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Weekend Wakeup: Rock 'n' Roll, St. Patrick's Day events bring road closures

Travel by train, bus and car will be difficult in Washington this weekend as the Rock 'n' Roll Marathon and Half Marathon will block a number of streets throughout the city on Saturday.

Friday - 03/15/2013, 05:14pm EDT

Tags: Metrorail, bridge work, parade

Fix needed for U.S. 1 traffic 'nightmare' between Quantico and Fort Belvoir

Commuters traveling the 25 miles from the Quantico Marine Corps Base to Fort Belvoir know how frustrating the stop-and-go trip along U.S. 1 can be. Prince William County officials say they hope state funding will be allocated for two major projects to improve traffic flow.

Thursday - 03/14/2013, 04:51am EDT

Tags: Ari Ashe, fort belvoir, quantico, sprawl and crawl, commute, BRAC, U.S. 1

U.S. 29, a popular alternate to I-95 in Maryland

It's known by several names: U.S. 29, Colesville Road and Columbia Pike. It's also a road many people use to commute between D.C. and Baltimore to avoid the hassle of Interstate 95 or the Baltimore-Washington Parkway.

Wednesday - 03/13/2013, 04:37am EDT

Tags: Ari Ashe, sprawl & crawl, I-95, Colesville Road, i-29

Weekend Wakeup: Spring brings travelers, time change

It's time to spring ahead! Sunday morning's time change means you'll lose an hour of sleep an hour of Metro service. Plus expect more cars on the area's highways as spring traffic ramps up. That and more in your Weekend Wakeup.

Friday - 03/08/2013, 05:48pm EST

Tags: Metrorail, bridge work, Silver Line, Daylight saving time, st. patricks day

Weekend Wakeup: Reagan airport Metro station closed

Weekend track work will slow Metro riders on four of the system's five rail lines, including travelers heading to Reagan National Airport.

Saturday - 03/02/2013, 11:24pm EST

Tags: Weekend Wakeup, Metro, Alexandria, st. patricks day

Man killed in head-on crash with Fairfax police cruiser identified

A Fairfax County police officer had to be cut from his cruiser after a driver going the wrong way on Little River Turnpike slammed into his cruiser, police say.

Thursday - 02/28/2013, 09:56am EST

Tags: beltway, little river turnpike

Weekend I-95 closures planned in Richmond

Bridgework will close lanes along Interstate 95 in Richmond all weekend. Delays are expected.

Wednesday - 02/27/2013, 05:02pm EST

Tags: I-95, bridge work, Richmond, Va.

How would sequestration impact traffic?

The gridlock in Congress over finding a way to avoid sequestration could actually mean less gridlock on D.C.-area roads.

Tuesday - 02/26/2013, 04:47pm EST

Tags: sequestration, AAA Mid-Atlantic, john townsend, Dick Uliano

Gray: All options on table to fix D.C. congestion

D.C. Mayor Vince Gray says new transportation strategies will need to be explored to accommodate the area's growing population.

Sunday - 02/10/2013, 04:45pm EST

Tags: Vince Gray, congestion,

Overnight full lane closures on I-495 for Feb. 5

There will be intermittent full lane closures on the Outer Loop of the Beltway at Route 7 Leesburg Pike at Exit 47. The closures could last up to 30 minutes at a time.

Monday - 02/04/2013, 05:43pm EST

Tags: amy freedman, beltway, lane closures, I-495

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