Driving Hot Spots
Here is a selection of road advisories. Weather and equipment availability can affect timing.
1. Old Georgetown Road
Right northbound and southbound lanes closed 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays between the Capital Beltway and West Cedar Lane.
2. Muncaster Mill Road
Road closed in both directions 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. weekdays for nine weeks between Sweetbirch Drive and Norbeck Road.
3. University Boulevard
Right westbound lane closed 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays between Piney Branch Road and the Capital Beltway.
4. Capital Beltway (inner loop)
Left lane closed 9 p.m. to 9 a.m. Sunday through Thursday between the Montgomery and Prince George's county line and Greenbelt Road.
5. Capital Beltway (outer loop)
Right lane closed 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays between St. Barnabas Road and Branch Avenue.
6. Capital Beltway (outer loop)
Left lane closed 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays between Annapolis Road and Good Luck Road.
7. Oxon Hill Road
Road closed 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. Monday through Wednesday between Route 210 and the Capital Beltway ramp. Detours will be in place.
8. Capital Beltway (inner loop)
All lanes closed 10 p.m. Tuesday through 5 a.m. Wednesday between the Wilson Bridge and west of Route 1. Traffic will be detoured.
9. Laurel Fort Meade Road
Right eastbound lane closed 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays between Seventh Street and Baltimore Avenue.
10. Springfield interchange
Some lanes closed in both directions 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 9 a.m. to noon Friday.
11. Nebraska Avenue NW
Two westbound lanes closed between 41st Street and Tenley Circle.
12. Chesapeake Bay Bridge
Various nighttime lane closures on both spans, including closing of entire westbound span 10 p.m. through 5 a.m. Monday through Thursday.
The D.C. Department of Transportation will roll out its Circulator service July 10. The crosstown bus will operate from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily between Union Station and Georgetown, via K Street, and the Southwest Waterfront and the Convention Center, via the Mall and Seventh Street NW.
Tip of the Week
Aggressive driving can lower gas mileage by 33 percent at highway speeds. For other gas-saving tips, go to www.fueleconomy.gov.
-- Diane Mattingly