Northbound lanes were closed at the George Washington Parkway before the Memorial Bridge due to police activity Sunday afternoon. Arlington County police said that a car crashed into the water and a suspect connected to a robbery was taken into custody. Roads reopened after almost five hours of investigation.
As commuters in the D.C. area complain about potholes, the National Park Service continues to be chronically underfunded to fix area roads. With current funding, roads and some trails would continue to crumble due to continually deferred maintenance, with a goal of keeping the highest priority paved roads just above poor condition.
A complete rebuild of much of the George Washington Parkway, including an overhaul of the interchange with Virginia Route 123, is expected in coming years.
Summer often features lower traffic volumes and quicker commutes but not everyone is seeing relief. Some drivers near Arlington have been coping with the side-effects of the new, long-term work zone on the George Washington Parkway north of the Spout Run Parkway.
Drivers on the George Washington Parkway got their first glimpse of the new traffic pattern north of Spout Run Parkway early Monday. The WTOP Traffic Center explains how it went and how long it will last.
The National Park Service is warning D.C.-area drivers of work on the George Washington Parkway that will reduce lanes and probably spark delays starting Monday.
Forty people were rescued from their flooded vehicles on the George Washington Parkway after heavy rain left standing water on the roadway Tuesday afternoon.
A work zone will narrow and reduce the number of lanes on part of the George Washington Memorial Parkway later this month and last for about a month, the National Park Service said.
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.
Starting on June 11, crews will be working on a portion of the George Washington Parkway in Arlington, Virginia. The work could cause some traffic headaches in the coming weeks.
Prepare for disruption if your Sunday morning plans include the George Washington Parkway between Alexandria and Mount Vernon.
Five months after a 25-year-old Virginia man was shot by United States Park Police officers and died from his injuries, the FBI has denied another lawmaker’s request for an update in the federal investigation.
Bijan Ghaisar, a 25-year-old accountant from McLean, was killed by U.S. Park Police after a pursuit on the George Washington Parkway last November.
Dashcam video of the pursuit and shooting of Bijan Ghaisar on the George Washington Parkway was released earlier this week. Ghaisar, 25, of McLean died two weeks after U.S. Park Police officers chased him down. Under Park Police policies, eluding police is not itself a pursable offense. Officers have to believe a felony has occurred or that a suspect is a threat. The policies further explain when officers should use deadly force.
A man who led U.S. Park and Fairfax County police on a chase on the George Washington Parkway is in critical condition.
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.