blocked

A multi-car accident at I-295 and Firth Sterling Avenue in Southeast Washington has blocked three lanes of Northbound I-295....

By Ashley Halsey  |  September 1, 2009; 4:50 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Five Injured in Southeast Metrobus Accident

A car clipped a Metro bus with 50 passengers in Southeast at 9:25 a.m. and five possibly injured customers have been transported to a local hospital, Metro spokesman Steven Taubenkibel said. The P17 bus traveling to Farragut Square was heading northbound on South Capitol St. when an automobile heading southbound on the same street made a left turn toward Malcolm X Ave. and "clipped the bus," Taubenkibel said. "It was a very minor incident," he added. The bus driver will be placed on paid administrative leave pending the outcome of an internal investigation into the cause of the accident, he said. The fire department has responded to the scene....

By James Hohmann  |  September 1, 2009; 10:03 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
 
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Traffic Alert: Pennsylvania Avenue Southeast

Expect a traffic snarl in the vicinity of Pennsylvania Avenue and Carpenter Street in Southeast Washington. Police are setting up a search area and using K-9 units to search for two men who fled from a car that was reported stolen. Another vehicle was struck as police pursued the stolen car. Road Essentials: Incident Map | Traffic Cams | Key Routes...

By Ashley Halsey  |  September 1, 2009; 9:51 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Traffic Alert: Serious Accident in Prince George's

A serious accident has backed up traffic on Brinkley Road which feeds into the St. Barnabas Road interchange with the Beltway in Prince George's County. A victim of the accident, which occurred near Fisher Road, has been flown out by helicopter....

By Ashley Halsey  |  September 1, 2009; 7:59 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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VDOT Opens Construction Lanes for Weekend

To ease travel during the Labor Day holiday weekend, the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will open those lanes temporarily closed for construction or maintenance on major highways and roads. The lanes will be open from noon Friday, Sept. 4, until noon Tuesday, Sept. 8. Long-term construction zones with concrete barriers and orange barrels will remain in place....

By Ashley Halsey  |  August 31, 2009; 2:41 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Traffic Alert: Inner Loop Delays, Prince George's

A serious accident is blocking two lanes of the inner loop of the Beltway near Route 450 in Prince George's County. Ambulances are on the way. Road Essentials: Incident Map | Traffic Cams | Key Routes...

By Ashley Halsey  |  August 31, 2009; 2:28 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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What's Ahead on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge

Temporary closures of the Bay Bridge's westbound span continue during off-peak, overnight hours as construction crews finalize preparations for the last phase of the westbound re-decking effort. Drivers can expect temporary steel roadway plates to be placed across the westbound lanes as early as Sept. 9 so the bridge can fully reopen to traffic each morning following overnight construction. Due to the Labor Day holiday, closures of the westbound span are scheduled only for Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday nights this week. After Labor Day, weather and traffic volumes permitting, the westbound span could close nightly Monday through Saturday as early as 8 p.m., with all lanes reopened by morning rush hour (later openings permitted on weekends). Drivers arriving at the bridge after 8 p.m. should expect delays. Eastbound parapet repairs continue during overnight hours, with one eastbound lane closing Sundays from 9 p.m. to midnight and full eastbound span closures...

By Ashley Halsey  |  August 31, 2009; 12:39 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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The Week Ahead in Traffic and Transit

Construction of the Dulles Corridor Metro Project will require additional road closings this week. The Leesburg Pike service road will be closed at Industrial Way on Friday, Sept. 4 from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. Chain Bridge Road south will be closed at International Drive beginning tonight and continuing through Thursday, Sept. 3, from 9:30 p.m. until 5 a.m. The right lane of International Drive north will be closed near Chain Bridge road during those hours on the same evenings. The right lane of Leesburg Pike west will be closed at Westpark Drive from 9:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. through Thursday, Sept. 3. On Friday it will be closed from 9:30 a.m. until noon. Metro will have a Riders' Advisory Council meeting Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. The meetings are open to the public and held in the lobby level meeting room at Metro's headquarters, 600 5th Street, N.W. Those...

By Ashley Halsey  |  August 31, 2009; 12:07 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Commuting , Congestion , Construction , Metro  
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Metro Alert: Back on Track

Earlier delays on Metro's Yellow/Green line because trains had trouble switching tracks at Mt. Vernon Square have been resolved and Metro says trains are running on time....

By Ashley Halsey  |  August 31, 2009; 9:06 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
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Traffic Alert: Kennedy and Madison, NE

A water main break is reported at Kennedy and Madison streets in Northeast Washington. It shouldn't cause problems on major arteries, but anyone who uses Kennedy as a bail-out route from Eastern Aveue will run into the orange cones of a work crew....

By Ashley Halsey  |  August 31, 2009; 7:58 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Commuting , Congestion  
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