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'Barnes dance' crossing unveiled near Verizon

The new "barnes dance" crossing at one of the busiest intersections in the District is being met with mixed reviews -- and some confused pedestrians.

Tags: barnes dance , Sprawl & Crawl , Adam Tuss , Gabe Klein , DDOT , George Branyan , Penn Quarter Living

Wednesday - 05/12/2010, 03:34pm EDT

Southbound lanes of Third Street Tunnel reopen

The Third Street Tunnel from New York Avenue has reopened to traffic after being shut down for nearly an hour.

Tags: Third Street Tunnel , DDOT ,

Monday - 05/10/2010, 01:37pm EDT

Pedestrians to 'dance' through busy intersection

Something completely different is coming to one of the busiest intersections in the region

Tags: barnes dance , John Lisle , pedestrians , Sprawl & Crawl , Adam Tuss , DDOT , Penn Quarter Living

Thursday - 05/06/2010, 01:47pm EDT

Chain Bridge to close this weekend

Weather permitting, the bridge will shut down at 8 p.m. Friday and stay closed through 5 a.m. Monday.

Tags: Chain Bridge , bridge work , Canal Road

Wednesday - 04/28/2010, 07:42am EDT

Does D.C. have an anti-car bias?

"To be honest, trying to squeeze as many cars as we try to squeeze into our city streets isn't working," says Gabe Klein, director of the D.C. Department of Transportation.

Tags: Gabe Klein , D.C. City Council , Adam Tuss

Tuesday - 04/27/2010, 08:15am EDT

Summit shuts down portions of major roads

See a map of the affected downtown area and find out what streets are affected.

Tags: Nuclear Security Summit , Barack Obama , Metro , Greater Washington Board of Trade ,

Monday - 04/05/2010, 04:28pm EDT

Low-cost option to keep traffic flowing: Clear wrecks faster

"The incident cleanup is taking, frankly, more time than it really needs to," says Dave Snyder, chairman of the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments' transportation planning board.

Tags: Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments , COG , Dave Snyder , traffic accidents , traffic wrecks , traffic flow , Virginia Department of Transportation , VDOT , Maryland State Highway Administration , SHA , DDOT , Adam Tuss , Colleen Kelleher

Thursday - 04/08/2010, 08:05am EDT

DDOT cancels Chain Bridge work due to rain

Snowstorms and sub-freezing temperatures delayed work that was originally supposed to be done in late January and early February.

Tags: Chain Bridge , road work , road close , snow

Thursday - 03/11/2010, 01:50am EST

DDOT: The commute will return to normal soon

As road crews continue to chip away at snow and ice, the D.C. Department of Transportation is making a bold claim.

Tags: Virginia Department of Transportation , Adam Tuss , Sprawl & Crawl ,

Wednesday - 02/17/2010, 02:31pm EST

New obstacle for drivers: Dodging massive icicles

Two, three and sometimes four-foot mammoth icicles are hanging from bridges and overpasses across the region, threatening drivers who race by below them.

Tags: VDOT , icicles , Joan Morris , Maryland State Highway Administration , Southwest Freeway , South Capitol Street , Hillary Howard

Tuesday - 02/16/2010, 02:44pm EST
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