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Bridge work brings detours to traffic along Route 50 in Virginia and Metro restarts single tracking. That and more in this week's edition of Weekend Wakeup.
Expect more drivers to hit the region's roads this weekends as the warm air moves in. However little construction work is expected and will help keep lanes open but a parade rehearsal Downtown will cause headaches for drivers.
Northern Virginia drivers are enjoying a smoother ride now that some long-standing congestion has been relieved.
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.
State Sen. John Watkins (R-Powhatan) proposed a plan that would increase Virginia's gas tax from 17.5 cents a gallon to 31.5 cents a gallon. The 14-cent increase would eliminate the need to add more toll roads.
Wilson Bridge construction will close roads during the day and overnight this week.
New Hampshire Avenue will become a two-way street and new sidewalks will be installed between Dupont Circle and Washington Circle.
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For over a year and a half, the Reflecting Pool on the National Mall has not done any reflecting.
District of Columbia leaders and advocates will be rallying in defense of a requirement that local residents be hired to work on city-funded construction projects.