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Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 10/04/2011

Outer loop lane blocked at Braddock Rd.

8:40 A.M. Update:

A disabled vehicle on the outer loop of the Beltway at Braddock Road is still blocking the right center lane.

I-395 North remains very, very slow approaching the 14th Street Bridge. A disabled vehicle on I-395 North at Washington Boulevard is still blocking the right shoulder, so that isn’t helping things.

Watch out for an accident in the 1300 block of Pennsylvania Avenue SE. There’s also an accident at Virginia Avenue and C Street in Northwest Washington, a crash in the 1800 block of West Virginia Avenue NE and an accident in the 1700 block of Savannah Street SE.

Some debris on westbound U.S. 50 at the Beltway could slow traffic there.

8:20 A.M. Update:

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

The disabled vehicle on I-395 North at Washington Boulevard is blocking the right shoulder.

An accident at South Dakota Avenue and Hamlin Street in Northeast Washington could slow traffic there. So could an accident at 14th Street and Potomac Avenue in Southeast.

The disabled vehicle on the southbound 14th Street Bridge is on the shoulder and slightly sticking onto the roadway, according to the District Department of Transportation.

8 A.M. Update:

A disabled vehicle on I-395 North at Washington Boulevard could snarl traffic there. It’s already pretty slow approaching this spot, but it could worsen the delays.

And there’s also a disabled vehicle on the southbound 14th Street Bridge. If you’re exiting D.C., expect to slow down in this area.

Watch out for delays stemming from an accident at South Capitol and Portland streets.

7:40 A.M. Update:

An accident at Georgia Avenue and Kalmia Road in Northwest Washington could seriously slow traffic there. Avoid the area.

All lanes are open again on I-95 South before MD 198.

7:20 A.M. Update:

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

Police activity is blocking two lanes on I-95 South before MD 198.

Watch out for delays stemming from an accident at South Dakota and Carlton avenues in Northeast Washington.

There are pretty heavy delays on the I-295 North ramp to the 11th Street Bridge stemming from an earlier accident.

7 A.M. Update:

The accident on I-66 East before Chain Bridge Road is now only blocking the left shoulder.

The accident on I-95 North in Woodbridge is also only blocking the left shoulder now.

There’s a disabled vehicle on the outer loop of the Beltway at New Hampshire Avenue. The disabled vehicle on the inner loop before New Hampshire Avenue has been cleared.

6:45 A.M. Update:

An accident on I-95 North in Woodbridge is blocking the left lane and left shoulder.

On eastbound I-66, an accident before Chain Bridge Road is blocking the left lane and left shoulder.

An accident on I-295 at Firth Sterling Avenue in Southeast Washington could cause issues there.

There’s an accident on the outer loop of the Beltway at New Hampshire Avenue. And there’s a disabled vehicle on the inner loop blocking one of the shoulders before New Hampshire Avenue.

6:25 A.M. Update:

An accident on northbound I-295 at Howard Road in Southeast Washington is blocking the second lane from the left. Expect big delays there.

There’s also an accident at 16th and Harvard Streets in Northwest Washington.

And an accident in the 4700 block of 12th Street NE could slow traffic.

Original Post:

Good morning, commuters! It should be a little warmer, sunnier and breezier than Monday, 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.

Things to note this morning:

— An accident on Suitland Parkway and Stanton Road in Southeast Washington could slow traffic there.

— The left exit from the inner loop to westbound I-66 (exit 49C) is closed. The right exit ramp (exit 49A) will have two lanes to accommodate the extra traffic.

— The first D.C. Circulator bus route east of the Anacostia River is now operating. Meanwhile, the Convention Center-Southwest Waterfront Circulator route has been eliminated and numerous changes have been made to Ciculator service.

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