Downed tree blocking 16th Street

November 5, 2013

Updated 7:33 a.m.

All lanes along 16th Street on the southbound side near Military Road and Alaska Avenue NW have been reopened.

Earlier in the morning, a downed tree blocked lanes Tuesday morning on the southbound side of 16th Street NW.

The road is closed because Military Road and Alaska Avenue.

Drivers are being re-directed to Sheridan Street and should expect some delays. It is unclear how long the roadway will be closed.

Dana Hedgpeth is the Washington Post’s lead reporter in covering the Metro rail and bus systems in the D.C. region and the Washington Metropolitan Transit Authority (WMATA) that runs them.
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