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Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 01/31/2012

Keeping tabs on the Tuesday A.M. commute

8:50 A.M. Update:

A disabled vehicle on the northbound ramp from Firth Sterling Avenue to I-295 is blocking one lane.

The disabled bus on the westbound Southeast-Southwest Freeway has been cleared.

8:30 A.M. Update:

A suspicious package in Northeast Washington has closed the 1200 block of Wylie Street and the 800 block of 13th Street.

A disabled bus on the westbound Southeast-Southwest Freeway before the Third Street Tunnel is blocking one lane.

8:10 A.M. Update:

Metro reports that normal service has resumed on the Yellow Line outside of L’Enfant Plaza. Watch out for any lingering delays.

8 A.M. Update:

A disabled vehicle on the inner loop of the Beltway before the G.W. Parkway is blocking the right shoulder.

7:50 A.M. Update:

There are delays on the Yellow Line to Huntington due to a train malfunction outside of L’Enfant Plaza.

I-66 East is pretty slow approaching George Mason Drive in Arlington.

7:40 A.M. Update:

The accident on I-95 North in Lorton has been cleared from the left shoulder.

7:30 A.M. Update:

The accident on eastbound I-66 at Chain Bridge Road has been cleared from the left shoulder.

The accident on I-95 North in Lorton is still blocking the left shoulder.

7:10 A.M. Update:

The disabled vehicle on the outer loop of the Beltway at New Hampshire Avenue has been cleared and the lane reopened.

An accident on eastbound I-66 at Chain Bridge Road is blocking the left shoulder.

A disabled vehicle on the outer loop of the Beltway at the Leesburg Pike is blocking the right shoulder.

The accident on I-95 North in Woodbridge has been cleared from the right shoulder. The accident on I-95 North in Lorton is still blocking the left shoulder.

The accident on I-395 North at Seminary Road has been cleared from the right shoulder. Some delays remain.

6:55 A.M. Update:

An accident on I-95 North in Lorton is blocking the left shoulder.

6:45 A.M. Update:

The disabled vehicle on the outer loop of the Beltway at New Hampshire Avenue is blocking one outer loop lane.

6:35 A.M. Update:

A disabled vehicle on the outer loop of the Beltway at New Hampshire Avenue could slow traffic there.

6:25 A.M. Update:

The disabled vehicle on the inner loop of the Beltway at Chain Bridge Road has been cleared from the right shoulder

An accident on I-95 North in Woodbridge is blocking the right shoulder.

An accident on I-395 North at Seminary Road is blocking the right shoulder.

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 hear about any congestion, delays, problems or anything at all, tell us in the comments section below or by tweeting @drgridlock.

The morning could be cloudy, but it’s going to be pleasantly warm out there, according to the Capital Weather Gang.

So far:

— A disabled vehicle on the inner loop of the Beltway at Chain Bridge Road is blocking the right shoulder.

— Eastbound I-66 is slow approaching George Mason Drive in Arlington.

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