GRIDLOCK

Your transportation guide around the Beltway and beyond

No VRE trains are running on its Fredericksburg line

VRE commuter train service was suspended Wednesday morning because of an “incident involving a trespasser,” VRE said.

By Dana HedgpethDecember 7, 2022

Beltway’s inner loop reopens near Dulles Toll Road following deadly crash

A fatal crash involving multiple vehicles had closed several lanes along the Capital Beltway’s inner loop in Northern Virginia on Thursday morning.

By Dana HedgpethDecember 1, 2022

Street closures planned Wednesday for Christmas tree lighting ceremony

Motorists in downtown Washington should brace for street closures Wednesday in the afternoon and evening tied to the National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on the Ellipse.

By Washington Post StaffNovember 30, 2022

Metro briefly suspends part of Blue Line for small fire at Pentagon City

Metro suspended service on part of the Blue Line in Virginia for about 30 minutes on Tuesday after a small fire at a Metro station.

By Washington Post StaffNovember 29, 2022

Delays for riders on Metro’s Green Line

Train service resumed around 9 a.m., but Metro said there may be some lingering delays.

By Dana HedgpethNovember 28, 2022

Clopper Road reopened in Germantown

Officials said a 24-inch water main break caused a large pothole on Clopper Road in Germantown, Md.

By Dana HedgpethNovember 17, 2022

Red Line stations from Takoma north open late due to work on track

Several stations on Metro's Red Line were closed Monday morning because of track work that was late to clear.

By Dana HedgpethNovember 14, 2022

Northbound lanes of Baltimore-Washington Parkway reopen

A "crash with injury" closed the northbound lanes of the Baltimore-Washington Parkway, but they've since reopened.

By Dana HedgpethNovember 10, 2022

Overturned truck closes Beltway’s inner loop in Md. for more than 2 hours

Lanes on the Beltway's inner loop were closed Monday afternoon in Montgomery County after a truck overturned, officials said.

By Washington Post StaffNovember 7, 2022

D.C.-area street closures planned Sunday for Marine Corps Marathon

The Marine Corps Marathon will will be held in person Sunday for the first time since 2019, bringing street closures across the region.

By Washington Post StaffOctober 29, 2022

Woman robbed on Columbia Heights Metro escalator

The robber hit her before taking a bag and a scooter, police said.

By Martin WeilOctober 22, 2022

Northbound I-270 reopens in Frederick County after five-hour closure

The crash occurred before 11:30 a.m. in the northbound lanes south of Frederick at the Baker Valley Road overpass.

By Michael LarisOctober 21, 2022

Protesters who shut down Beltway arrested after demanding Biden declare climate emergency

The demonstration lasted from about 10:30 a.m. to 11:20 a.m. on the Beltway’s inner loop Monday near the U.S. 29/Colesville Road exit.

By Ellie SilvermanOctober 10, 2022

Union Station reopens after earlier police activity

The station was closed briefly for a "suspicious package investigation."

By Dana Hedgpeth and Peter HermannSeptember 14, 2022

Metro restores service along Green Line after power issue

Shuttle bus service was being used as a bridge between the closed stations.

By Washington Post StaffSeptember 9, 2022

Metro worker taken to hospital after seat set on fire

Metro suspended service Friday morning on part of three rail lines in D.C. because of fire department activity.

By Justin GeorgeSeptember 9, 2022

Clopper Road in Germantown remains closed because of water main breaks

Delays for commuters due to two water main breaks in Germantown.

By Dana HedgpethAugust 31, 2022

Several people hurt in crash on University Boulevard in Maryland

Officials warned that drivers should avoid the Langley Park area and expect “significant delays.”

By Dana HedgpethAugust 22, 2022

Lanes reopen after fallen tree closes Beltway lanes near Springfield

Northbound lanes of the Beltway’s inner loop reopened by 6:20 a.m. after a fallen tree was removed.

By Ellie SilvermanAugust 4, 2022