For a fourth year in a row, WTOP unearths six more rundown, abandoned highways in Maryland and Virginia. Ramble down these crumbling ghost roads if you dare; most are covered in underbrush and one is even submerged underwater.
Southbound commuters on the I-95 Express Lanes will be able to drive two miles deeper in Stafford County when a new section of the reversible road is scheduled to open, VDOT says.
A new traffic pattern on the Beltway near the I-270 Spur in Montgomery County caused an unusual backup and left some drivers scratching their heads on Monday.
The District’s busiest road, the Southwest Freeway, has towered above the Southwest Waterfront for decades. But the cluster of oyster shacks and fishing piers below it hasn’t been a popular driving destination — until now. Here’s what drivers and pedestrians should expect when the 24-acre redevelopment called District Wharf opens next month.
Highway signs are supposed to help, but in the District, some signs are having the opposite effect. See the signs around the District that may have drivers — and even pedestrians — scratching their heads.
Drivers probably won’t notice the testing for the lanes, a VDOT official said, I-66 tolling inside the Beltway is scheduled to begin on Dec. 4.
A soccer showdown is likely to cause significant traffic delays on Wednesday as Barcelona takes on Manchester United at FedExField. Commuters are being urged to use alternate routes.
Travelers heading to the Delaware beaches will encounter slowdowns this summer while construction crews widen Maryland Route 404 — a two-lane road that has witnessed at least a dozen fatal crashes since 2005.
Using hourly climate data from more than 800 weather stations, researchers with NOAA have mapped viewability percentages for the eclipse on August 21.
The region’s winter drought is trying to make a summer comeback. The National Drought Mitigation Center lists the D.C. area as abnormally dry, one step away from a moderate drought status.
Drivers can expect lengthy delays in Georgetown as utility work gets underway on Canal Road between the Whitehurst Freeway and Foxhall Road through next Monday.
Dozens of tornadoes and hail the size of grapefruits pummeled parts of the Central Plains on Monday, leaving at least two people injured. WTOP reporter and photographer Dave Dildine snapped stunning photos of the stormscapes.
Heading to the Eastern Shore or hitting Interstate 95 as part of your Memorial Day weekend getaway? Here’s what weekend travelers need to know to avoid the worst of the traffic.
With heavy rain in the forecast, D.C. officials say they are making progress in preventing problems with stormwater on low-lying areas of D.C. 295.
Westbound traffic on the Dulles Toll Road and Dulles Access Road should expect periodic delays overnight this week as crews replace the Route 7 overpass in Tysons Corner.
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.