The District wants to add signs banning right turns on red lights to another 100 intersections by July, but the Department of Transportation is concerned the measure could mean more traffic and more accidents.
Tuesday’s State of the Union address will lead to a host of road closures and other restrictions n the area around the U.S. Capitol, where President Donald Trump will address a joint session of Congress at 9 p.m. See where and when they’ll go into effect.
The incident happened about 5:18 p.m.on the Blue Line train in the area of the Stadium-Armory Metro stop Friday, Feb. 1, according to police.
Almost 2,500 Dominion customers were reported without power as at the height of the outage Monday morning. Dominion says that the problem was an issue with an underground cable.
Fourteen people were injured Saturday in West Virginia in a charter bus accident, officials said.
Virginia lawmakers have rejected a plan to add tolls to Interstate 81 to pay for $2 billion in upgrades that would improve safety and traffic flow.
Although Metro has made “significant progress” in reducing track defects and electrical fires, it has failed to fully consider other problems such as nonelectrical fires, “which represent about 30 percent of all fires on the system,” the report found.
Soon after Virginia announced its plans to extend Express Lanes almost three miles from Tysons Corner to the American Legion Bridge, Maryland has confirmed a new bridge will be equipped to handle extra traffic.
Speaking live on WTOP Wednesday, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam said the four road projects announced Tuesday will help relieve some of Northern Virginia’s worst traffic problems — and said the ball is in Maryland’s court regarding the American Legion Bridge.
Attention, Montgomery County drivers: Starting next week and lasting until the beginning of March, drivers on Interstate 270 in Gaithersburg will encounter evening lane closures and brief periods overnight when all lanes temporarily close, Maryland State Highway Administration says.
Rider and driver safety issues have continually plagued ride-share services, but progress has been made since the companies were founded nearly a decade ago.
Metro wants to extend its reduced rail service hours for track maintenance for at least another year — and Mayor Muriel Bowser hasn’t been shy to let Metro know she’s unhappy the rail system is not ready to restore full service.
The Commonwealth of Virginia and Transurban agreed Tuesday to $1 billion of four road projects in Northern Virginia which are expected to ease congestion in the region.
Both Prince George’s and Montgomery counties saw the number of alcohol-impaired traffic fatalities double. In Prince George’s County, 34 people died in 2017, compared with 17 in 2016. In Montgomery County, eight died in 2017 and four in 2016.
Authorities say 27-year-old Thomas Hawks, of White Plains, Maryland was driving under the influence on his way home from a Redskins game when he crashed into the Mejia family’s car on the evening of Dec. 30.
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