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Construction alleviates traffic at Gallows Rd. and Rt. 29

Northern Virginia drivers are enjoying a smoother ride now that some long-standing congestion has been relieved.

Saturday - 01/12/2013, 07:31am EST

Tags: gallows road, Route 29, Kathy Stewart

Md. Beltway lane closures at Kenilworth Ave. through Thursday

Beginning Tuesday night, Dec. 11, and continuing nightly through Thursday, Dec. 13, the Maryland State Highway Administration will close three lanes of the Beltway Inner loop at Maryland Route 201/Kenilworth Avenue. The closures are needed for work on the Kenilworth Avenue overpass above the Beltway.

Wednesday - 12/12/2012, 02:47pm EST

Tags: traffic, Kenilworth Avenue, Capital Beltway

Va. lawmaker proposes higher gas tax to pay for road construction

State Sen. John Watkins (R-Powhatan) proposed a plan that would increase Virginia's gas tax from 17.5 cents a gallon to 31.5 cents a gallon. The 14-cent increase would eliminate the need to add more toll roads.

Friday - 11/16/2012, 01:26pm EST

Tags: gas tax, toll roads, Neal Augenstein

Wilson Bridge Project closures this week

Wilson Bridge construction will close roads during the day and overnight this week.

Monday - 10/01/2012, 08:47pm EDT

Tags: Wilson Bridge Project, traffic blog

New Hampshire Avenue construction begins Tuesday

New Hampshire Avenue will become a two-way street and new sidewalks will be installed between Dupont Circle and Washington Circle.

Sunday - 09/09/2012, 02:29pm EDT

Tags: New Hampshire Avenue

Reflecting Pool refilled as project nears completion

For over a year and a half, the Reflecting Pool on the National Mall has not done any reflecting.

Sunday - 08/26/2012, 05:33pm EDT

Tags: reflecting pool, Lincoln Memorial, National Mall, andrew mollenbeck

Rally planned to defend D.C. hiring law

District of Columbia leaders and advocates will be rallying in defense of a requirement that local residents be hired to work on city-funded construction projects.

Thursday - 06/14/2012, 03:22am EDT

Tags: d.c. hiring laws, Mayor Vincent Gray

Despite warnings, Va. drivers distracted in construction zones

Distracted drivers are not only common on D.C. area roads, they're common in construction zones along D.C. area roads.

Thursday - 04/26/2012, 06:21am EDT

Tags: National Work Zone Awareness Week, texting and driving, Adam Tuss,

K Street to undergo upgrades in D.C.

A section of K Street will be revamped starting in March and could impact traffic until the summer of 2013.

Friday - 03/16/2012, 09:27am EDT

Tags: K Street, District Department of Transportation, 3rd street, 7th street

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