The long-term repairs will keep the right lane on the GW Parkway closed for at least 10 weeks once the contractor is ready for work, the National Park Service said Friday.
One lane of the northbound George Washington Parkway will remain closed indefinitely, as the National Park Service continues to develop a long-term fix for an enormous sinkhole that opened up last month and initially blocked the roadway for days.
One lane on the northbound George Washington Parkway opens Tuesday afternoon, after having been closed since a sinkhole opened up Friday evening.
The northbound George Washington Parkway will remain closed at least through the end of Tuesday morning’s rush hour, the National Park Service said Monday.
Both northbound lanes of the George Washington Memorial Parkway from Virginia 123, Chain Bridge Road, to Interstate 495 will remain closed Sunday. The National Park Service hopes to have at least one northbound lane open in time for the Monday evening rush hour, weather dependent.
The National Park Service is working to evaluate the situation and repair the sinkhole as soon as possible. The southbound lanes are not impacted by the closure.
The George Washington Parkway has fully reopened to traffic Saturday after disruptive closures caused by a large sinkhole that compromised the road Friday morning.
The northbound lanes of a major stretch of the George Washington Parkway in Virginia will remain closed through the weekend as road crews and engineers assess a large sinkhole that opened up underneath the road following heavy rain Thursday night.
The 17th Street sinkhole has been complicating downtown travel since it dropped in last week — back before the partial government shutdown ended. Now, it’s serving as yet another obstacle for federal workers who just want to get back to work.
Crews in the District are digging into a busy roadway and shoring up the area around a large hole that opened up on 17th Street, Northwest, about a block from the White House.
A water main break in the 3500 block of 6th Street in Southeast D.C. created a major sinkhole Tuesday morning — one that caused vehicles to teeter on the edge of crater. DC Water says it will take eight to 10 hours to fix. See photos.
The work to fix the sinkhole that opened up on Father Hurley Boulevard in Germantown, Maryland, continued Tuesday despite occasional downpours.
According to workers on the scene, a metal pipe in the median of Father Hurley Boulevard that was designed to drain water into a creek rusted and collapsed, causing the sinkhole. Workers say it may take two to three weeks to replace the pipe.
The sinkhole was first reported on earlier this week, and was confirmed by White House groundskeepers. It appears the hole formed close to White House deputy press secretary Hogan Gidley, spawning no shortage of jokes on social media.
The washout caused a massive hole that nearly swallowed a parked car and flooded two homes.
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