Making the most of a monument under repair. Two years ago, an earthquake damaged the Washington Monument, closing it off to visitors.
Royal Caribbean says a cruise ship damaged by fire during a trip from Baltimore to the Bahamas is expected to be back in service by mid-July.
Officials in Washington are beginning their annual, monthlong campaign to fill in potholes.
The opening date of a new transit hub in Silver Spring remains unclear as extensive repair work is still needed.
Federal regulators have issued a sharply critical report on phone problems that followed a severe wind storm in the Washington-metro area last year.
Washington’s Metro transit agency has exceeded its overtime budget by 62 percent so far this year as it tries to tackle a repair backlog.
Metro says it will be taking advantage of the long Veterans’ Day weekend to complete work on the orange, red and green lines.
The Baltimore Department of Public Works (DPW) said repairs being undertaken on the part of the water main on York Road that broke on Thursday will restore water to the 43 businesses and residents that had been without service since the break.
Metro says track work on the orange, blue and red lines will affect train riders over the weekend. Two stations, Rosslyn and Arlington Cemetery, will be closed.
The National Park Service named a Massachusetts contractor Wednesday to repair the Washington Monument’s earthquake damage, though it may take two more months before work begins at the National Mall site.
Water conservation is urged for much of the area and a temporary water system is finally in place on Light Street. Just hours ago, Sen. Ben Cardin spoke to Congress, alarmed about what could happen next.
Bob Harris’ grease-stained hands turned the bolts inside a light blue 1997 Mercury Sable. He wiped the sweat trickling down his face on his dirtied white T-shirt and carefully placed his tools on a wooden table.