Driving Hot Spots Following is a selection of construction projects and road closures for the coming week.
1. Springfield interchange:
Two or more lanes may close from 9:30 p.m. to 5 a.m. Monday through Thursday.
2. Bladensburg Road NE:
Lane closures from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. weekdays and possibly Saturday between Douglas Street and New York Avenue.
3. Foxhall Road NW:
Lane closures from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. between W Street and Foxhall Crescent Drive.
4. 16th Street NW:
Lane closures from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. between Alaska Avenue and Primrose Road.
5. Anacostia Freeway:
Non-rush-hour, intermittent lane closures daily between the District line and Chesapeake Street SW.
6. Capital Beltway, inner and outer loops:
Alternating shoulders closed from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and from 9 a.m. to noon Friday between Route 1 and Telegraph Road.
7. Capital Beltway, inner loop:
Right shoulder lane closed from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and from 9 a.m. to noon Friday on the Telegraph Road ramp.
8. Mount Vernon Place NW:
One-way traffic in front of the new convention center between Seventh and Ninth streets through February. Westbound traffic is one way from 5 a.m. to 3 p.m., and eastbound traffic is one way from 3:05 p.m. to 4:55 a.m.
9. Chesapeake Bay Bridge: Left lane of the westbound span closed 24 hours a day; center lane closed during nighttime hours beginning in the area of Route 8.
10. Route 236: Eastbound curb lane closed from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. between Locust and East streets.
11. Baltimore-Washington Pkwy.:
Southbound lane closures possible from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. weekdays at the bridges over eastbound and westbound Route 197.
Mass Transit Update Elevator work is being performed at the Huntington Metrorail station through March 24. Shuttle bus service is available by calling 202-962-1825.
Tip of the Week Commuters can sign up to receive free construction updates for the Springfield interchange project and alternate route information by registering at a Web site, www.springfieldinterchange.com/ list-join.html.
-- Diane Mattingly
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