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Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 10/11/2011

Delays on I-66 East in VA

8:35 A.M. Update:

The accident on southbound Frederick Avenue/MD 355 at Education Boulevard in Gaithersburg has been cleared and the lanes reopened.

An accident on 19th Street at Dupont Circle could snarl traffic around the circle. Avoid the immediate area if possible.

There’s also an accident at Connecticut Avenue and M Street in Northwest Washington.

Delays persist on I-66 East around Chain Bridge Road. The right shoulder remains blocked on I-66 East near Ox Road.

8:10 A.M. Update:

The right shoulder remains blocked on eastbound I-66 near Ox Road.

8 A.M. Update:

The debris on I-270 South at Rockledge Boulevard was cleared and all lanes reopened.

An accident on southbound Frederick Avenue/MD 355 at Education Boulevard in Gaithersburg is blocking two southbound lanes. Avoid this road if possible.

7:50 A.M. Update:

Now the vehicle fire on eastbound I-66 near Ox Road is only blocking the right shoulder, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation.

The accident on eastbound I-66 at Chain Bridge Road has been cleared and the lane reopened.

7:40 A.M. Update:

A vehicle fire on eastbound I-66 near Ox Road is blocking all lanes and the left shoulder. Only the right shoulder is open.

7:35 A.M. Update:

Debris on I-270 South at Rockledge Boulevard is blocking one lane and one of the shoulders.

There's an accident on eastbound I-66 at Chain Bridge Road and the right lane is blocked. Expect congestion approaching this spot.

An accident on the outer loop of the Beltway at I-66 is blocking the left shoulder.

An accident on the inner loop of the Beltway at Arlington Boulevard is blocking the right shoulder.

The accident on I-95 North in Woodbridge has been cleared and the lanes reopened. Expect delays to linger.

7:15 A.M. Update:

Traffic is slowing down on I-395 North around Seminary Road. Expect delays.

6:55 A.M Update:

An accident on I-95 North in Woodbridge is blocking the right lane and right shoulder. Expect delays approaching this area.

The inner loop of the Beltway is congested approaching Gallows Road.

6:40 A.M. Update:

An accident on eastbound I-66 at Chain Bridge Road is blocking the left shoulder and causing some delays right now.

6:25 A.M. Update:

The disabled vehicle on the outer loop of the Beltway at Braddock Road has been cleared from the shoulder.

The accident on eastbound I-66 just east of Chain Bridge Road has also been cleared from the shoulder.

A disabled vehicle on the outer loop of the Beltway near the Springfield Interchange is blocking the right shoulder.

Original Post:

Good morning, commuters! Cloudy skies and cooler temperatures return to the region, though rain isn’t expected until later, according to the Capital Weather Gang. We’ll be keeping an eye on the roads and rails this morning, reporting any delays or issues — and we will need your help: If you hear about any congestion, delays, problems or anything at all, tell us in the comments section below or by tweeting @drgridlock.

So far:

— An accident on I-95 North at the Springfield Interchange is blocking the right shoulder. There are delays approaching this spot.

— An accident on eastbound I-66 just east of Chain Bridge Road is blocking the left shoulder. There are also delays approaching this area.

— A disabled vehicle on the outer loop of the Beltway at Braddock Road is blocking the right shoulder.

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