Driving Hot Spots
Here is a selection of road advisories. Weather and equipment availability can affect timing.
1. Darnestown Road
Alternating pattern with flagging operation 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays between Whites Ferry Road and the Montgomery-Frederick county line.
2. Massachusetts Avenue
Flagging operation 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays between Goldsboro and Onondaga roads.
3. Laurel Fort Meade Road
Right northbound lane closed 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays between Baltimore Avenue and Eighth Street.
4. Laurel Bowie Road
Right southbound lane closed 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays between Laurel Fort Meade and Muirkirk roads.
5. Interstate 95
Right southbound lane closed 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays between Cherry Hill Road overpass and ramp to westbound Capital Beltway.
6. Capital Beltway (inner loop)
Right lane closed 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays between Branch Avenue and St. Barnabas Road.
7. Capital Beltway (both loops)
Lane closures 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 4 a.m. to noon Saturday and 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Monday through Thursday near Interstate 295 and Route 210.
8. Telegraph Road
Northbound and southbound ramps to outer loop of the Beltway closed during night hours Friday, Saturday and Sunday if needed. A detour will be in place.
9. Capital Beltway (outer loop)
Two right lanes closed during night hours Friday, Saturday and Sunday if needed, with stoppages after midnight between Telegraph Road and Route 1.
10. Capital Beltway (inner loop)
Two right lanes closed during night hours Friday, Saturday and Sunday if needed between the Woodrow Wilson Bridge and Route 1.
11. Springfield interchange
Possible lane closures 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 9 a.m. to noon Friday.
12. Chesapeake Bay Bridge
Lane closures on the westbound span. Updates at www.mdtransportationauthority.com.
Track work is continuing on all five rail lines this weekend. For more information, call 202-637-7000 or visit www.wmata.com.
Tip of the Week
To reduce the risk of fires, AAA Mid-Atlantic recommends having vehicles inspected at least once a year, paying particular attention to hoses, wiring and insulation. For more information, visit www.aaamidatlantic.com.
-- Diane Mattingly