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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.
Metro says it will be conducting track work on the red and orange lines over the Memorial Day holiday and closing a number of stations on both lines.
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.
Mom's house, prom night and a commencement at Howard University will be among this weekend's top travel destinations.
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.
Warm temperatures may lure more people into Downtown over the weekend, many who might opt to take Metro. But better to stick with the roads rather than the rails as Metro moves forward with its scheduled track work.
Metro will continue with scheduled maintenance this weekend despite pleas to put it on hold due to a number of local events.
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