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Metro will be conducting trackwork between McPherson Square and Smithsonian through August 26.

Metro will be conducting trackwork between McPherson Square and Smithsonian through August 26.

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How to Survive the Next Two Weeks of Metro Trackwork

Single-tracking between McPherson Square and Smithsonian through August 26 is forcing commuters to find alternatives.

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  1. There will be disruptions and roadwork along Route 29 in Montgomery County

    There will be disruptions and roadwork along Route 29 in Montgomery County

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    Roadwork Galore in Montgomery County

    Work crews are working feverishly this month, leading to many lane closures and other disruptions throughout the county.

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  2. Rendering of a proposed pedestrian overpass bridge at the Kings Crossing Shopping Center.

    Rendering of a proposed pedestrian overpass bridge at the Kings Crossing Shopping Center.

    Fairfax County Department of Transportation

    What’s Planned Along Braddock Road?

    Fairfax County supervisors have given the go-ahead for design work for a variety of improvements along a 3-mile stretch.

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  3. One-on-One with Aimee Custis of the Coalition for Smarter Growth

    The deputy director of the Coalition for Smarter Growth talks about changes to DC’s livability and mobility, and lets loose about who’s really to blame for Metro’s decay.

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  4. Work on I-395 bridges will force the closure of general purpose lanes over the next six weekends.

    Work on I-395 bridges will force the closure of general purpose lanes over the next six weekends.

    VDOT

    VDOT Plans 6 Straight Weekends of I-395 Lane Closures

    Closures of the general purpose lanes come as VDOT fixing bridges between the Springfield Interchange and the D.C. line.

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  5. Work crews in action near the site of renovations to the Anacostia Freeway over Nicholson St. SE.

    Work crews in action near the site of renovations to the Anacostia Freeway over Nicholson St. SE.

    DDOT

    Bridge Projects Keeping Work Crews Busy

    There’s been a flurry of construction activity on bridges in the Washington, D.C. area.

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  6. Rowhouses on Shepherd Street NW.

    Rowhouses on Shepherd Street NW.

    Elvert Barnes via Creative Commons License v2.0

    Petworth: A Commuter Friendly, Rejuvenated Neighborhood

    The area is accessible from the Georgia Avenue-Petworth Metro Station.

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  7. Suicide by train remains a serious concern.

    Suicide by train remains a serious concern.

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    ‘Suicide by Train’ Remains a Concern

    126 people died after being struck by trains in the Washington area between 2012 and the present.

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  8. Avoid getting stranded by picking up a portable USB charger.

    Avoid getting stranded by picking up a portable USB charger.

    Tim Lemke

    Don’t Get Stuck With a Dead Phone

    A look at the best in portable power.

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  9. There will be rallies and counter-protests Sunday at Lafayette Square.

    There will be rallies and counter-protests Sunday at Lafayette Square.

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    DDOT Announces Road Closures for Unite the Right 2 March & Rally

    Numerous road closures around the White House, Foggy Bottom and downtown neighborhoods between 9 am and 8 pm on Sunday, Aug. 12.

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