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Back to Work and School, It’s ‘Terrible Tuesday’ For Traffic

AAA estimates the average commute during rush hour is 25 percent longer with everybody back from vacation and the kids in school. But there are workarounds that could save a few minutes and maybe your sanity.

09/02/2014

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Car Goes Into Potomac River, Body Recovered

Authorities recovered a body from the Potomac River after a car traveling on the George Washington Memorial Parkway apparently left the road and plunged into the river.

08/24/2014

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D.C. Officials Conducting Streetcar Emergency Drill

Transportation officials in Washington say a portion of H Street will be closed for several hours while emergency responders take part in a drill involving the yet-to-start streetcar system.

08/24/2014

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Both Spans of I-95 Undergoing Major Construction

The Maryland Transportation Authority says commuters should be aware of major construction on I-95 and consider alternative routes.

08/23/2014

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Government Wants to Make Cars Talk to Each Other

The Obama administration said Monday it is taking a first step toward requiring that future cars and light trucks be equipped with technology that enables them to warn each other of potential danger in time to avoid collisions.

08/18/2014

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Head-On Crash Closes Westbound Span of Bay Bridge

A reported head-on crash closed all lanes on the westbound span of the Bay Bridge for several hours Saturday.

08/16/2014

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U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit to Close Several D.C. Streets

D.C. motorists should prepare themselves for road closures from Aug. 4-7 as the leaders of more than 40 African countries come to town for the 2014 U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit.

08/03/2014

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Virginia Police: 3 Injured During Car Chase On Interstate 66

Authorities say three people have been injured during a chase on Interstate 66.

08/02/2014

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Major Delays on Capital Beltway’s Inner Loop After Major Accident

Traffic is backed up nearly 10 miles on the Inner Loop of Interstate 495 in Montgomery County after a major, multi-vehicle accident Thursday morning.

07/31/2014

Major delays on Interstate 270 South after Route 109 due to an earlier motorcycle crash. (Brad Freitas/@NewsChopperBrad)

Major Traffic Delays on I-270 After Multiple Accidents

The Monday morning commute is off to a crawling start on Interstate 270 in Maryland.

07/21/2014

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