Who Can Use the Virginia Bridges? Here's Who...
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
David A Nakamura
January 15, 2009; 2:25 PM ET
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