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Virginia officials added some details to inauguration transportation rules including the definition of what exactly is an “authorized vehicle” that will able to cross the Potomac River Bridges.

They include emergency vehicles, taxicabs, for-hire limos and car service, buses (defined as any vehicle that seats 16 or more passengers, including driver), transit and commuter buses, charter buses, school buses, church buses, airport/hotel shuttle buses and large vans.

Only those vehilces will be allowed access to northbound I-395 and eastbound I-66 inside the Capital Beltway after 3 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 20. The restrictions will be lifted after 7 p.m.

I-66 Westbound will be HOV-2 beginnng at 4 p.m. on Tuesday until Wednesday at 9 p.m. in order to help clear traffic out of the city.

By Eric M. Weiss

By David A Nakamura  |  January 15, 2009; 2:25 PM ET  | Category:  Transportation
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On Monday and Tuesday, how can I get from Old Town Alexandria in Virginia to National Airport, and from the airport to the Washington Convention center?

On Tuesday, at what time is the G.W. Parkway open for traffic going south to reach the evening Balls?

Posted by: sopho1 | January 18, 2009 11:39 PM | Report abuse

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