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Prepare For Snowy Saturday Despite Warm Friday

February 17, 2018

After a warm end of the week, Virginia Department of Transportation crews are preparing for snow and sleet that is forecasted to fall starting midday Saturday. Drivers should monitor forecasts and plan ahead for dropping temperatures. See National Weather Service forecast.

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Project Journey At Reagan National Airport: Slip-Ramp Construction To Begin February 19

February 16, 2018

Beginning Monday, Feb. 19, lanes will close from Midnight to 9 a.m. along the Arrivals (lower-level) roadway of Terminal B/C . Impacts to traffic are expected to be minimal.

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DASH & King Street Trolley Presidents’ Day Holiday Schedule: February 19

February 16, 2018

Alexandria Transit Company (DASH) and the King Street Trolley will operate on the below service schedule for the Presidents' Day holiday on Monday, Feb. 19, 2018.

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Overnight Work On South Washington Street On February 16

February 15, 2018

On Friday, Feb. 16, overnight work will take place in the 200 block of S. Washington Street (between Duke Street and Prince Street). The activity will begin at approximately 8 p.m. on Feb. 16, and will be completed by 5 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 17. No travel lanes will be closed, but vehicle parking will be restricted.

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Metro Green Line: Unscheduled Track Work To Impact Friday Morning Service

February 14, 2018

Metro is advising Green Line customers of unscheduled track work that will likely affect Friday morning rush hour service. Ultrasonic testing has identified a possible rail defect in the early stages of forming outside Columbia Heights Station. Metro plans to replace approximately 100 feet of rail during the overnight hours Thursday night and Friday morning, Feb. 15-16.

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AAA: Drowsy Driving Crashes Are Eight Times Higher Than Federal Estimates

February 8, 2018

The most in-depth drowsy driving research ever conducted in the U.S. using footage of everyday drivers found that the percentage of crashes involving drowsiness is nearly eight times higher than federal estimates indicate, according to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety.

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Wintry Mix Could Impact Wednesday Morning

February 6, 2018

The Virginia Department of Transportation is treating roads in advance of a wintry mix forecasted to arrive during the early morning hours Wednesday, Feb. 7. Drivers are asked to monitor the weather closely and adjust their trips as needed to avoid driving in icy conditions.

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Route 27/110 Nighttime Ramp Closures February. 8-10, 15-17

February 5, 2018

The ramp from eastbound Route 27 to northbound Route 110 will be closed (weather permitting) Thursday night, Feb. 8 through Saturday night, Feb. 10, and Thursday night, Feb. 15 through Saturday night, Feb. 17 from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. each night for bridge work, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation. Traffic will be

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Virginia, Maryland Senators Urge Trump Administration To Keep Funding Promise To Metro

February 2, 2018

Following President Trump’s call for a $1.5 trillion infrastructure plan at this week’s State of the Union, U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner (D-VA), Tim Kaine (D-VA), Ben Cardin (D-MD) and Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) today urged the Administration to keep a critical funding promise to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority and pushed for additional funding for Metro improvements.

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DASH Offers Demonstration Of Electric Bus Of The Future

February 1, 2018

DASH announced today demonstration of state of the art All-Electric Bus of the Future with a FREE Try and Ride on Wednesday, Feb. 7, 4-8 p.m. at City Hall. The electric bus will operate as part of a regular DASH revenue service on certain routes the week of Feb. 3-10.

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