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Ohio Drive roadwork finally completed

The smell of fresh asphalt wafted through the air around the area Monday was a reminder that the work to get the the heavily trafficked riverside commuter artery next to Memorial Bridge back to a smooth, car-ready surface was finally complete.

Tags: Ohio Drive , Lincoln Memorialln Memorial , Memorial Bridge ,

Monday - 11/15/2010, 09:10am EST

New visitors center proposals for Washington Monument

The National Park Service is considering five different plans for a new security checkpoint at the base of the iconic obelisk at the center of the National Mall.

Tags: Kristi King , Paul D. Shinkman , Washington monument ,

Monday - 11/08/2010, 10:30am EST

Ohio Dr. may reopen as early as next week

Recent rainy weather has delayed the expected completion date for the Ohio Drive roadwork, which for weeks has backed up traffic behind the Lincoln Memorial.

Tags: Ohio Drive , Lincoln Memorial , Southwest Freeway , Memorial Bridge , Independence Avenue , Adam Tuss , Paul D. Shinkman

Thursday - 10/28/2010, 08:27am EDT

Jefferson Memorial grounds' restoration half-way done

The tall cranes and other heavy construction equipment for the Jefferson Memorial's restoration project obscured the classic view of the domed structure during this year's National Cherry Blossom Festival, frustrating many camera-toting visitors.

Tags: Bill Line , Jefferson Memorial , Michelle Basch

Friday - 10/15/2010, 10:50am EDT

Is that federal land?

Is the park across the street from your home or office in the District federal land or District property?

Tags: Federal Drive , management , Bill Line

Monday - 10/11/2010, 11:25am EDT
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Reflecting Pool shuts down for upgrades

Improvements to the Reflecting Pool on the National Mall that start later this month will close the iconic tourist attraction to the general public for up to two years.

Tags: Michelle Basch , Paul D. Shinkman , reflecting pool , National Mall , Bill Line ,

Monday - 10/04/2010, 10:54am EDT

National parks free on Saturday

The National Park Service wants volunteers to turn out for various activities, but even if you don't volunteer, the entrance fees to the parks will be waived.

Tags: nation's capital , NPS , Colleen Kelleher

Friday - 09/24/2010, 09:37am EDT

Civil War tributes make Manassas tourism hot spot

The commemoration Manassas is planning to mark the 150th anniversary of the Civil War prompted the American Bus Association to list the site of the Civil War's first major battle as the premiere destination for its bus tours.

Tags: Manassas , Civil War , American Bus Association , Ann Marie Maher , First Battle of Manassas , Bull Run , Ed Clark , Pageland Farms , Hank Silverberg

Tuesday - 09/14/2010, 06:41pm EDT

Additional problem complicates Ohio Drive work

Road crews working on Ohio Drive near the Lincoln Memorial have found a problem underneath the original road surface.

Tags: Ohio Drive , Bill Line , Adam Tuss

Tuesday - 08/03/2010, 12:55pm EDT

When will the Ohio Drive backups go away?

Keep grousing. It could be Christmas time before this reconstruction project gets wrapped up.

Tags: Ohio Drive , Bill Line , WTOP Answer Desk , Andrew Mollenbeck

Monday - 07/19/2010, 09:36pm EDT
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