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Arlington County: Ballston Quarter Pedestrian Bridge Installation

Motorists are encouraged to use N. Glebe Road and Fairfax Drive as alternate routes to bypass the Wilson Boulevard closure.

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  1. SEEING RED: DISTRICT MOVES TO BAN RIGHT TURNS ON RED AT NEARLY 100 INTERSECTIONS IN THE NATION’S CAPITAL

    Traffic Engineer Warns Move May Actually Worsen Traffic Safety Culture In Washington, D.C.

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  2. POTHOLES CROPPING UP EARLIER THIS YEAR: THOSE CRATERS AND CREVICES WILL SET MOTORISTS BACK $3 BILLION IN VEHICLE REPAIRS

    Potholes Pose Dangers For Pedestrians, Motorcyclists, Cyclists, & Electric Scooter Riders

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  3. DDOT Traffic Advisory: Temporary Ramp and Lane Closures in the I-295/295 DC Corridor Scheduled for the Week of 2/4

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  4. Temporary Overnight Lane Closures on Monroe Street Bridge February 4 - 7

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  5. Economic Impacts of Transportation Investments in D.C. Area

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  6. Arlington County: Columbia Pike West End Project Update

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  7. Moovit Launches TimePro to Provide Accurate Real-Time Bus Arrivals and Increase Ridership

    TimePro provides bus operators the most accurate “real-time, all the time” arrival information to give riders a more predictable and pleasurable journey.

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  8. Bridge and Tunnel Inspection Schedule for the Week of January 29

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  9. Temporary Lane Closures in the I-295/295 DC Corridor for the Week of January 27

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  10. Massive sinkhole opens up at 17th and D Streets, NW.

    Massive sinkhole opens up at 17th and D Streets, NW.

    DC Water

    Sinkhole Near White House Diverts Traffic for Sewer Repairs

    ​Repairs are expected to take close to a week and require at least two road closures.

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  11. Arlington County: Wilson and Washington Boulevard Intersection Improvements (Clarendon Circle)

    During the initial phases of construction, the left turn from eastbound Washington Boulevard to Clarendon Boulevard is prohibited. This restriction will be in place through summer 2019.

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  12. CLIFTON CREEK DRIVE FLAGGING JANUARY 28 – FEBRUARY 1, FEBRUARY 4 - 8

    Alternating traffic due to creek bank and pipe work

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  13. Officials broke ground on a new transportation facility in Manassas on Wednesday, Jan. 23.

    Officials broke ground on a new transportation facility in Manassas on Wednesday, Jan. 23.

    NVTA

    OmniRide breaks ground on Manassas property

    When construction is complete in summer 2020, the 15-acre property will feature administrative and dispatch offices, parking for 100 buses, eight bays for routine bus maintenance, and an area where OmniRide vehicles will be fueled and washed.

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  14. Parking Meter Rates Soar in Penn Quarter/Chinatown Area

    Under the latest rate adjustments, meter rates could soar to as much as $6.50 per hour, or drop as low as $1.00 per hour, depending upon demand.

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  15. Fairfax County officials at a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Leesburg Pike sidewalk.

    Fairfax County officials at a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Leesburg Pike sidewalk.

    Fairfax County DOT

    LEESBURG PIKE SIDEWALKS UNDER CHAIN BRIDGE ROAD COMPLETED

    Two new sidewalks are part of the Dulles corridor bicycle and pedestrian access improvements and provide enhanced pedestrian access along Leesburg Pike with 1,100 feet of sidewalk on the north side and 800 feet of sidewalk on the south side.

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  16. Mayor Bowser Awards More Than $300K in Vision Zero Grants To Local Community Partners Working to Create a Safer, Stronger DC

    Tuesday, December 11, 2018

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
    Media Contacts

    Mayor Bowser Awards More Than $300K in Vision Zero Grants To Local Community Partners Working to Create a Safer, Stronger DC

    Washington, DC – Today, Mayor Muriel Bowser announced that $317,000 in Vision Zero grants will be awarded to community organizations working to implement…

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  17. Temporary Lane Closure on I-395 on December 7

    Thursday, December 6, 2018

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
    Media Contacts

     

    Temporary Lane Closure on I-395 on Dec. 7 

    (Washington, DC) - The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) will temporarily close single lanes on I-395 to replace a concrete footer. 

    The right lane of southbound I-395 at the exit ramp to westbound Southwest Freeway will be…

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  18. Traffic Pattern Shift on Minnesota Avenue NE Begins December 8

    Thursday, December 6, 2018

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
    Media Contacts

     

    Traffic Pattern Shift on Minnesota Ave. NE  Begins December 8

    The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) will shift the traffic pattern on Minnesota Avenue NE between the Metro Bus Depot exit and Benning Road NE. Both the southbound and northbound traffic lanes will be…

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  19. George H.W. Bush

    George H.W. Bush

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    Expect Traffic Delays for Bush 41 Motorcade on Wednesday

    What you need to know about street closures and the routes of the late president’s motorcade.

