Construction is expected to begin this spring to narrow Maryland Avenue between the Supreme Court on Capitol Hill and 14th Street Northeast. The road carries 11,000 vehicles a day.
D.C. is struggling to keep up with an onslaught of potholes that have only increased with last year’s record rainfall. “It’s going to take us five years to get out of the hole that we’re in,” one city official said.
Crews across the D.C. area are expecting a few challenges as more winter weather approaches, but transportation officials say their main priority is making sure roadways are properly treated, and have a common message for would-be drivers.
Weighing widening roads against providing better alternatives to sitting in traffic is a key focus for D.C., Maryland and Virginia’s transportation bosses.
A D.C. lawmaker is investigating why certain speed cameras in the District consistently rake in huge amounts of cash, saying many residents have complained to her that certain areas are simply speed traps.
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