Driving Hot Spots
Following is a selection of construction projects and road closures for the coming week. Weather conditions and equipment availability could affect the timing of these projects.
1. Springfield interchange:
Two or more lanes may close from 9:30 p.m. to 5 a.m. Monday through Thursday.
2. Bladensburg Rd. NE:
Lane closures from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. weekdays and possibly Saturdays between Douglas St. and New York Ave.
Occasional non-rush hour closure of a northbound lane over George Washington Memorial Parkway.
4. 16th St. NW:
Lane closures between Alaska Ave. and Primrose Rd. from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.
5. Anacostia Frwy.:
Non-rush hour intermittent lane closures daily between the District line and Chesapeake St. SW.
6. N St. NW:
Closed between Seventh and Ninth streets.
7. Oxon Hill Rd.:
Alternating lane closures as needed from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays through Nov. 25 from Bald Eagle Dr. to 500 feet west of I-295.
8. Capital Beltway, inner loop:
From Route 1 to Telegraph Rd., right lane closed from noon to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday and 9 a.m. to noon Friday.
9. Route 29:
Single and double lane closures from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Sunday through Thursday between Route 99 and Route 100, for two or three weeks.
Mass Transit Update Metro:
Elevator upgrades will be performed at the Franconia-Springfield Station through Nov. 21 and at the Van Ness-UDC Station through Tuesday. Shuttle bus service will be available by calling 202-962-1825.
Tip of the Week As the area prepares for colder weather, AAA Mid-Atlantic reminds drivers to check their tires for tread wear and make sure they are not under-inflated.
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-- Diane Mattingly