Driving Hot Spots

Here is a selection of road advisories. Weather and equipment availability can affect timing.

1. Wisconsin Avenue NW:

Northbound traffic limited to one lane between M and K streets daily for six months. Southbound traffic will be detoured to 29th, 30th and 31st streets.

2. 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.

3. Largo Road:

Right lane closed 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday between 75th Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Highway.

4. 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.

5. Piney Branch Road:

Right eastbound lane closed 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday between University Boulevard and New Hampshire Avenue.

6. Beltway (outer loop):

Left lane closed 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday between Route 50 and the Baltimore-Washington Parkway.

7. Beltway (both loops):

Two left lanes closed 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Wednesday through Friday from Livingston Road to Interstate 295.

8. I-295 south exit ramp to Route 210 south:

Alternating lanes closed 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday.

9. Route 210 north exit ramp to I-295 north:

Alternating lanes closed 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

10. 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.

11. Springfield interchange:

Various lane closures 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and 9 a.m. to noon Fridays.

Transit Update

METROBUS:

Route changes in Maryland and Virginia go into effect next Sunday. For more information and a complete listing of changes, call 202-962-1234 or visit www.metroopensdoors.com.

Tip of the Week

Beginning Sept. 27, Metrorail service will start at 5 a.m. Stations will open 10 minutes before the first train leaves.

-- Diane Mattingly