Monitoring the Tuesday morning commute

October 16, 2012

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 Capital Weather Gang forecast calls for a “downright pulchritudinous day,” so who are we to argue with that? Expect mild temperatures, sunshine and breezes. 

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And that does it for our morning liveblog. Safe travels. 

[liveblog]

Watch for delays on outer loop near Rockville Pike

An accident on the outer loop of the Beltway before the Rockville Pike could create delays there.

Frederick Rd. reopens in Clarksburg

The accident on Frederick Road/MD 355 has been cleared and the road reopened in both directions at Little Seneca Parkway in Clarksburg. 

Outer loop crash at B.W. Parkway cleared

The accident on the outer loop of the Beltway before the Baltimore-Washington Parkway has been cleared.

Lane blocked on 295 in D.C.

A disabled vehicle on northbound DC-295 at Firth Sterling Avenue is blocking the right lane.

Crash on outer loop at B.W. Parkway

An accident on the outer loop of the Beltway before the Baltimore-Washington Parkway could create severe delays there.

Frederick Rd. blocked in Clarksburg

An accident is blocking Frederick Road/MD 355 in both directions at Little Seneca Parkway in Clarksburg. 

Lane reopens on 295 in D.C.

The accident on northbound DC-295 at Malcolm X Avenue SE has been cleared and the lane reopened. Expect residual delays. 

Expect additional inner loop delays at I-66

An accident on the inner loop of the Beltway at I-66 is blocking the right shoulder and could exacerbate delays in this area, which is reliably packed at this point in the morning commute.

U.S. 1 lanes reopen in Lorton

The accident on northbound U.S. 1 near Lorton Road has been cleared and all lanes reopened. Watch for any residual delays.

Potential delays around Montana and New York avenues NE

An accident in the 1800 block of Montana Avenue NE involving a D.C. school bus might slow traffic in that area. There were no injuries reported, according to police.

Lane blocked on 295 in D.C., creating heavy delays

An accident on northbound DC-295 at Malcolm X Avenue SE is blocking one lane and creating delays back to the Woodrow Wilson Bridge.

MARC Penn Line change, potential crowding

MARC Penn Line train 421 (leaving Penn Station at 8:10 a.m.) is going to have one fewer cars than usual, so expect some overcrowding.

U.S. 1 lanes blocked in Lorton

An accident on northbound U.S. 1 near Lorton Road is blocking the center lane, right lane and right shoulder. Stay to the left and expect heavy delays.

Accident cleared from outer loop

The accident on the outer loop of the Beltway after Georgia Avenue has been cleared from the shoulder.

Accident blocking outer loop shoulder in Md.

The accident on the outer loop of the Beltway after Georgia Avenue is blocking one of the shoulders. 

I-95 North lane still blocked, reversible lane reopened

An accident is still blocking the left lane on I-95 North near the Fairfax County Parkway. The I-95 reversible lanes have fully reopened at that spot, as the reversible lane that was blocked there is open again.

Crash cleared from I-270 South

The accident on I-270 South after W. Montgomery Avenue has been cleared from the roadway.

Crash on outer loop in Md.

An accident on the outer loop of the Beltway between Colesville Road and Georgia Avenue could snarl traffic.

Crash cleared from I-95 North

The accident on I-95 North near the Prince William Parkway has been cleared from the left lane. Delays remain approaching this spot.

A crash is still blocking the left lane on I-95 North near the Fairfax County Parkway as well as one reversible lane and the left shoulder of the H.O.V. lanes. 

Accident could slow I-270 South

An accident has been reported on I-270 South after W. Montgomery Avenue.

Accident on I-395 North

An accident on I-395 North at Duke Street is blocking the left shoulder.

Debris cleared from I-270

The debris on I-270 North before the Clarksburg Road exit has been cleared.

Crash blocking I-95 North lanes

An accident on I-95′s reversible lanes near the Fairfax County Parkway is blocking the left lane and left shoulder. The main left lane on I-95 North is also blocked. Expect delays.

Potential I-270 North delays

Debris on I-270 North before the Clarksburg Road exit could potentially create delays there.

Suitland Parkway lane reopens

The crash on the inbound Suitland Parkway at Stanton Road SE has been cleared and the lane reopened, according to police.

Suitland Parkway lane blocked

An accident on the inbound Suitland Parkway at Stanton Road SE is blocking one lane, according to the D.C. police. Expect issues heading to the Frederick Douglass Bridge. 

Crash on I-95 North

An accident on I-95 North near the Prince William Parkway is blocking the left lane. Traffic is already slowing down approaching this spot. 

Mark Berman is a reporter on the National staff. He anchors Post Nation, a destination for breaking news and developing stories from around the country.
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