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Weekend Wakeup: Metro disrupted, K Street closures

Weekend work zones and events may slow drivers on some routes around town. Travel conditions will be improving on Saturday as the WTOP Weather Center expects the heaviest downpours will have lifted into the New England and out to sea.

Sunday - 06/09/2013, 12:17pm EDT

Tags: Weekend Wakeup, 95 Express Lanes Project, hov lanes, track work,

Check vehicle's fluids, expect local delays this weekend

This week in Weekend Wakeup, we've got tips to help your car beat the heat and to avoid localized delays in communities across the region.

Saturday - 06/01/2013, 01:54pm EDT

Tags: Weekend Wakeup, Bay Bridge, Corso de Santa Cruz Parade, ZOOMA Annapolis Half Marathon, Georgetown, Metrorail, I-95,

Memorial Day Parade and continued track work Monday

Memorial Day weekend events continue Monday and travelers will want to be aware of various holiday-themed events around town, including the Memorial Day Parade, which will close Constitution Avenue on Monday afternoon.

Monday - 05/27/2013, 07:09am EDT

Tags: Weekend Wakeup, traffic, Rolling Thunder, memorial day parade, Kenny Chesney, wreath laying

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What to do when car meets tornado

With pictures of the Oklahoma tornado devastation near Oklahoma City still coming in, some wonder what they would do if a tornado hit while they were behind the wheel.

Tuesday - 05/21/2013, 07:06am EDT

Tags: oklahoma tornado

Graduations to cause weekend traffic delays

Construction along Interstate 95, bridge work, more track work and several area university commencement ceremonies will delay travelers this weekend. That and more in your Weekend Wakeup.

Friday - 05/17/2013, 07:49pm EDT

Tags: Weekend Wakeup, Metro, track work, 95 Express Lanes Project, University of Maryland, George Mason University, George Washington University, graduation,

Weekend Wakeup: Graduation, prom and Mother's Day

Mom's house, prom night and a commencement at Howard University will be among this weekend's top travel destinations.

Saturday - 05/11/2013, 06:27am EDT

Tags: Metro, WMATA, track work, traffic, driving, Mother

Gold Cup, road and bridge work to bungle weekend traffic

Track work will cause delays on four Metro lines this weekend. Plus expect detours on I-66 over the Potomac and delays in Fauquier County. Express Lanes construction will shut down the HOV lanes on both Interstate 95 and 395. That and more in your Weekend Wakeup.

Friday - 05/03/2013, 03:38pm EDT

Tags: traffic, construction, 95 Express Lanes Project, roosevelt bridge, suitland parkway, Gold Cup, Great Meadows Park, brain tumors, Dulles rail project, Metro,

Folklore or historical fact: How your favorite road earned its bizarre name

WTOP has assembled a list of some of the strangest road names in the Washington area. Many of these abnormally named arteries are even major commuting routes.

Thursday - 04/25/2013, 06:39am EDT

Tags: Road names, history, Accotink Creek, odd road names

Metro track work, IMF meetings on tap this weekend

Metro's spring break is over. Track work will affect travel on all five rail lines this weekend following a four-week reprieve. And the annual IMF meetings will close roads in the District.

Saturday - 04/20/2013, 07:38pm EDT

Tags: Weekend Wakeup, traffic, Metro, track work

Weekend Wakeup: Spring break, blossoms and basketball complicate weekend travel

Expect a general increase in highway volume across the region due to Easter and Passover travel, spring break, the Cherry Blossom Festival and the forecast of warmer weather.

Friday - 03/29/2013, 03:26pm EDT

Tags: Weekend Wakeup,

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