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Posted at 06:05 AM ET, 04/02/2012

Monitoring the Monday A.M. commute: Metro delays cleared

8:35 A.M. Update:

An accident on the inner loop of the Beltway at Braddock Road is blocking the right shoulder.

An accident on I-66 East before Lee Highway is blocking the right lane and right shoulder.

8:30 A.M. Update:

There’s some debris reported on the inner loop of the Beltway at the exit for Baltimore Avenue. No lane closures have been reported, but watch out for potential issues.

A disabled vehicle on I-66 West at Sully Road in Centreville is blocking the right shoulder.

8:25 A.M. Update:

The accident on 48th Street and Sheriff Road NE is blocking all westbound lanes on 48th Street.

8:10 A.M. Update:

Metro reports that normal service has resumed on the Orange and Blue Lines at Eastern Market, but watch out for residual delays heading to Vienna and Franconia.

The accident on I-66 West at Nutley Street has been cleared and the lanes reopened.

An accident has been reported at 48th Street and Sheriff Road in Northeast Washington.

7:50 A.M. Update:

There are Orange and Blue Line delays due to a train malfunction at Eastern Market. Expect issues heading to Vienna and Franconia.

7:30 A.M. Update:

There are still residual delays on the Red Line heading to Shady Grove due to the earlier switch problem at Fort Totten.

An accident on I-395 North after Glebe Road is blocking the right shoulder. An earlier accident there was also blocking one northbound lane and the shoulder, so expect delays on I-395 North in this area.

7:10 A.M. Update:

An accident on I-66 West at Nutley Street is blocking the westbound left lane and left shoulder as well as the eastbound left shoulder.

The accident on I-395 North at Glebe Road has been cleared and the right lane and right shoulder reopened.

The accident on MD-295 South after Powder Mill Road has been cleared and the lanes reopened.

There are Red Line delays heading to Shady Grove due to a switch problem at Fort Totten, according to Metro.

6:50 A.M. Update:

The accident on the inner loop of the Beltway at Colesville Road has been cleared from the shoulder.

An accident on MD-295 South after Powder Mill Road is blocking one lane and one of the shoulders.

6:35 A.M. Update:

The accident on I-395 North at Glebe Road is still blocking the right lane and right shoulder.

An accident on the inner loop of the Beltway at Colesville Road is blocking one of the shoulders.

MARC Penn Line train 407 left Baltimore 30 minutes late and will run express service to BWI. Train 409 is running 10 to 12 minutes late behind train 407.

6:10 A.M. Update:

MARC Penn Line train 407 is expected to run about one hour late due to the earlier mechanical problems. The next southbound train from Baltimore to Washington is train 409, departing Baltimore at 6:13 a.m.

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.

It’s sunny but windy today, so it won’t be particularly warm, according to the Capital Weather Gang.

So far:

— An accident on I-395 North at Glebe Road is blocking the right lane and right shoulder.

— There were delays on the Red Line between Ft. Totten and New York Avenue due to a track problem, but they have been resolved and normal service has just resumed, according to Metro.

— MARC Brunswick Line riders: All trains are boarding passengers from the opposite track at the Brunswick station.

— MARC Penn Line train 505 is disabled in Perryville. The equipment for train 407 will represent train 505 from Baltimore to Washington, and it left Baltimore 15 minutes late.

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