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  20. Temporary Closures on I-295 Northbound and Southbound December 4-10, 2018

    These closures are required for pavement work, guardrail installation and equipment mobilization associated with multiple DDOT projects aimed at improving the I-295/DC 295 corridor.

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  21. The late President George H.W. Bush will lie in state at the U.S. Capitol Rotunda from Monday night through Wednesday morning.

    The late President George H.W. Bush will lie in state at the U.S. Capitol Rotunda from Monday night through Wednesday morning.

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    PAYING YOUR RESPECTS TO BUSH 41: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

    The U.S. Capitol Rotunda will be open to the public from 7:30 p.m. Monday to 7 a.m. Wednesday. A funeral service is scheduled for 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Washington National Cathedral.

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  22. Temporary Lane Closures in the I-295/295 DC Corridor for the Week of December 2

    Friday, November 30, 2018

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
    Media Contacts

    Temporary Lane Closures in the I-295/295 DC Corridor for the Week of December 2

    (Washington, DC)—The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) will temporarily close lanes, Ramps and shoulders on the following roadways to perform construction activities along and near the I-295…

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  23. Temporary Lane Closures for Guardrail Repair for the Week of December 2

    Friday, November 30, 2018

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
    Media Contacts

    Temporary Lane Closures for Guardrail Repair for the Week of December 2

    (Washington, DC) - The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) will temporarily close single lanes to repair median concrete barriers and impact attenuators.

    DDOT will temporarily close lanes on the…

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  24. Bridge and Tunnel Inspection Schedule for the Week of December 2

    Friday, November 30, 2018

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
    Madia Contacts

    Bridge and Tunnel Inspection Schedule for the Week of December 2

    (Washington, DC) - The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) will temporarily close single lanes for bridge and tunnel inspections.

    On Wednesday, December 5, DDOT will temporarily close single lanes on the…

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  25. COMMUTER CRUSH: A TERRIBLE TRAFFIC TUESDAY TWIST

    A few years ago on the Tuesday before Thanksgiving, traffic was gridlocked in Tysons. It was a combo of regular commuters, holiday travelers, out of town drivers, and last-minute grocery and home decor shoppers. Luckily, two strangers found love among the madness.

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  26. Work Between Saturday, November 24 and Saturday, December 8

    Citywide Pavement Restoration Projects

    As part of DDOT's commitment to improving and restoring local roadways, activities will be conducted at the following locations throughout the following two weeks, weather permitting:

    Ward 1

    • Park Road NW, between Klingle Road NW and Piney Branch Road NW
    • 4th Street NW, between V Street NW and W Street…
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  27. Work Between Saturday, November 24 and Saturday, December 8

    Wednesday, November 21, 2018

    Citywide Pavement Restoration Projects

    As part of DDOT's commitment to improving and restoring local roadways, activities will be conducted at the following locations throughout the following two weeks, weather permitting:

    Ward 1

    • Park Road NW, between Klingle Road NW and Piney Branch Road NW
    • 4th Street NW, between V…
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  28. Drivers heading north on I-95 and I-270, and east on US-50, should be ready for congestion.

    Drivers heading north on I-95 and I-270, and east on US-50, should be ready for congestion.

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    WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW: GETTING OUT OF D.C. FOR THANKSGIVING

    Thanksgiving Eve is the worst day for motorists heading north on I-95 or I-270, or east on US-50 according to traffic data firm INRIX and AAA. Metro, VRE, MARC, Amtrak and Alexandria DASH and King Street Trolley run on holiday operating schedules.

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  29. Modified Holiday Schedule for Select District Services

    Tuesday, November 20, 2018Thursday, November 22 - Friday, November 23

    (Washington, DC)– The District of Columbia government offices will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 22, 2018 and Friday, November 23, 2018. Below is information regarding critical, on-going District operations for these days.

    The DC Department of Public…

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  30. Modified Holiday Schedule for Select District Services

    Tuesday, November 20, 2018Thursday, November 22 - Friday, November 23

    (Washington, DC)– The District of Columbia government offices will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 22, 2018 and Friday, November 23, 2018. Below is information regarding critical, on-going District operations for these days.

    The DC Department of Public…

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  31. DC commuters don’t know if they can bring their kids into Uber or Lyft vehicles and ridesharing drivers aren’t sure how to deal with families that request rides.

    DC commuters don't know if they can bring their kids into Uber or Lyft vehicles and ridesharing drivers aren't sure how to deal with families that request rides.

