8:45 A.M. Update:
A disabled vehicle is blocking the right side of the ramp from the inner loop of the Beltway to westbound Leesburg Pike.
The disabled vehicle on the inner loop of the Beltway at Arlington Boulevard has been moved to the shoulder and is no longer blocking the lane.
I-395 North is heavily backed up at the 14th Street Bridge.
I-66 East is still backed up at the Beltway, while the inner loop remains slow approaching I-66.
8:15 A.M. Update:
A disabled vehicle on the inner loop of the Beltway is blocking the left center lane at Arlington Boulevard.
There are still delays on eastbound I-66 at the Beltway, but they actually seem to have improved from the big, big backups earlier this morning.
7:50 A.M. Update:
The outer loop is incredibly slow around University Boulevard.
Both directions of the Beltway are actually moving pretty fluidly around U.S. 50 near Landover.
7:40 A.M. Update:
I-66 West is pretty congested right now approaching North Sycamore Street.
Delays continue on I-66 East, the inner loop of the Beltway and I-395 North.
7:15 A.M. Update:
There are very, very bad backups on I-66 East approaching the Beltway and on the inner loop of the Beltway approaching I-66. Big delays, so add a lot of time to your commute if you take these routes.
6:55 A.M. Update:
Even though rain wasn’t supposed to arrive until later today, the skies appear to be darkening right now. It might remain dry, but assume that there will be some rain and plan accordingly (bring an umbrella and add extra time to your trip).
The inner loop of the Beltway is also congested around the Braddock Road exit right now.
6:45 A.M. Update:
I-395 North is backed up at Seminary Road and Duke Street as well as at the 14th Street Bridge.
6:20 A.M. Update:
There are delays on I-66 East approaching Chain Bridge Road.
Good morning, commuters! We’re in for some thundershowers today, but they’re not due until after the morning, according to the Capital Weather Gang. We’ll be keeping tabs on any headaches, issues or problems we hear about on the roads this morning. Let us know anything you see out there — tell us in the comments below or via Twitter (@DrGridlock).
Are you choosing public transportation over your car in honor of Dump the Pump Day? Drivers, are you seeing less traffic on the road? If you regularly take Metro and the bus, are you seeing more people today? Let us know in the comments below.