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"We have to help these kids to take our community back in the district that kofax w t o p news a man is fighting for his life following a car crash base andrews police say the suspect who caused that crash was involved in a shooting shortly beforehand at about one forty p m sunday police in prince georges county were called by a driver saying they were being followed by a black bmw that was shooting at them several minutes later a morningside police cruiser spotted a bmw intersection at the of sullen road and allentown road near the entrance of joint base andrews bmw lost control and careened into a car waiting to turn the driver of the bmw ran away on foot but was caught and arrested by police a handgun was found inside the car maryland's attorneys general independent investigations division is looking into the crash and the possible pursuit from morningside police meanwhile the driver of the other car was hospitalized with severe injuries and the two kids who were with him suffered injuries as but well are expected to survive luke lugar wtop news a long -awaited extension of ninety the five virginia express i lanes opens later this week thursday the ribbon will be cut on the ten mile extension spanning from just south of route six ten in stafford county to route seventeen near fredericksburg wtop traffic reporter rob stalwart says the hope is that this extension ingestion it'll be huge bonus for a number of drivers who usually go for the south i think the advantage that people will have is it may cost them less time in the express lanes but it may also cost you more money as well i think that's probably the drawback of getting in the express lanes express lanes are free for motorcycles buses and easy pass flex vehicle set to hov on with three or more occupants now this is phase the first of changes coming to the uh... i ninety five express lanes in virginia more entrances and it's will be added to the new express lanes later this year v dot says this extension is expected to generate one billion dollars in economic activity meantime an effort to cut down on crashes stop and -and -go traffic south of fredericksburg heading north is working so well it's earned an award a variable speed zone was put in place in june of last year on a fifteen mile stretch of northbound i ninety five between caroline county in fredericksburg in that area speed limits vary from seventy five miles per hour down to thirty five miles per hour it's all based on real -time traffic conditions and that project has significantly reduced speeding along that stretch of highway as well as crashes involving deaths or serious injuries those are down twenty percent according to the american association of state highway and transportation officials they've given the virginia department transportation and award for that project stick on coming up on w t o p in money news some drivers still want a manual transmission i'm jeff label it's twelve oh eight get a precision a c tune up for only fifty nine dollars michael and son it now traffic and weather on the aids to mary the pump w t o p traffic center all right mark a little midday madness if you're in virginia 66 running toward eastbound nutley street right side was blocked that's a crash 95 running southbound in virginia jammed out fairfax of county and stretches dale city now into dump freeze triangle quantico and now where the easy pass express lanes which point southbound join in in stafford county anticipate slowdowns there now it's all volume the earlier fire is long gone 95 south and fredericksburg hitting the brakes the at rabbahannock toward route one exit 126 spotsylvania that crash should be on your right shoulder involving a tractor trailer north 95 passing the lorton exit 163 that's a work zone that blocks the right lane 395 across the 14th street bridge southbound george washington parkway to come inbound on the bridge right transition lane is blocked guardrail repair if you're 395 north scoot over might ease the lay the inner loop of the beltway slows past the dullest toll road that's due to work blocks the right lane 50 heading east toward the bay bridge from baydale toward cape st clair you're heavy and slow now working towards sandy point where the crash has officially cleared no two -way travel yet but they did continue the westbound work zone so three lanes west two to the east thus far and delays are continuing in both actions thinking about an electric car plug into fitsmal .com and create your electric ride today check out the stay ionic the vwid4 or toyota bz4x at fitsmal .com that's the fitsway mary de pompa wtuf traffic the seven news first alert forecast from steve rudin as you move through the afternoon hours or scattered showers and thunderstorms some strong to severe are going to develop across the area gusty winds

"virginia department transportation" Discussed on WTOP

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05:25 min | 2 months ago

"virginia department transportation" Discussed on WTOP

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don't want 44 year old me making all these decisions about skate park design we have go to to the experts who are the users that's darren flouche the division chief for the county's park planning he says skaters most are teens but for the next two months the county wants to hear from everyone especially people who want to try their hand at a vertical wall we can create skate parks that feel much more welcoming so that everybody knows that there's a place for them there to try to learn to skate to improve their skills or to show up gg barnett wtop gop news one of the nation's largest trucking companies could file for bankruptcy this week they have operations here in DC yellow trucking has terminal facilities in six locations in Maryland and Virginia the company has already started laying off many of its 30 ,000 employees including 22 ,000 teamsters unionized drivers and union officials have begun telling drivers to take their personal belongings home and remove them from company facilities for shippers and customers who rely on yellow to move their products industry analysts say the cost will most certainly increase yellow a accepted 700 million dollar federally guaranteed loan package during the pandemic to survive and the federal government owns 30 % of the company as collateral Dan Ronan WTOP news need some extra money cash may be sitting in your driveway if your car is just sitting in your garage or driveway consider renting it out to tourists or someone who needs a car for a side hustle it's a good way to make money doing nothing at all I'm Kim commando brought to you by NetSuite everything your business needs in one place get no payments for interest for six months at NetSuite .com slash Kim rather than going the traditional route of renting a car at the airport lots folks of are opting for car sharing main reasons they're often cheaper than car rental companies and you get to pick out exact the car you want now if you list your car for rent on toro you 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virginia department transportation authorities make quick work of the debris field that was on 395 you're clear now now in in both directions between the fourteenth street bridge in the springfield interchange and for that matter all the way down to richmond no problems on ninety five sixty six looks great out to the roosevelt bridge took a quick look in the cameras that tree that was blocking the right lane at the rosalyn tunnel also gone so you're clear all the way to front royal on i sixty six the places that are not clear well they're clear of cars unfortunately are going to be the george washington parkway in the clara barton parkway you can't use either one as you're headed from northwest dc towards the beltway clara barton parkway is close to the glen echo turnaround all the way into chain bridge and canal road itself has a tree across down it inside of arizona avenue by foxhall and the gw parkways closed at spout run headed northbound southbound you can get on from rosalyn as you head through northwest dc lots and lots of road closures in two wards two and three so foxhall road at garfield military road at reno road dark traffic lights loftborough road at foxhall also a downed tree multiple others i believe there was one at massachusetts earlier you're going to see some more remember dark traffic lights are a four -way stop over in maryland in montgomery county the bulk of the damage has been either side of the wisconsin avenue slash rockville pike corridor so it's going to be layhill road is closed south of norbeck road uh... we've got connecticut avenue at veers mill southbound after veers mill is blocked you can switch over to university university boulevard should have reopened through wheaton but you might see a brief closure there twin brook parkway at veers mill