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Gold Cup, road and bridge work to bungle weekend traffic

Track work will cause delays on four Metro lines this weekend. Plus expect detours on I-66 over the Potomac and delays in Fauquier County. Express Lanes construction will shut down the HOV lanes on both Interstate 95 and 395. That and more in your Weekend Wakeup.

Friday - 05/03/2013, 03:38pm EDT

Tags: traffic, 95 Express Lanes Project, roosevelt bridge, suitland parkway, Gold Cup, Great Meadows Park, brain tumors, Dulles rail project, metro, dave dildine

New traffic patterns at Union Station unveiled

Long-planned improvements in the flow of traffic at one of D.C.'s worst traffic circles are now a reality.

Thursday - 05/02/2013, 08:45pm EDT

Tags: Union Station, Columbus Plaza, Vincent Gray, Eleanor Holmes Norton, john aaron

Weekend Wakeup: Expect parades, races and overnight construction

A short race through Capitol Hill on Saturday, the Chinese New Year Celebration on Sunday and numerous events in between will likely keep parking at a premium in the District and Metro will continue its track work this weekend.

Sunday - 02/10/2013, 02:54am EST

Tags: metro, Chinese New Year, parades, race

Weekend Wakeup: Bridge work, single tracking and cold temps

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.

Friday - 01/25/2013, 05:26pm EST

Tags: Weekend Wakeup, traffic, metro, Route 50, Courthouse Road, March for Gun Control

Weekend Wakeup: Warm weather, parade rehearsals to slow down drivers

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.

Sunday - 01/13/2013, 02:41am EST

Tags: Weekend Wakeup, dave dildine, traffic, inauguration, metro

Construction alleviates traffic at Gallows Rd. and Rt. 29

Northern Virginia drivers are enjoying a smoother ride now that some long-standing congestion has been relieved.

Saturday - 01/12/2013, 07:31am EST

Tags: gallows road, Route 29, Kathy Stewart

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, Kenilworth Avenue, Capital Beltway

Va. lawmaker proposes higher gas tax to pay for road construction

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.

Friday - 11/16/2012, 01:26pm EST

Tags: gas tax, toll roads, Neal Augenstein

Wilson Bridge Project closures this week

Wilson Bridge construction will close roads during the day and overnight this week.

Monday - 10/01/2012, 08:47pm EDT

Tags: Wilson Bridge Project, traffic blog

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