Memorial Bridge inspection set to begin today

Drivers traveling between Arlington and the District are being advised of lane closures on the Memorial Bridge for the next two weeks.

Federal Highway Administration crews are scheduled to begin an extensive inspection of the bridge deck on Tuesday. During the inspection, only one lane in each direction will be open.

The inspection will take place between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. The lane closures are not expected to impact the morning or evening rush hours.

The inspection could continue through March 5.

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