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    UBER TO BABIES: ‘SHOW ME THE MONEY’

    Uber has doubled prices for rides in which it provides baby carseats. DC commuters don’t know if they can bring their kids into Uber or Lyft vehicles, and ridesharing drivers aren’t sure how to deal with families that request rides. Some drivers are refusing parent passengers. Laws across the DC area are inconsistent and Uber options…

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  32. Freezing rain, sleet and snow will impact the morning commute Thursday.

    Freezing rain, sleet and snow will impact the morning commute Thursday.

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    WINTRY MIX IMPACTS AM RUSH-HOUR COMMUTE

    A winter weather advisory is scheduled to be in effect from 4 a.m. through 1 p.m. Thursday.

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  33. Montgomery County is considering options for a permanent change to the Capital Crescent Trail crossing at Little Falls Parkway. Little Falls has been on a temporary road diet there after a cyclist was killed in 2016.

    Montgomery County is considering options for a permanent change to the Capital Crescent Trail crossing at Little Falls Parkway. Little Falls has been on a temporary road diet there after a cyclist was killed in 2016.

    CYCLISTS AND NEIGHBORS DIFFER ON PREFERRED OPTION FOR CAPITAL CRESCENT TRAIL CROSSING

    Montgomery County is considering options for a permanent change to the Capital Crescent Trail crossing at Little Falls Parkway. Little Falls has been on a temporary road diet there after a cyclist was killed in 2016. Cyclists and trail users support a permanent lane reduction and inexpensive design option. Neighbors support the most…

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  34. Mayor Bowser Directs DC Snow Team to Prepare for Overnight Wintry Mix

    Wednesday, November 14, 2018

    (WASHINGTON, DC)– With the National Weather Service (NSW) forecasting a wintry mix of rain and sleet in the early hours of Thursday, November 15, leading into the morning commute, Mayor Bowser has directed the DC Snow Team to begin a partial deployment consisting of 123 plows tonight at midnight to pretreat…

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  35. Cochran Mill Road Bridge over Tuscarora Creek Reduced to One Lane - Bridge construction project scheduled for completion by summer 2019

    LEESBURG – The two-lane Cochran Mill Road (Route 653) bridge over Tuscarora Creek has been reduced to one lane of alternating traffic until further…

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  36. Cochran Mill Road Bridge over Tuscarora Creek Reduced to One Lane - Bridge construction project scheduled for completion by summer 2019

    LEESBURG – The two-lane Cochran Mill Road (Route 653) bridge over Tuscarora Creek has been reduced to one lane of alternating traffic until further…

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  37. Overnight Ramp Closures on I-66 this Weekend and Next Week - Closures Planned at Route 234 Bypass and Route 123 Interchanges

    FAIRFAX, Va. - Overnight ramp closures are scheduled to occur this Saturday, October 27, on the ramps from southbound Route 123 (Chain Bridge Road)...

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  38. Glenbrook Road Closure October 29 - November 1 - Detour in place during pipe replacement and storm drain work

    MANTUA – Glenbrook Road between Little River Turnpike (Route 236) and Denise Lane will be closed to through traffic from 9 a.m. Monday, Oct. 29 to 5…

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  39. Old Ryan Road Closure Extended Through November 2 - Between Mooreview Parkway southern intersection and Ashburn Village Boulevard

    ASHBURN – Due to inclement weather early in the closure that began Sept. 24, Old Ryan Road between the southern Mooreview Parkway intersection and…

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  40. Ramp Closure Tonight from I-66 East to I-495 Express Lanes

    FAIRFAX, Va. - The left exit ramp from eastbound I-66 to both north and southbound I-495 Express Lanes is scheduled to close tonight, Tuesday,...

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  41. Say Goodbye to this Courthouse “Slip Lane”

    Work has begun on removal of the narrow travel lane for vehicles—known as a “slip lane”—connecting eastbound Clarendon Boulevard to 15th Street North.

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  42. Say Goodbye to this Courthouse “Slip Lane”

    Work has begun on removal of the narrow travel lane for vehicles—known as a “slip lane”—connecting eastbound Clarendon Boulevard to 15th Street North.

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  43. Express Lanes coming to I-66 Inside the Beltway in December

    Beginning Monday, December 4, I-66 Inside the Beltway — between I-495 and Route 29 in Rosslyn — will operate as express lanes with a toll during peak travel hours, allowing anyone to choose a faster trip during rush hours. During the times tolling is in effect — eastbound: 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.; westbound: 3 p.m. to […]

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  44. Express Lanes coming to I-66 Inside the Beltway in December

    Beginning Monday, December 4, I-66 Inside the Beltway — between I-495 and Route 29 in Rosslyn — will operate as express lanes with a toll during peak travel hours, allowing anyone to choose a faster trip during rush hours. During the times tolling is in effect — eastbound: 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.; westbound: 3 p.m. to […]

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