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Ways to avoid miles-long delays during summer getaways

Travelers returning from holiday weekend getaways Sunday found themselves stuck in stop-and-go traffic for hours, and it was some of the worst traffic WTOP's Director of Traffic and Transit Operations has ever seen.

Monday - 07/07/2014, 06:17pm EDT

Tags: Fourth of July, beach traffic, holiday traffic, I-95,

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Repairs this week to close US Route 50 overnight

Wednesday - 06/25/2014, 08:10am EDT

Tags: Route 50,

Should more roads be like highways?

If the region has outgrown its roads, and there really is no room for expansion -- as Virginia Transportation Secretary Sean Connaughton says, then what's the solution?

Thursday - 06/14/2012, 04:33am EDT

Tags: Adam Tuss, sprawl & crawl, transportation, Jim Battagliese

Brace for closures and delays on U.S. 50

Later this month, Arlington drivers will find their commutes disrupted as the Virginia Department of Transportation revamps the interchanges on U.S. 50/Arlington Boulevard at Courthouse Road and 10th Street. The 10th Street Bridge will be demolished and rebuilt. The roadwork will require some short- and long-term closures.

Wednesday - 03/14/2012, 09:34am EDT

Tags: Adam Tuss, Route 50, vdot, Arlington, sprawl & crawl

Arlington eyes real time travel system for Route 50

Arlington County plans to install a real-time travel system for the highway that will tell all drivers how long it takes to get from one point to another, from one end of the county to the other.

Friday - 12/30/2011, 01:48pm EST

Tags: Arlington, Route 50, real-time travel, Clarendon Boulevard, Wilson Boulevard, Glebe Road