Beltway’s inner loop re-opens after earlier accident

November 13, 2013

Updated 9:04 a.m.

All lanes of the inner loop of the Beltway in Fairfax County have re-opened.

Updated at 8:36 a.m.

An accident involving a truck has shut down three lanes of the inner loop of the Beltway near the Gallows Road exit in Fairfax County.

The incident occurred just after 8 a.m. Vehicles are now able to get by on the right shoulder and the left lane only. Crews are dealing with a truck that was involved in the collision and smoking.

Drivers should expect significant delays. It is not known by police authorities how long it will take to clean up the roadway.

 

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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