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Metrorail to Resume Normal Operations

As of 5:00 a.m. this morning, metrorail has resumed normal operations. Extensive testing was done overnight last night after the 5.8 quake that shook the Washington D.C. area. WMATA's full release is available here.

HOV Restrictions Lifted for Today

According to VDOT, the HOV restrictions have been lifted (this afternoon only) for 66, 395, and 95.

9/11 Anniversary Motorcycle Ride Today Will Cause Major Traffic Delays for Commuters

9/11 Anniversary Motorcycle Ride Today Will Cause Major Traffic Delays for Commuters

From MWAA:

Motorists traveling eastbound on the Dulles Toll Road and in the area around Washington Dulles International Airport on the afternoon of Friday, August 19 are advised of road closures and major traffic delays due to a September 11, 2001 motorcycle tribute procession traveling through Leesburg, Virginia, beginning at 2:00 p.m., to the Pentagon.

Final 9/11 Anniversary Ride to Impact Friday Commute

From Virginia State Police:

 

FAIRFAX, Va. – Those living, working and traveling through the Northern Virginia region on the afternoon and evening of Friday, Aug. 19, 2011, are advised to begin preparing now for major road closures associated with a  Sept. 11, 2001, motorcycle tribute procession.

This year’s America’s 9/11 Foundation, Inc., event is anticipated to have its largest turnout ever with over 1,800 motorcyclists expected to participate. The annual remembrance ride honors all who lost their lives in the September 11, 2001 attacks, aftermath and recovery. The ride travels from Somerset, Pennsylvania to the Pentagon, then to the site of the World Trade Center over a four-day period of time.

Metro Track Work Planned for the Weekend of August 12-14

Metro Track Work Planned for the Weekend of August 12-14

From WMATA:

Metro's rebuilding efforts will continue this weekend on the Red, Orange, Blue and Yellow lines. The work will begin around 10 p.m. tonight and continue through closing on Sunday, August 14. 

*Here are the complete details! 

Fair Lakes Parkway Detour to Begin July 6

Fair Lakes Parkway Detour to Begin July 6

From VDOT: