One of the drivers that D.C. Fire rescued has serious injuries. Three others with less serious injuries are also being treated.
The District Department of Transportation has chosen a preferred layout to double the number of tracks over the Potomac River to Arlington, Virginia, and also add a new way to walk or bike across the river.
While the area already has more than its share of traffic adversity, it could worsen even more, one expert warned, if such a dramatic event happens without more roads and bridges.
On Jan. 13, 1982, an Air Florida 737 crashed into the 14th Street Bridge and fell into the Potomac River while trying to take off during a snowstorm, killing a total of 78 people. See photos of the deadly crash.
As the region makes a list of projects it hopes will become reality in the next decades, a conversation is beginning about adding toll lanes into Washington and elsewhere as well.
Two southbound lanes of 14th Street NW have now reopened to traffic.
For longtime Washingtonians, it may be hard to believe that a generation has passed since the disaster that shocked the nation and led to much-needed changes to safety in the air.
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.