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WASHINGTON — New safety improvements are in place on the Springfield Interchange for drivers getting onto the 495 Express Lanes heading north. The upgrades are a direct response to a fatal car crash that happened there…
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A minor lane shift on the Inner Loop of the Beltway caused some major delays over the weekend.
To save a few minutes off on their commute through Virginia,
many travelers pay to use the 495 Express Lanes. Now, commuters can get a
week of rides in the fast lanes.
Gravel caused problems Wednesday morning for drivers on the
Inner Loop of the
Capital Beltway between U.S. 50 and Md. 202.
All lanes of the Outer Loop of the Beltway are closed after Route 29 in Maryland because of a crash with a major fuel spill.
Road work will close three lanes on the Inner Loop of the Capital Beltway starting Wednesday night, for the next two evenings.
Three lanes of the Inner Loop will be closed to traffic overnight for emergency bridge work in Prince George\’s County.
One of the busiest highways in the Washington metro area is a likely place for a wreck. This
4-mile stretch has high demand and possibly an out-of-date design.
All lanes of the Inner Loop of the Capital Beltway at U.S. 50/John Hanson Highway, in Prince George\’s County, have reopened after a fatal accident.
Virginia\’s Department of Transportation
hopes to open the left shoulder on a 1.5-mile stretch of the Inner Loop of the Capital Beltway during
both rush hours starting late next year.
This weekend marks one year since the 495 Express Lanes opened, but drivers still struggle with whether a consistently fast commute — even during rush hour — is worth the price.