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Copperheads on the move: How to avoid them

Two people were recently bitten by copperhead snakes and taken to the hospital. So how can you avoid a snakebite?

Sunday - 08/25/2013, 05:43am EDT

Tags: snakebite, Venom, George Washington Parkway, Randi Martin, Maryland Department of Natural Resources

Another bridge across Potomac River unlikely

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.

Tuesday - 06/25/2013, 12:24pm EDT

Tags: Hank Silverberg, George Washington Parkway, American Legion Bridge, david versel, Capital Beltway, I-495

2 dozen area parks eliminate trash cans, not trash

Trash cans have been removed from more than two dozen parks along the George Washington Memorial Parkway in an effort to force visitors to pick up after themselves. The National Park Service says the move will also better use staff, who no longer have to empty trash cans.

Tuesday - 05/28/2013, 03:10pm EDT

Tags: National Park Service, George Washington Parkway, Kristi King, trash

Security increased at Washington Parkway Classic

Security will be stepped up at Sunday's Washington Parkway Classic after the attacks in Boston.

Saturday - 04/20/2013, 11:49am EDT

Tags: Teresa Chambers, U.S. Park Police, George Washington Parkway, road race, security measures, Neal Augenstein

George Washington Parkway reopens after fatal accident

The George Washington Parkway was shut down for several hours in Alexandria, Va., following a fatal crash Monday morning.

Monday - 11/19/2012, 11:52am EST

Tags: George Washington Parkway