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Posted at 07:23 AM ET, 09/20/2013

Park(ing) Day turns metered spots into temporary parks in D.C.

Some of D.C. public parking spots will be transformed into temporary public parks in celebration of Park(ing) Day on Friday.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:23 AM ET, 09/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C., D.C. roads, D.C. traffic, D.C. transportation, District Department of Transportation

Posted at 11:09 AM ET, 08/27/2013

How to navigate Wednesday’s March on Washington anniversary events

What you need to know to navigate the roads, rails and crowds on Wednesday.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  11:09 AM ET, 08/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  commuter buses, commuter rail, Commuting, D.C., D.C. roads, D.C. traffic, D.C. transportation, Metro, Metrorail, Morning commute, morning traffic, Virginia traffic

Posted at 06:15 AM ET, 07/30/2013

Water main break closes street in Northeast D.C.

All lanes of I Street between 19th and 20th streets in Northeast are closed.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:15 AM ET, 07/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C., D.C. roads, D.C. traffic

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 07/26/2013

Crash blocks I-295 South at Pennsylvania Avenue

A crash has closed all southbound lanes of I-295 at Pennsylvania Avenue Friday morning.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  09:30 AM ET, 07/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Commuting, D.C., D.C. roads, D.C. traffic, I-295, Maryland traffic, Morning commute

Posted at 08:53 AM ET, 07/19/2013

Oil leak, missing manhole cause street closing in Northeast D.C.

By Nicole Chavez  |  08:53 AM ET, 07/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Commuting, D.C. roads, Metrobus

Posted at 07:28 AM ET, 06/11/2013

U Street NW reopens following police-involved accident

U Street is closed between 12th and 14th streets in Northwest, and 13th Street is closed between V and S streets.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:28 AM ET, 06/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C., D.C. roads, D.C. traffic

Posted at 06:35 AM ET, 06/10/2013

All inbound lanes briefly blocked on the District's 11th Street Bridge

All inbound lanes of the 11th Street Bridge are closed due to an accident.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:35 AM ET, 06/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Commuting, D.C., D.C. roads, D.C. traffic, District Department of Transportation, Morning commute, morning traffic

Posted at 09:16 AM ET, 06/06/2013

Streets reopen after Frager's Hardware fire on Capitol Hill

Several streets in the Capitol Hill neighborhood are closed to traffic Thursday morning.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  09:16 AM ET, 06/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C., D.C. roads, D.C. traffic, D.C. transportation, District Department of Transportation, Morning commute, morning traffic

Posted at 10:44 AM ET, 05/22/2013

Sinkhole snarls traffic in downtown D.C. on Wednesday

As expected, a street closures due to a sinkhole caused delays during the morning rush.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  10:44 AM ET, 05/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C., D.C. roads, D.C. traffic

Posted at 01:31 PM ET, 05/13/2013

The District's pothole-fixing campaign tops numbers from last year

Potholepalooza, the District's annual war on potholes, doesn't end for another week. But crews have already fixed more potholes than they repaired during last year's month-long campaign.

By Mark Berman  |  01:31 PM ET, 05/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C., D.C. roads

Posted at 10:55 AM ET, 04/16/2013

Officials urge safe driving in work zones

Construction zone safety has become a major issue in recent years.

By Ashley Halsey III  |  10:55 AM ET, 04/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. roads, D.C. traffic, Maryland traffic, traffic, Virginia traffic

Posted at 06:17 AM ET, 04/10/2013

Police activity impacts traffic around McPherson Square

The blocks between H and K streets and 14th Street and Vermont Avenue were closed to traffic. The Vermont Avenue entrance of the McPherson Square Metro station also was closed .

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:17 AM ET, 04/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Commuting, D.C. roads, D.C. traffic, D.C. transportation, Metro, Metrorail, Morning commute, morning traffic

Posted at 07:50 AM ET, 03/25/2013

Spring snow makes for messy morning commute

This morning's "boom" of snow is causing traffic and travel headaches across the D.C. region.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:50 AM ET, 03/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Beltway, Commuting, D.C. roads, D.C. traffic, Maryland traffic, Morning commute, morning traffic, Virginia traffic

Posted at 05:57 AM ET, 03/19/2013

Northbound Connecticut Ave. remains partially closed after water main break

Some Chevy Chase residents have lost power and officials have issued mandatory water restrictions.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  05:57 AM ET, 03/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Commuting, D.C. roads, D.C. traffic, Maryland traffic, Morning commute

Posted at 12:36 PM ET, 03/15/2013

St. Patrick's Day Parade to close D.C. streets

The St. Patrick's Day Parade in D.C. will close multiple streets on Sunday and will likely create delays.

