Leesburg Pike eastbound reopens
Update (9 a.m.): The accident on Leesburg Pike eastbound has been cleared. Expect delays to continue. Volume throughout the area remains heavy.
Update (8:40 a.m.): One lane now gets by on Leesburg Pike eastbound. Expect delays to continue. Volume throughout the area remains heavy.
Update (8:30 a.m.): Television reports are showing that some of the cars involved in the accident are being transported from the scene on Leesburg Pike at Colvin Run Road, but the eastbound lanes remain closed.
Update (8:15 a.m.): Delays continue throughout the area.
A photo of the accident scene is available here.
Update (8 a.m.): Serious delays continue. Dulles Toll Road appears to be a preferable alternate to the Georgetown Pike.
Update (7:47 a.m.): Serious delays are building on Leesburg Pike all the way back to the Farifax County Parkway. The best route appears to be to divert at the parkway and take the Dulles Toll Road as an alternate.
Update (7:35 a.m.): Television reports show four cars involved in the accident. One is on its roof, another is on its side.
A multi-car accident on Leesburg Pike at Colvin Run has closed eastbound lanes. Television reports show a serious accident with significant damage. According to Trafficland, motorists must exit or turn around. Avoid the area and seek alternate routes.
December 16, 2009; 7:27 AM ET
Categories: Advisories , Commuting , Congestion
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