A large group of motorcyclists converged on the Capital Beltway, disrupting traffic Sunday afternoon by crowding lanes, driving dangerously and even raising smoke while doing stunts.
Two early Friday morning incidents involving tractor-trailers caused traffic delays and lane closures on the Inner Loop of the Capital Beltway — and one ongoing incident in Montgomery County may affect morning commuters.
A review of fender benders, side-swipes and pile-ups recorded via the WTOP Traffic Center’s incident database over the past years shows where and when Beltway crashes are most likely to happen.
“The state has no plans that show anybody’s houses being taken,” Hogan told reporters Tuesday. But some residents don’t believe the proposed widening can be done without it.
Thousands of drivers zooming through the Suitland Road Bridge work zone area on the Capital Beltway in Prince George’s County, Maryland, are getting caught by the speed cameras in place since last year.
For residents who live in the area of Georgetown Pike and the Capital Beltway, congestion from cars using their neighborhoods as a cut-through can leave them trapped in their driveways.
One man was killed and another man is in the hospital after a driver hit their car parked on the right shoulder lane in the area of the Woodrow Wilson Bridge on Wednesday night.
Virginia plans an HOV enforcement campaign on Interstate 66 inside the Capital Beltway to ensure solo drivers are not simply cheating their way to a free ride.
The “red x” or green arrow that can open up an extra lane to traffic on Interstate 66 will switch off for the final time Friday night between Virginia Route 123 and the Capital Beltway.
Maryland transportation leaders are suggesting several possible ways to reduce congestion on the Capital Beltway in the state and part of Interstate 270, and they want to know what residents think.
The ramp from Virginia Route 193/Georgetown Pike to the Inner Loop, just before the American Legion Bridge into Maryland, would be closed from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. on weekdays.
There’s no timeline yet for when the pain is coming, but rehabilitation plans are being finalized for the north end of the George Washington Parkway, and construction will cause congestion.
If you felt like traffic around the D.C. area was particularly awful Wednesday, it really was: The effects of a fatal crash on the Woodrow Wilson Bridge rippled throughout the Capital Beltway.
All lanes on the Outer Loop of the Capital Beltway in Montgomery County have reopened following bridge resurfacing work.
With Maryland’s plans to add toll lanes to the entire length of the Capital Beltway within its borders, Virginia is now looking at possibly extending its existing Beltway toll lanes northward to the Maryland line.