Driving Hot Spots

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

1. University Boulevard:

Right westbound lane closed 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday at Inwood Road.

2. Georgia Avenue:

Left northbound lane closed 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday at Forest Glen Road.

3. East West Highway:

Right lanes will be closed in each direction 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday between Connecticut Avenue and Edgevale Street.

4. Connecticut Avenue:

Right lanes will be closed in each direction 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday between Adams Drive and Brightview Street.

5. Georgia Avenue:

The left lane will be closed 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday between the Capital Beltway and Veirs Mill Road.

6. Annapolis Road:

The left lane will be closed in each direction Sunday through Thursday at the Capital Beltway.

7. Capital Beltway (inner loop):

The left lane will be closed 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday between Route 50 and Good Luck Road.

8. Capital Beltway (both loops):

Two left lanes will be closed in each direction 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Monday through Thursday between Route 210 and the Wilson Bridge.

9. Franklin Street:

Road closed between South Henry Street and Route 1 beginning Wednesday for about two months.

10. Washington Street:

Alternating lanes in both directions will be closed 9:45 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday between Church and South Alfred streets.

11. Glebe Road:

Right southbound lane closed 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. weekdays through mid-November between Interstate 395 and Shirlington Road.

12. Springfield Interchange:

Lanes closed 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and 9 a.m. to noon Fridays.

Transit Update

Metrobus:

A camera system has been installed in the Metrobus Operations Control Center that allows supervisors to monitor roadways.

Tip of the Week:

The Virginia Department of Transportation offers a guide to help teenagers drive safely. "Adventures in Driving: Survive the Ride" offers tips on navigating interchanges, handling an emergency, driving in bad weather and more. To obtain a copy, send an e-mail to Jennifer.Finstein@vdot.Virginia.gov or download it from www.virginiadot.org/infoservice/resources/AIDbooklet.pdf.

-- Diane Mattingly