Amy Freedman, wtop.com
WASHINGTON – This weekend features major events including the The Army Ten Miler, the Best Buddies Challenge D.C. bicycle event and the Women in Military Service for America 15th Anniversary Vigil.
Part of B/W Parkway overnight closure extended all day Saturday
This weekend the Baltimore Washington Parkway is closed northbound Saturday at the West Nursery Road overpass north of BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport because of a problem with a bridge project.
The Maryland State Highway Administration says drivers should use I-95, Route 1 or Route 29.
The project involves replacing the two West Nursery Road bridges over the parkway. While removing the northbound deck early this morning, the load shifted and cannot be wheeled away.
The bridge deck is being re-secured and will be tested to make sure that it’s safe late Saturday. That decision will come later Saturday or Sunday morning.
Lane closures will begin again Saturday night at 9 p.m. with the full closure in place by 11 p.m. If you are traveling to the airport from the south you WILL be able to exit at I-195 to the airport but traveling from the north the last chance to exit will be 1-695 the Baltimore Beltway. If you continue to West Nursery Road you will be detoured along the West Nursery Road ramps. In anticipation of delays you may want to use I-95, MD 29 or U.S. Route 1 as alternate north-south routes. I-97 is also an option from points east.
I-270 Frederick County paving
On I-270 between Rt 80 Urbana and Rt 109 Hyattstown, one lane in each direction will be closed from 9p.m. Friday until 7 a.m. Saturday. This means that in that stretch I-270 will have only one lane running in each direction.
Rockville Pike resurfacing
Southbound Rockville Pike Route 355 near Tuckerman Lane, 2 left lanes will be closed starting Friday at 9 p.m. until Saturday at 2 p.m. for resurfacing
Route 50 John Hanson Highway paving
Friday night at 11 p.m., three lanes will be closed on Route 50 eastbound between MD 197 Collington Road and Rt 3/301 in Bowie. Lane closures will continue throughout the weekend until work is completed by 8 a.m. Sunday morning.
Dulles Access Road westbound full closure
The Dulles Access Road westbound will be closed between Wiehle Avenue and Reston Parkway from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. Friday night and then again from 3 a.m. to 5 a.m. Saturday morning for pedestrian bridge work.
Metro will open at 5 a.m. Sunday October 21, for the Army Ten Miler.
Friday 10 p.m. through Sunday the system has closures:
Saturday October 20:
Best Buddies Challenge The following streets will be closed as early as 6:00 a.m. and expected to reopen by 11:30 a.m.:
Howard University Homecoming Parade
The following streets will be closed beginning at 9:30 a.m. and should reopen by 1:00 p.m.:
Janney Elementary 5K
While not as large as some of the other events this weekend, this race will affect you if you live in the Tenleytown neighborhood. The following roadways will be closed to vehicular traffic beginning at 8:00 a.m. The race will form at Janney Elementary on Abermarle and 42nd Street NW, and will proceed over the following route:
Women in Military Service for America 15th Anniversary Vigil
Participants will walk from the Lincoln Memorial to Arlington National Cemetery across the Arlington Memorial Bridge starting at 6:45 p.m.
Between 5:30 p.m. and 9:00 p.m., Arlington Memorial Bridge Memorial Circle and Memorial Avenue will be closed to vehicular traffic.
Sunday October 20:
28th Annual Army Ten Miler
The race route will begin along Washington Boulevard (Route 27) in Arlington, Virginia and cross the Arlington Memorial Bridge into the District of Columbia. Once in the District of Columbia, runners will take the following route with the race also concluding in Arlington, Virginia:
The following streets will be intermittently closed along the race route beginning approximately at 7:30 a.m. and should reopen by 12:00 p.m.
The streets will immediately reopen once the runners complete their return portion of the route.
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