Good morning, commuters! We’ll be keeping an eye on the roads and rails this morning, reporting any delays or issues — and we will need your help.
If you see or hear about any congestion, delays or problems, tell us in the comments section below or by tweeting @drgridlock.
The Friday forecast calls for no showers and pleasant temperatures today, according to the Capital Weather Gang, so that’s a nice change from the rain we’ve experienced this week.
An accident on I-95 North after Joplin Road in Triangle is blocking northbound lanes and creating major backups. Head to U.S. 1 if you can and expect delays.
The crash on I-95 South at Sandy Spring Road has been cleared and all lanes reopened.
A crash on I-95 South at Sandy Spring Road is blocking one southbound lane and one of the shoulders.
There was a crash reported on the Roosevelt Bridge, but it has been cleared, according to D.C. police.
An accident involving a tractor trailer on I-95 North at the Springfield Interchange is blocking the right shoulder. Expect the crash to exacerbate delays around this spot, which is reliably crowded and slow at this point in the morning commute.
The Prince George’s County Fire Department responded to a 911 call about an incident involving a pedestrian and a Metro train near the West Hyattsville station, but it turned out to have been a fake report.
The fire department checked out the scene and found nothing. It was a “malicious, false 911 call,” said Mark Brady, spokesman for the fire department.
All northbound MARC Camden Line trains will be at least 20 to 25 minutes late this morning, the Maryland Transit Administration reports. This is due to heavy freight train congestion near Jessup, which has caused single-tracking between Savage and Jessup.
An accident on the 14th Street Bridge has been reported, according to D.C. police. We don’t know the direction or if any lanes are blocked yet.
A disabled vehicle on the ramp connecting South Capitol Street and I-295 could create delays there, according to police.
A disabled vehicle on I-95 South in Lorton is blocking the right shoulder.
7:30 A.M. Update:
Train 840 is still running 20 to 25 minutes late. It will board riders on the opposite track at Muirkirk.
MARC Brunswick Line train 892 is also running 15 to 18 minutes behind schedule.
7:22 A.M. Update: Train 840 is now running 20 to 25 minutes behind schedule.
Original Post: MARC Camden Line train 840 is going to run 20 minutes late due to freight train congestion between Greenbelt and Savage.
There are no reported delays for Metro, MARC or VRE trains right now.
Heavy traffic is beginning to build on I-66 East in Centreville, and this congestion is slowing things down for eastbound commuters. Expect delays heading this way.
An accident on westbound U.S. 50 at Graham Road in Falls Church is blocking the eastbound right shoulder.
6:28 A.M. Update: The debris has been cleared from the road.
Original Post: Debris on westbound U.S. 50 at the Martin Luther King Jr./MD 704 exit could create delays there. No lane closures have been reported yet.