Metro officials plan to close three red line stations in Bethesda for 14 weekends in 2016 to repair persistent leaks in the tunnels and to avoid a long-term shutdown of the red line that had been feared.
Three Baltimore light rail stations are back up and running.
Repairs are underway this week on eastbound U.S. Route 50 in Annapolis as highway crews inspect and improve piping under the roadway after a collapse in early June.
After being shut down for nearly 72 hours, the westbound lane of I-70 is finally back open. Crews have fixed a crack in the bridge.
Crews work through the weekend to get a major road back open. Interstate 70 west has been shut down since Friday afternoon.
The nearly 100-year-old Maryland Theatre in Hagerstown needs more repairs to its ceiling.
Surveyors are checking to make sure that the Washington Monument is still 555 feet, 5 1/8 inches tall.
The National Park Service says crews will begin removing the scaffolding surrounding the Washington Monument starting in less than two weeks.
The names of the places are sadly familiar: Newtown, Aurora, Virginia Tech, Columbine, and Nickel Mines, Penn. After mass shootings made each of those names synonymous with tragedy, officials demolished, closed or altered the buildings where the killings took place to soften painful associations, especially among survivors.
Five bridges in the nation’s capital, including the heavily traveled Frederick Douglass Bridge over the Anacostia River, are categorized by federal highway officials as both “fracture critical” and “structurally deficient,” but District of Columbia officials say they’ve already fixed one and replaced another.
Another setback for an American treasure—the National Cathedral in Washington D.C. Two years after an earthquake cracked and crumbled parts of the structure, the cost of repairs has grown to $26 million.
Metro says it’s closing several stations on the red line for weekend work.