Protest on Connecticut Avenue causes delays

Military Road in upper Northwest Washington reopened Wednesday morning after an earlier closure during a protest near Connecticut Avenue.

A large, inflatable rat was put up near Military Road eastbound and Connecticut Avenue. Police briefly closed traffic in the area but it has since reopened. Delays may continue.

It was not immediately clear why the protest took place.

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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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