Delaware transportation officials say a bridge on a key East Coast interstate has fully re-opened after it was closed in early June because several supporting columns were tilting.
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.
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.
Lane closures associated with the Wilson Bridge
Project continue this week on the Capital Beltway
near Telegraph Road, with lanes affected during
daytime and overnight hours.
An ongoing paving project in Virginia is expected to cause delays during rush hours for the next few weeks.
It happens so often because of all the construction on our roads: A change is made to a travel pattern, and traffic becomes worse in a location.