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Posted at 06:04 AM ET, 07/24/2012

Accident on Dulles Toll Road cleared

9:13 A.M. Update:

The issue involving Metro vending machines not accepting debit or creit cards has been resolved, according to Metro spokesman Dan Stessel. They still don’t know what caused the issue.

9:10 A.M. Update:

There are vending machine issues being reported throughout the Metro system, with some machines having problems accepting debit or credit cards. Metro doesn’t know what is causing this, and technicians are working on the problem, according to Metro spokesman Dan Stessel.

8:55 A.M. Update:

The power has been restored at the Woodley Park Metro station, according to Metro.

8:45 A.M. Update:

The accident on the westbound Dulles Toll Road near Wiehle Avenue/Route 828 has been cleared and all lanes reopened.

8:30 A.M. Update:

An accident on southbound Kenilworth Aenue at Eastern Avenue was briefly blocking a lane, but it has been cleared and all lanes are open.

8:15 A.M. Update:

The accident on the westbound Dulles Toll Road near Wiehle Avenue/Route 828 is still blocking the right two lanes

8:05 A.M. Update:

If you’re heading to the Woodley Park Metro, the power is reportedly out.

7:45 A.M. Update:

A disabled vehicle on I-395 North at the 14th Street Bridge is causing delays. It’s unclear exactly where the vehicle is, but expect added congestion heading that way.

7:30 A.M. Update:

Amtrak train 151 is running at least an hour late, according to the Maryland Transit Administration. MARC train 892 is running 8 to 10 minutes late.

7:10 A.M. Update:

The accident on the westbound Dulles Toll Road near Wiehle Avenue/Route 828 is now blocking the right two lanes. The left two lanes are open and moving.

6:55 A.M. Update:

MARC Penn Line riders: Amtrak train 151 is going to run an hour behind schedule, according to the Maryland Transit Administration.

6:50 A.M. Update:

The accident at Connecticut and Cathedral avenues NW has been cleared and all lanes reopened.

6:45 A.M. Update:

The accident on the westbound Dulles Toll Road near Wiehle Avenue/Route 828 is still blocking the right three lanes.

6:35 A.M. Update:

MARC Penn Line riders, Amtrak train 151 is running at least 30 minutes late.

6:25 A.M. Update:

One southbound lane has reopened on Connecticut Avenue at Cathedral Avenue NW.

6:12 A.M. Update:

The D.C. police are now reporting that the accident at Connecticut and Cathedral avenues NW is temporarily blocking southbound Connecticut Avenue in addition to blocking eastbound Cathedral Avenue. They also tweeted a photo of the scene.

6:10 A.M. Update:

An accident on the westbound Dulles Toll Road near Wiehle Avenue/Route 828 is blocking the right three lanes, with only the left lane able to move right now. The airport access lanes are not affected.

6:05 A.M. Update:

An accident on Connecticut and Cathedral avenues NW is blocking eastbound traffic on Cathedral Avenue. Expect issues around this intersection and avoid the area.

Original Post:

Good morning, commuters! 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 see or hear about any congestion, delays or problems, tell us in the comments section below or by tweeting @drgridlock.

The heat continues today, with some scattered thunderstorms potentially arriving this afternoon, according to the Capital Weather Gang.

The International AIDS Conference at the Washington Convention Center continues all week. The conference could impact traffic around the convention center and increase congestion on the Metro, with crowding possible at the Mount Vernon Sq/Convention Center and Gallery Place/Chinatown stops. (Follow our conference liveblog here.)

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