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Water main breaks continue to snarl evening traffic

A second water main has broken in Montgomery County, closing a part of River Road likely through rush hour Tuesday evening.

Tuesday - 03/19/2013, 09:25pm EDT

Tags: Capital Beltway, river road


Man sentenced to 30 years in Md. kidnapping case

Terron White was sentenced Friday after pleading guilty last August to two counts of kidnapping. Authorities say White carjacked Elyssa Samuels with her son inside the vehicle and drove them from Baltimore to the Capital Beltway.

Friday - 03/08/2013, 08:32pm EST

Tags: kidnapping, Capital Beltway, courts, crime


Surgeons work to reattach injured firefighter's arm

A West Lanham, Md., firefighter injured during an early morning Beltway crash underwent nine hours of surgery Wednesday to reattach his arm, which was severed in the wreck.

Thursday - 01/31/2013, 10:04am EST

Tags: West Lanham, Md., firefighters, traffic crash, Capital Beltway

Md. Beltway lane closures at Kenilworth Ave. through Thursday

Beginning Tuesday night, Dec. 11, and continuing nightly through Thursday, Dec. 13, the Maryland State Highway Administration will close three lanes of the Beltway Inner loop at Maryland Route 201/Kenilworth Avenue. The closures are needed for work on the Kenilworth Avenue overpass above the Beltway.

Wednesday - 12/12/2012, 02:47pm EST

Tags: traffic, construction, Kenilworth Avenue, Capital Beltway

Beltway Express Lanes given a test

A number of test vehicles started cruising the brand new lanes this week. The test is all about the electronics of the road.

Wednesday - 08/15/2012, 03:06pm EDT

Tags: Express Lanes Project, E-ZPass, Capital Beltway

Beltway construction near Wilson Bridge wraps up

The days of rush-hour lane closures that created major traffic jams on the Capital Beltway between Springfield and the Woodrow Wilson Bridge are over. Beltway construction related to the bridge is done.

Monday - 08/06/2012, 07:32am EDT

Tags: Wilson Bridge Project, wilson bridge, Kristi King, Capital Beltway

Eastbound Dulles Access closed overnights

Overnight drivers heading east from Dulles International Airport this week on the airport's access highway will be detoured onto the Dulles Toll Road.

Tuesday - 05/08/2012, 09:38am EDT

Tags: Dulles International Airport, Dulles Toll Road, Capital Beltway

Procession for killed Balto. soldier to impact Tues. commute

Commuters should expect some heavy traffic Tuesday along the Capital Beltway for an early morning funeral procession of a Maryland military officer who died in Afghanistan.

Tuesday - 03/20/2012, 03:22am EDT

Tags: Major Robert J. Marchanti, Evans Funeral Chapel, Parkville, Capital Beltway, Arlington National Cemetery, Afghanistan

A look inside: Beltway express lanes will change your commute

It's a project that could significantly change the way you commute, but there are plenty of questions about how the express lanes being built on the Virginia side of the Capital Beltway will function.

Tuesday - 01/10/2012, 04:41am EST

Tags: hot lanes, Capital Beltway, E-ZPass

Beltway HOT lanes getting a name change

WTOP has learned the new HOT lanes on the Capital Beltway will be formally designated as "Express Lanes" on highway signs, with an E-Z Pass logo positioned alongside.

Thursday - 01/05/2012, 02:11pm EST

Tags: hot lanes, hov lanes, Capital Beltway

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