Maryland may shift to a tolling structure in an effort to reduce congestion and encourage carpooling on both Interstate 270 and the Capital Beltway.
Emergency repairs to a crumbling Capital Beltway bridge in Prince George’s County are expected to cause delays for southbound drivers early this weekend. The work starts around 9 p.m. Friday and can last up to noon on Saturday.
As Maryland looks for ways to tackle congestion on Interstate 270 and the Capital Beltway, a proposed bill aims to straighten out plans to expand the often-gridlocked roadways.
The Outer Loop of the Capital Beltway was blocked before Old Georgetown Road in Montgomery County.
In theory, elected officials in Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties have 9 billion reasons to get behind the Hogan administration’s efforts to ease traffic congestion in the notoriously traffic-plagued capital region. So far, it isn’t working out that way.
The Transportation Climate Accountability Act of 2019 would require a comprehensive study of the anticipated greenhouse gas emissions and air pollution of any state-funded highway project or a project being built through a public-private partnership.
Heads up, Maryland drivers. A busy ramp on the Capital Beltway in Prince George’s County is set to close this week as part of a major effort to build newer, wider bridges over Md. 214/Central Avenue in Largo.
The driver was able to climb out of the vehicle on his own, before the car sunk below the waterline. He taken to the hospital with injuries that are not life-threatening.
Gov. Larry Hogan and Comptroller Peter Franchot voted in favor of the proposal, which will provide the money for studying the planning, final design and construction of the added capacity to the two major commuter routes. State Treasurer Nancy Kopp abstained, saying she remains skeptical of the plan.
Drivers who break the HOV rules on Interstate 66 Express Lanes will likely see flashing police lights in their mirrors Thursday, as the Virginia State police plan to crackdown during the morning and afternoon hours.
Unlike in previous years, Tuesday, not Wednesday, is expected to be the worst traffic day this Thanksgiving season. Here’s what you can expect.
Toll lanes around the Capital Beltway and I-270 in Maryland could be built in several separate phases and even operated by different companies under the latest plans released to industry insiders.
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 three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.