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Posted at 06:06 AM ET, 08/01/2012

Laurel Bowie Road reopens in Laurel; I-95 South lane blocked south of Beltway

8:30 A.M. Update:

The 400 block of H Street NW has fully reopened following the earlier accident there, according to the D.C. police.

A disabled vehicle on I-95 South at the Fairfax County Parkway is still blocking the left lane and left shoulder.

8:17 A.M. Update:

Laurel Bowie Road/MD 197 has reopened between Powder Mill Road and the Baltimore-Washington Parkway in Laurel. The earlier accident has been cleared, but watch for lingering delays there.

8:10 A.M. Update:

A disabled vehicle on I-95 South at the Fairfax County Parkway is blocking the left lane and left shoulder.

8 A.M. Update:

Laurel Bowie Road/MD 197 remains fully blocked in both directions between Powder Mill Road and the Baltimore-Washington Parkway in Laurel. Again, expect heavy delays on both sides of the closure and avoid this area if you can.

7:40 A.M. Update:

The westbound right lane the 400 block of H Street NW is blocked due to an accident, according to police.

7:35 A.M. Update:

Laurel Bowie Road/MD 197 is now fully blocked in both directions between Powder Mill Road and the Baltimore-Washington Parkway in Laurel. Avoid the roadway and expect major headaches.

7:15 A.M. Update:

And now southbound Laurel Bowie Road/MD 197 is blocked again between Powder Mill Road and the Baltimore-Washington Parkway in Laurel.

There’s some debris on the outer loop of the Beltway after the Georgia Avenue exit.

7 A.M. Update:

One lane has reopened on southbound Laurel Bowie Road/MD 197 between Powder Mill Road and the Baltimore-Washington Parkway in Laurel.

The accident on northbound Dolly Madison Boulevard/VA 123 at Colshire Drive and Scotts Crossing Road in Tysons Corner has been cleared and all lanes reopened.

6:45 A.M. Update:

The accident on southbound Laurel Bowie Road/MD 197 between Powder Mill Road and the Baltimore-Washington Parkway in Laurel is blocking all southbound lanes. Avoid that area and expect headaches.

The accident on the outer loop of the Beltway before University Boulevard has been cleared from the outer loop lane.

6:30 A.M. Update:

An accident on southbound Laurel Bowie Road/MD 197 between Powder Mill Road and the Baltimore-Washington Parkway in Laurel could slow southbound traffic.

The accident on the outer loop of the Beltway before University Boulevard is still blocking one outer loop lane.

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.

Watch for potential showers this morning and even likelier showers and thunderstorms in the late morning and early afternoon, according to the Capital Weather Gang.

An accident on I-95 North at Powder Mill Road/MD 212 was blocking multiple lanes, but it has been cleared and all lanes reopened. Some delays remain, though they are easing as we speak.

An accident on the outer loop of the Beltway before University Boulevard is blocking one outer loop lane.

An accident on northbound Dolly Madison Boulevard/VA 123 at Colshire Drive and Scotts Crossing Road in Tysons Corner is blocking the right lane and right shoulder. This is on that little stretch of VA 123 between the Beltway and the Dulles Toll Road.

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