• drag racing Nov 16

    Virginia Teen Charged With Drag Racing After High-Speed Chase on Beltway

    A 17-year-old boy in a Subaru was arrested and charged with drag racing Sunday following a chase on the Capital Beltway that reached speeds of more than 130 mph, officials say.  Virginia State Police said a trooper saw a group of vehicles headed west on Interstate 495 at Exit 176 for Telegraph Road, in Fairfax County, at about 12:05 a.m….

  • transportation May 23

    Beltway Closed Near Bethesda After Truck Crash, Oil Spill

    The outer loop of the beltway was closed Saturday morning after a tractor trailer crash caused diesel fuel to spill on the roadway. The I-495 closure was between Old Georgetown Road and Bradley Blvd. Rescue crews cleaned the spill. Shortly after 4 a.m. reports were made of a jackknifed tractor trailer on the beltway with fuel damage. This is a…

  • Fairfax County Mar 5

    Drivers Say New Tysons Corner Bridge Shaves Time Off Commute

    The Jones Branch Connector bridge provides a link to Route 123 in Tysons Corner, Virginia, over I-495 and is designed to be used by both pedestrians and drivers. The bridge is expected to carry more than 21,000 vehicles a day in 2020, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation. One driver said the bridge takes 20 minutes off his commute....

  • Maryland Jan 4

    Maryland Governor, Comptroller Reach Transportation Deal

    Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan and the state’s comptroller have reached a deal needed to move forward with a public-private partnership on to ease traffic congestion around the nation’s capital. Hogan announced the deal Friday with Comptroller Peter Franchot. They represent two out of three votes on Maryland Board of Public Works, which would need to approve of the plan...

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