GRIDLOCK

Your transportation guide around the Beltway and beyond

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

Agency probes Metro over handling of weekend track-fire incident

Metro denied that a train operator had been instructed to do a track inspection for the fire.

By Justin George and Vanessa G. Sánchez August 1, 2022

Metro briefly suspends Red Line service in part of D.C.

Metro suspended rail service Friday on part of the Red Line in the District because of fire department activity.

By Gaya Gupta and Justin GeorgeJuly 30, 2022

Beltway lanes reopen in Fairfax County after tractor-trailer fire

Southbound lanes of the Capital Beltway were closed Wednesday afternoon in part of Fairfax County after a tractor-trailer caught fire.

By Washington Post StaffJuly 6, 2022

Part of Georgia Avenue in Montgomery County closed due to water main break

The break occurred between Thayer and Wayne avenues.

By Dana HedgpethJuly 6, 2022

All lanes of outer loop on Beltway reopen in Montgomery County

The crash happened near the Connecticut Avenue exit when a tractor-trailer jackknifed.

By Dana HedgpethJune 23, 2022

Metro’s Blue, Yellow line construction will require detours this fall

Blue and Yellow line construction will require significant detours this fall for transit users.

By Justin GeorgeJune 18, 2022

Downtown D.C. street closures for Something in the Water festival

The festival is taking over part of Independence Avenue SW over the Juneteenth weekend.

By Washington Post StaffJune 17, 2022

A sinkhole is causing backups on I-270 in Gaithersburg area near I-370

Transportation officials said it will take days to fix.

By Dana HedgpethJune 16, 2022

All lanes on Capital Beltway’s outer loop in Md. reopen; one dead in crash

Police said they’re investigating the fatal crash that involved an an SUV headed in the wrong direction.

By Dana HedgpethJune 8, 2022

Northbound lanes of George Washington Parkway reopen after crash

Transportation officials said the crash occurred near the exit for VA-123.

By Dana HedgpethJune 8, 2022

Northbound George Washington Parkway closed for crash investigation

Northbound lanes of the George Washington Memorial Parkway were closed Thursday evening after a vehicle crash.

By Washington Post StaffJune 2, 2022

All lanes of eastbound I-66 in Fairfax County reopen

Eastbound lanes of Interstate 66 were closed Wednesday morning in Fairfax County for several hours because of a crash involving a truck.

By Dana HedgpethJune 1, 2022

Rolling to Remember brings D.C. street closures on Memorial Day weekend

Thousands of motorcycles will be in the nation’s capital this weekend to honor those killed in war and missing in action.

By Washington Post StaffMay 26, 2022