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Road closures to avoid this holiday weekend

For D.C. area residents sticking around this weekend, there will be plenty of Memorial Day weekend events to check out and plenty of road closures to go with them including rolling closures along Interstate 66.

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Recreation.gov: We have people’s vacations in our hands

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