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Posted at 07:15 AM ET, 08/15/2011

Delays on I-66 East, I-95 North, Dulles Toll Road

9:20 A.M. Update:

The eastbound Dulles Access Road is closed near Trap Road due to an accident involving a SuperShuttle van. Justin Jouvenal has more on Crime Scene. The left lane of the eastbound Dulles Roll Road, which was closed earlier, has reopened.

Southbound Baltimore-Washington Parkway is barely moving from Baltimore heading to Washington, reports the Post’s Frances Sellers. Northbound traffic heading into Baltimore seems fine.

Additionally, if you’re planning on using the parkway and need gas, make sure to have cash available. Some gas stations can’t take credit and debit cards, Sellers reports.

9 A.M. Update:

An accident is blocking the left lane on the eastbound Dulles Toll Road near Trap Road. The access road near Trap Road is blocked by the accident. There are extremely heavy delays on the eastbound Dulles Toll Road, so expect major headaches in that area.

There are heavy delays on I-66 East at the Beltway and on I-95 North approaching the Springfield Interchange.

An accident at 1st and H streets in Northwest Washington could slow traffic around that intersection.

Traffic signals are reportedly still flashing at 13th and Euclid streets and at 9th and S streets in Northwest Washington.

8:35 A.M. Update:

Traffic signals are reportedly flashing at 13th and Euclid streets in Northwest Washington.

8:25 A.M. Update:

An accident is blocking the left lane on the eastbound Dulles Toll Road near Trap Road. The access road near Trap Road is blocked by the accident.

The police and fire activity in the 2200 block of M Street NW has been cleared. The accident at 15th Street and Independence Avenue in Southwest Washington has also been cleared.

8 A.M. Update:

Traffic lights are reportedly flashing at 9th and S streets in Northwest Washington. Remember to treat such intersections as a four-way stop.

Police and fire department activity in the 2200 block of M Street NW could cause traffic problems there, so try to avoid that area.

An accident at 15th Street and Independence Avenue in Southwest Washington could cause delays.

7:40 A.M. Update:

The inner loop lanes have reopened south of Leesburg Pike.

7:35 A.M. Update:

The accident on eastbound I-66 at U.S. 50/Lee Jackson Highway has been cleared, but delays remain approaching this spot.

7:15 A.M. Update:

Eastbound I-66 remains backed up approaching Lee Jackson Highway due to the earlier accident.

The accident on the inner loop of the Beltway continues to block the two center lanes, but it is apparently a bit south of where it was originally reported. It’s just south of Leesburg Pike.

An accident on I-395 North at Glebe Road is blocking the right shoulder and causing delays approaching that spot.

7 A.M. Update:

An accident on the inner loop of the Beltway at Chain Bridge Road is blocking the left and right center lanes.

6:30 A.M. Update:

An accident on eastbound I-66 at U.S. 50/Lee Jackson Highway is causing heavy delays approaching this spot.

The disabled vehicle has been cleared from the inner loop at Braddock Road.

6:15 A.M. Update:

The disabled vehicle on the outer loop before the Springfield Interchange has been cleared. There is now a disabled vehicle on the inner loop at Braddock Road.

Original Post:

Good morning, commuters. We’ll be keeping tabs on any headaches, issues or problems we hear about on the roads this morning. Make sure to tell us about anything you see out there — either in the comments below or via Twitter (@DrGridlock).

So far:

Disabled vehicles on the outer loop of the Beltway (before the Springfield Interchange) and I-395 North (after King Street) are blocking the right shoulders in those locations. These could cause delays.

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