East Capitol St. inbound lanes closed

September 13, 2013

The inbound lanes of a small section of East Capitol Street, SE are expected to remain closed overnight Friday as crews clean oil from an earlier leak.

D.C. Police said the 5900-block of the street was completely closed for about an hour early in the afternoon, but the outbound lanes then were opened. They said the leak was caused by a working crew, but did not provide additional details.

Clarence Williams is the night police reporter for The Washington Post and has spent the better part of 13 years standing next to crime scene tape, riding in police cars or waking officials in the middle of night to gather information about breaking news in and around Washington.
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