Driving Hot Spots
Here is a selection of road advisories. Weather and equipment availability can affect timing.
1. Interstate 66 eastbound:
One lane closed from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. Monday through Friday from Route 29 in Gainesville to the Route 234 bypass through Sept. 24.
2. I-66 eastbound:
Left lane and shoulder closed from 10 p.m. Friday through 11:30 p.m. Saturday at the Vienna Metro station.
3. Ridge Road:
Right lane closed with flagging operation 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday between Sweepstakes Road and Tralee Terrace.
4. I-270 West Spur:
Left lane closed 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday between the Capital Beltway and Westlake Terrace.
5. Largo Road:
Right lane closed 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday between 55th and the Baltimore-Washington Parkway.
6. East West Highway:
Right lane closed in each direction with a traffic signal 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday between Connecticut Avenue and Edgevale Street.
7. Piney Branch Road:
Right eastbound lane closed 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday between University Boulevard and New Hampshire Avenue.
8. Beltway (outer loop):
Left lane closed 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday between Route 50 and the Baltimore-Washington Parkway.
9. Beltway (both loops):
Two left lanes closed 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Monday through Friday from Livingston Road to the Woodrow Wilson Bridge.
10. Beltway (inner loop):
Ramp to Route 1 south closed 9:30 p.m. to 5 a.m. Sunday through Friday. Traffic will detour to the Telegraph Road south ramp to turn around and take the Beltway outer loop to the Route 1 south exit.
11. Washington Street, Alexandria:
Alternating lane closures in both directions 9:45 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. Monday through Friday between Church and South Alfred streets.
12. Springfield interchange:
Various lane closures 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and 9 a.m. to noon Fridays.
Metro will hold a hearing on the restructuring of the W17 bus route at 7 p.m. Monday at the Jaycee Oxon Hill Community Center in Oxon Hill.
Tip of the Week
The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles reminds motorists that state law requires anyone whose car has sustained more than $1,000 in water damage to notify the Department of Motor Vehicles.
-- Diane Mattingly