Fans heading for the first game of the NFL regular season at FedEx Field will traveling along with the usual afternoon rush hour crowds on Monday..
To the delight of Redskins fans, there's going to be some extra traffic in Landover on Sunday.
Neither weather nor holiday traffic is likely to be a factor in getting fans to and from FedEx Field on Sunday night. Metrorail will stay open late.
Metro said Monday that it will stay open an additional hour on Sunday for Redskins game. System normally closes at midnight.
There's some road work around the D.C. region this weekend, but the major source of travel delays is likely to be Metro's maintenance program.
The traffic flow to Landover may be slightly different this Sunday, but it's all in the Maryland family as the Ravens visit the Redskins.
A rare Monday night football game will add to the evening rush.
There may be a little extra highway traffic this Sunday, but it's the Metro single-tracking that fans really need to watch.
The aftermath of Hurricane Sandy should not affect travel to the football game, but there are some transit and traffic issues.
Here are some travel tips for getting to and from the Landover stadium