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 K and M streets daily for six months. Southbound traffic will be detoured to 29th, 30th and 31st streets.
2. Beltway (outer loop):
Right lane and on- and offramps closed 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Monday through Thursday along Old Georgetown Road.
3. 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.
4. Piney Branch Road:
Right eastbound lane closed 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday between University Boulevard and New Hampshire Avenue.
5. Kenilworth Avenue:
Right northbound lane closed 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday between Crescent Road and the Beltway.
6. Route 337:
Right lane closed in each direction 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Monday through Friday between Route 5 and Forestville Road.
7. Beltway (outer loop):
Left lane closed 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday between Route 50 and Good Luck Road.
8. Beltway (outer loop):
Two left lanes closed 9 p.m. Sunday to 5 a.m. Monday just east of Telegraph Road.
9. Beltway (both loops):
Two left lanes closed 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Wednesday and Thursday from Route 210 to the Wilson Bridge.
10. Washington Street:
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 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and from 9 a.m. to noon Fridays.
12. Old Keene Mill Road:
Road closed 9:30 p.m. to 5 a.m. Mondays through Thursdays for three to four weeks between Springfield Boulevard and Backlick Road. Traffic will be detoured.
The Metrorail Alternate Route Planning Guide on Metro's Web site, www.metroopensdoors.com helps customers plan alternative routes home. For more information, call 202-962-1234.
Tip of the Week
Arlington is offering a guide to parking along the Ballston-Rosslyn corridor. Copies are available at county libraries by calling 703-228-7433 or from the county Web site, www.parkarlington.com.
-- Diane Mattingly