Driving Hot Spots
Here is a selection of road advisories. Weather and equipment availability can affect timing.
1. Springfield Interchange:
Two or more lanes might be closed 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and 9 a.m. to noon Fridays.
2. Burke Lake Road:
Road closed June 19 through Sept. 5 between Windward and Wilmington drives.
3. Chesapeake Bay Bridge:
Some lane closures in both directions Monday through Thursday.
4. Chain Bridge:
Right lane closed overnight from Virginia to the District.
5. Capital Beltway (inner loop):
Two right lanes closed 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Monday through Saturday between River Road and Wisconsin Avenue.
6. Capital Beltway (inner loop):
Two left lanes closed 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily from Georgia Avenue to Connecticut Avenue.
7. Capital Beltway (both loops):
Some lanes closed 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily between the Interstate 270 spur and Fernwood Road.
8. Veirs Mill Road:
Lane closures and alternating traffic patterns in both directions 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily between Gridley Road and Ferrara Avenue.
9. Connecticut Avenue:
Lane closures and alternating traffic patterns 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily between Adams Drive and Brightview Street.
10. Capital Beltway (inner loop):
Two left lanes closed 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Saturday between Interstate 295 and Route 50.
11. Annapolis Road:
Two left lanes closed 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. between 65th Avenue and Riverdale Road.
12. Capital Beltway (outer loop):
Ramp to Route 1 south closed 10:30 p.m. Monday to 5:30 a.m. Tuesday.
13. Capital Beltway (outer loop):
Ramp to Interstate 295 North/Route 210 South closed 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Monday through Thursday.
Metro: SmarTrip fare boxes will be installed on all Metrobuses by August. A list of routes with the new fare boxes and the installation schedule are available on Metro's Web site at www.wmata.com.
Tip of the Week
For more information on the Wilson Bridge project, including scheduled lane closures, visit www.wilsonbridge.com.
-- Diane Mattingly