Dr. Gridlock: I-66


Posted at 06:50 AM ET, 12/06/2013

Two lanes blocked on I-66 east

Two lanes blocked on I-66 east. Unknown how long road will be closed.

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  06:50 AM ET, 12/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  route 66 lanes closed

Posted at 10:23 AM ET, 10/18/2013

Work to begin on second ‘spot improvement’ for I-66

Funding issues have strung out the set of three highway widenings inside the Capital Beltway.

By Robert Thomson  |  10:23 AM ET, 10/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dr. Gridlock Column, I-66, Virginia traffic, Virgnia Department of Transportation

Posted at 04:07 PM ET, 09/15/2013

Work to close ramp from Roosevelt Bridge to G.W. Parkway

Maintenance work will close a ramp leading from the Teddy Roosevelt Bridge (Interstate 66) for several hours each day over the next month.

By Mark Berman  |  04:07 PM ET, 09/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  I-66, Teddy Roosevelt Bridge, Virginia traffic

Posted at 05:58 AM ET, 08/13/2013

Fatal pedestrian crash on eastbound I-66 at U.S. 50

Only the left eastbound lane of I-66 is getting by after the early morning crash.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  05:58 AM ET, 08/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Commuting, I-66, Morning commute, morning traffic, traffic, Virginia traffic

Posted at 01:26 PM ET, 06/27/2013

Virginia asking private sector for ideas on I-66 improvements

Ideas include converting the HOV lanes to express toll lanes.

By Robert Thomson  |  01:26 PM ET, 06/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  495 Express Lanes, 95 Express Lanes, capital beltway, Dr. Gridlock Column, Interstate 66, Virginia Department of Transportation, Virginia traffic

Posted at 10:35 AM ET, 04/22/2013

Car fire blocks westbound lanes of I-66

A car fire is blocking both westbound lanes of I-66 at Glebe Road in Virginia, with delays expected to last for at least one hour.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  10:35 AM ET, 04/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. traffic, I-66, Morning commute, Virginia traffic

Posted at 05:32 PM ET, 02/22/2013

Metrobus crash on I-66 sends four to hospital

A crash involving a Metrobus on I-66 closed lanes and snarled traffic as the evening commute got underway. Four people were sent to the hospital.

By Mark Berman  |  05:32 PM ET, 02/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  I-66, Virginia roads, Virginia traffic

Posted at 06:14 AM ET, 01/22/2013

Brush fires along I-66 causing delays

Officials said crews are working to put out the fire, which is impacting traffic at Washington Boulevard.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:14 AM ET, 01/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Commuting, I-66, Morning commute, morning traffic, Virginia traffic

Posted at 04:45 PM ET, 11/21/2012

The Thanksgiving getaway so far

DR. GRIDLOCK | Things were quiet this morning on the region's roads and at area airports.

By Mark Berman  |  04:45 PM ET, 11/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  baltimore airport, bwi, bwi airport, dca, Dulles Airport, holiday getaway, Holiday travel, I-270, I-395, I-66, I-95, iad, maryland roads, national airport, reagan airport, Thanksgiving, Virginia roads

Posted at 06:09 AM ET, 06/29/2011

Accident snarls I-66 E. at Bull Run

We’ll be keeping track of the morning commute and any traffic headaches that come up.

By Kafia A. Hosh  |  06:09 AM ET, 06/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Capital Beltway, I-66

Posted at 06:05 AM ET, 06/27/2011

Delays on I-66 E.

A round up of Monday’s morning commute.

By Kafia A. Hosh  |  06:05 AM ET, 06/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Capital Beltway, Virginia, I-66

Posted at 05:45 AM ET, 07/13/2010

MD 410 blocked in Chevy Chase

A roundup of the morning commute

By Mark Berman  |  05:45 AM ET, 07/13/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Advisories, Advisories, Advisories | Tags:  i-66, md 410

Posted at 05:50 AM ET, 06/21/2010

I-495 North lane blocked at 50

A roundup of the morning rush hour.

By Mark Berman  |  05:50 AM ET, 06/21/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Advisories, Advisories, Advisories | Tags:  i-395, i-66, inner loop, morning commute, outer loop

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 06/16/2010

Beltway lanes blocked in VA

Here's a roundup of the headaches facing commuters this morning

By Mark Berman  |  06:00 AM ET, 06/16/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Advisories, Advisories, Advisories, Advisories | Tags:  i-66 east, i-95 north, morning commute

Posted at 05:15 PM ET, 06/08/2010

I-66 spot widening to start

This project, which has set outside-the-Beltway commuters against inside-the-Beltway communities, is scheduled to begin next week.

By Robert Thomson  |  05:15 PM ET, 06/08/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Construction, Construction, Construction, Construction | Tags:  Dr. Gridlock, I-66

Posted at 07:49 AM ET, 06/02/2010

I-66 East slow at Beltway

A roundup of the morning's commuting headaches.

By Mark Berman  |  07:49 AM ET, 06/02/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Advisories, Advisories, Advisories | Tags:  I-395 North, I-495 North, I-66 East