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Weekend Wakeup: Travelers, shoppers and light Metro work

Holiday delays have slowly crept up on unsuspecting commuters. Usually latent in the weeks following the Thanksgiving getaway, they tend to reemerge by mid-December.

Sunday - 12/22/2013, 06:50pm EST

Tags: Weekend Wakeup

Tuesday's snow forecast sparks memories of 2011

Almost three years ago, a moderate snowfall blindsided Washington because it fell quickly on congested road, preventing plows from getting through. Frederick experienced a similar phenomena Sunday and commuters could experience the Carmageddon of 2011 all over again Tuesday morning.

Monday - 12/09/2013, 05:59pm EST

Tags: snow, carmageddon, Frederick, Md., I-270, weather, forecast,

Tree lighting downtown to slow commute Friday

Downtown commuters should expect extra congestion Friday afternoon as the annual National Christmas Tree Lighting will close several roads around the White House.

Friday - 12/06/2013, 04:15pm EST

Tags: National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony, rush hour, commute, Ellipse, Bob Marbourg

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Post-Thanksgiving traffic left I-95 drivers frustrated

Drivers headed home from the long holiday weekend were plagued with major delays on Interstate 95 in Virginia on Sunday, due to a series of accidents in Prince William County.

Sunday - 12/01/2013, 06:27pm EST

Tags: traffic, Thanksgiving, I-95

Travelers face heavy weather, traffic

If you're planning to hit the roads for the Thanksgiving holiday, Mother Nature is not going to make it an easy ride. But you'll have plenty of other people stuck in traffic with whom you can commiserate.

Tuesday - 11/26/2013, 03:05pm EST

Tags: Thanksgiving, travel, traffic, I-95

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Weekend Wakeup: Marathon to close roads, Metro stations

Drivers coming into D.C. and Arlington should be prepared for widespread road closures as the Marine Corps Marathon gets underway Sunday.

Sunday - 10/27/2013, 08:12am EDT

Tags: howard university, Weekend Wakeup, metro, Marine Corps Marathon, aids walk washington, U.S. 29 bridge, road race, road closures,

Weekend Wakeup: A reprieve from big weekend closures

Some weekend delays are possible, but expect few major disruptions.

Friday - 09/20/2013, 06:15pm EDT

Tags: Weekend Wakeup, Virgin Mobile FreeFest, Merriweather Post Pavilion, Kensington 8K Race, Susco 8K run, H Street Festival, Run

Weekend Wakeup: Road races, festivals to close roads

Several races planned for this weekend will close major roads throughout the region this weekend.

Saturday - 09/07/2013, 02:33am EDT

Tags: Weekend Wakeup, race, Adams Morgan Day, triathlon, National Press Club, 9-11, frederick douglass bridge

Weekend Wakeup Labor Day edition

Labor Day weekend is upon us and drivers should expect major volume delays on through-routes this weekend, especially Interstate 95 in Virginia and at the Chesapeake Bay Bridge. What to expect before you hit the road.

Friday - 08/30/2013, 04:12pm EDT

Tags: Weekend Wakeup, Labor Day, Chesapeake Bay

Weekend Wakeup: This weekend, just avoid driving downtown

Expect crowded crosswalks, closed streets, and congestion downtown on Saturday for the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. Metro will accommodate expected crowds by keeping track work at a minimum.

Saturday - 08/24/2013, 10:29am EDT

Tags: Weekend Wakeup

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