Driving Hot Spots
Here is a selection of road advisories. Weather and equipment availability can affect timing.
1. Old Georgetown Road
Right southbound lanes closed 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. today through Thursday between the Capital Beltway and West Cedar Lane.
2. University Boulevard
Right eastbound lane closed 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays between Piney Branch Road and the Capital Beltway.
3. Veirs Mill Road
Left northbound lane closed 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays between Galt Avenue and University Boulevard.
4. Darnestown Road
Alternating traffic pattern in both directions with flagging operation 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays between Whites Ferry Road and the Montgomery and Frederick county line.
5. Capital Beltway (inner loop)
Right lane closed 9 p.m. to 9 a.m. today through Thursday between the Montgomery and Prince George's county line and Greenbelt Road.
6. Landover Road
Left northbound lane closed 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays at Brightseat Road.
7. Annapolis Road
Right eastbound lane closed 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays between High Bridge Road and Belair Drive.
8. Capital Beltway (inner loop)
Left lane closed 10 p.m. tomorrow to 5 a.m. Tuesday; two left lanes closed 10 p.m. Tuesday to 5 a.m. Wednesday; and left lane closed 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. tomorrow through Wednesday between the Wilson Bridge and Route 1.
9. Capital Beltway (inner loop)
From 8 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. next Monday, traffic on the inner loop will be reduced to one lane between the Interstate 295 interchange and the Route 1 interchange. The ramp from I-295 south to the inner loop, the ramp from Route 1 north to the inner loop and the ramp from the inner loop to Church and Washington streets will be closed.
10. Route 1
Route 1 ramp to the inner loop of the Capital Beltway closed through 5 a.m. tomorrow. Detours will be in place.
11. Springfield Interchange
Possible lane closures in both directions 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. tomorrow through Thursday and 9 a.m. to noon Friday.
Effective tomorrow, detours will be in place at the Pentagon for about six weeks on bus routes 13A, 13B, 13F and 13G. For information, call 202-637-7777 or visit www.metroopensdoors.com.
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-- Diane Mattingly