Driving Hot Spots
Here is a selection of road advisories. Weather and equipment availability can affect timing.
1. Colesville Road
Left lane closed in both directions from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday through Friday between the Capital Beltway and Sligo Creek Parkway.
2. Darnestown Road
Alternating traffic pattern in both directions with flagging operation from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday through Friday between Whites Ferry Road and the county line.
3. Muncaster Mill Road
Right lane blocked in both directions from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday through Friday between Shady Grove and Redland roads.
4. Capital Beltway (inner loop)
Left lane closed from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday through Friday between the Cherry Hill Road overpass and Rhode Island Avenue.
5. Capital Beltway (outer loop)
Left lane closed from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday between the Greenbelt Metro station and Baltimore Avenue (Route 1).
6. Interstate 295
Left southbound lane closed from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday through Friday on ramp to the inner loop of the Capital Beltway.
7. Route 210
Right southbound lane closed from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday; right northbound lane closed from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday through Friday over the Capital Beltway.
8. Capital Beltway (both loops)
Left lane closed in both directions from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday and 9 a.m. to noon Friday east of Telegraph Road.
9. Springfield interchange
Possible lane closures from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday and 9 a.m. to noon Friday.
10. Tenley Circle
One lane of Nebraska Avenue NW closed in each direction between 41st Street and Tenley Circle, and northbound curb lane of Wisconsin Avenue closed just north of Tenley Circle for three weeks.
Several Metrobus routes in Virginia, Maryland and the District are scheduled to change Sept. 25. For more information, call 202-637-7000 or visit www.metroopensdoors.com.
Tip of the Week
A pilot program opening Toll Lane 3 at the Chesapeake Bay Bridge to E-ZPass customers from 3 to 6 p.m. weekdays will begin Tuesday. The additional E-ZPass lane allows drivers who are apprehensive about traveling in the contra-flow lane on the westbound span and those who need to exit at Route 8 access to the eastbound span.
-- Diane Mattingly