By Mark Berman  |  12:36 PM ET, 03/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. roads, D.C. traffic

Posted at 12:28 PM ET, 03/15/2013

Rock 'n' Roll Marathon closures, Metro advisories

The Rock 'n' Roll Marathon will close streets on Saturday in D.C., creating delays and snarling Metrobus service

By Mark Berman  |  12:28 PM ET, 03/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. roads, D.C. traffic

Posted at 02:19 PM ET, 03/12/2013

Sinkhole closes Adams Morgan street

Biltmore Street is closed between 19th Street and Cliffbourne Place NW.

By Mark Berman  |  02:19 PM ET, 03/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. roads, D.C. traffic, Sinkhole Alert

Posted at 08:09 AM ET, 03/05/2013

Red line delays on Metro due to disabled train

Red line trains are facing 25- to 30-minute delays in both directions due to a disabled train outside Bethesda.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  08:09 AM ET, 03/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Commuting, D.C. roads, D.C. traffic, D.C. transportation, Metro, Metrobus, Metrorail, Morning commute, morning traffic

Posted at 04:46 PM ET, 02/28/2013

Street sweeping returns to D.C.

Residential street sweeping is returning to D.C., and with it comes the related parking restrictions.

By Mark Berman  |  04:46 PM ET, 02/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C., D.C. roads, The District

Posted at 07:06 AM ET, 02/14/2013

Icy conditions cause accidents, delays in Washington area

Slick road conditions due overnight snow and ice is causing accidents and delays across the Washington area Thursday morning.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:06 AM ET, 02/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Beltway, capital beltway, Commuting, D.C. roads, D.C. traffic, Maryland traffic, Morning commute, traffic, Virginia traffic

Posted at 06:48 AM ET, 01/31/2013

High water, strong winds cause trouble for drivers, air travelers

Last night's heavy rains may have subsided, but residual flooding, high water and downed trees are causing problems on local roadways this morning.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:48 AM ET, 01/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Commuting, D.C. roads, D.C. traffic, Maryland traffic, Morning commute, morning traffic, Virginia traffic

Posted at 04:37 PM ET, 01/30/2013

Eastbound Southeast Freeway lanes closing on Thursday night

The District Department of Transportation plans to close a stretch of the eastbound Southeast Freeway on Thursday evening, and it won't reopen until mid-2014 or later.

By Mark Berman  |  04:37 PM ET, 01/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. roads

Posted at 06:04 AM ET, 11/12/2012

Monitoring the Monday morning commute

We're keeping an eye on the roads and rails this morning.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:04 AM ET, 11/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  A.M. traffic, Beltway, commuter buses, commuter rail, Commuting, D.C. roads, dc traffic, Dr. Gridlock:, Maryland traffic, Metro, Morning commute, morning traffic, Virginia traffic, WMATA

Posted at 02:11 PM ET, 11/06/2012

Suspicious vehicle closes streets near White House [UPDATE: Streets reopening]

Several streets near the White House are closed as D.C. police investigate a suspicious car or package in the 1700 block of H St., NW, according to authorities.

By Peter Hermann  |  02:11 PM ET, 11/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. roads, D.C. traffic, district roads, district traffic, The District

Posted at 02:45 PM ET, 10/12/2012

Getting to Nationals Park

Here are some tips for getting to and from Nationals Park for Friday's Game 5.

By Mark Berman  |  02:45 PM ET, 10/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  bikeshare, capital bikeshare, circulator, Commuting, D.C. roads, D.C. traffic, Metro, Metrobus, Metrorail, Nationals, Nationals Park, nationals park commuting, nationals park congestion, nationals park traffic, nats, WMATA

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 10/11/2012

Nationals/Cardinals, Game 4: Liveblogging traffic and transit

We're monitoring traffic and transit before, during and after Game 4 of the Nationals/Cardinals series.

By Mark Berman  |  03:00 PM ET, 10/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Commuting, D.C. roads, D.C. traffic, Metro, Metrobus, Metrorail, Nationals, Nationals Park, nationals park commuting, nationals park congestion, nationals park traffic, nats, WMATA

Posted at 02:18 PM ET, 10/04/2012

Taste of D.C. will close downtown streets all weekend

Several roads will close in downtown Washington this weekend for the Taste of D.C. food festival.

By Mark Berman  |  02:18 PM ET, 10/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. road closures, D.C. roads, road closures, Taste of D.C., The District

Posted at 12:56 PM ET, 10/02/2012

Broad Branch Road closing for two hours Wednesday

Broad Branch Road NW will be closed Beach Drive and Brandywine Street for two hours on Wednesday.

By Mark Berman  |  12:56 PM ET, 10/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C., D.C. roads, The District

Posted at 12:23 PM ET, 09/10/2012

Bay Bridge lane closures, Ride On changes and more: The week ahead for traffic, transit

Ride On has some schedule changes, and the Bay Bridge will experience lane closures and delays.

By Mark Berman  |  12:23 PM ET, 09/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  the week ahead, roads, dc roads, dc traffic, metro, ride on, telegraph road, bay bridge