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Another crossing between the American Legion Bridge and Point of Rocks over the Potomac River could alleviate the traffic-riddled Interstate 495 by taking traffic away from the Capital Beltway, but differences between Maryland and Virginia may make it unlikely.
There will be intermittent full lane closures on the Outer Loop of the Beltway at Route 7 Leesburg Pike at Exit 47. The closures could last up to 30 minutes at a time.
State police say an 87-year-old Pennsylvania man was behind the wheel of a pickup truck that rear- ended a tractor-trailer on the Capital Beltway - killing him and his two passengers.
Lane closures associated with the Wilson Bridge Project continue this week on the Capital Beltway near Telegraph Road, with lanes affected during daytime and overnight hours.
An ongoing paving project in Virginia is expected to cause delays during rush hours for the next few weeks.
It happens so often because of all the construction on our roads: A change is made to a travel pattern, and traffic becomes worse in a location.