Downed tree blocks ramp to Rock Creek Parkway at Mass. Ave. NW

A fallen tree blocked access Friday morning to Rock Creek Parkway from Massachusetts Avenue in Northwest Washington.

Police said they have closed all lanes of Waterside Drive in both directions. Crews have been called to remove the tree, but with snow blanketing the city, D.C. police said there aren’t enough workers to remove the tree immediately.

 

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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