Potholes opened up on northbound Route 4 on the deck of the bridge over the western branch of the Patuxent River. Crews with the Maryland State Highway Administration temporarily patched the holes Wednesday morning.
The District wants to add signs banning right turns on red lights to another 100 intersections by July, but the Department of Transportation is concerned the measure could mean more traffic and more accidents.
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.
In the future, Northern Virginia commuters could be offered cash to change their commutes. Artificial intelligence could analyze traffic in real time. Incentives could be offered to drivers to change the time they leave, their routes or the modes of transportation they use.
“It’s essentially to increase awareness, pedestrian safety and to keep the flow of traffic going,” said a Maryland legislator of his proposal. A ticket for such an offense would be a civil violation and result in a $100 fine.
The no turn on red changes require public comment, which is open through Feb. 5. Comments could support or oppose the change specific intersections, or speak more broadly, such as calls for the ban to apply at even more intersections.
Beginning Wednesday night, the Virginia Department of Transportation will put up new signs raising the speed limit from 60 to 65 mph on a 9.5-mile segment of I-64.
The funeral procession for former President George H.W. Bush will close a number of roads across the Metropolitan area on Wednesday as the late president’s body is brought to the National Cathedral for services.
A water main break in Silver Spring, Maryland was still being repaired on Monday morning, likely leading to traffic delays for morning commute along George and Connecticut avenues in the affected area.
How can transportation from Richmond, Virginia, to Baltimore, Maryland, be improved? A business-backed “Blueprint for Regional Mobility” released Monday is offering solutions for the region.
A chemical leak caused authorities to shut down the heavily-used Delaware Memorial Bridge in both directions on Sunday night.
A record-breaking number of people were predicted to be traveling for the Thanksgiving holiday this year, and drivers around Reagan National were critical of the airport’s effort to manage departure traffic at the end of the holiday weekend.
Instead of having a person with a long pole with “Stop” and “Slow” signs attached in highway work zones, the Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administration will test the use of an automated flagger assistance device (AFAD).
Unlike in previous years, Tuesday, not Wednesday, is expected to be the worst traffic day this Thanksgiving season. Here’s what you can expect.
Alexandria leaders reject the notion that Amazon’s move to Northern Virginia will tangle up traffic. “We are focusing on ways to keep people moving in lots of different ways to get people around and we know we’re going to be able to do that,” said Alexandria Director of Transportation and Environmental Services Yon Lambert.
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.