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Metrorail to Resume Normal Operations

As of 5:00 a.m. this morning, metrorail has resumed normal operations. Extensive testing was done overnight last night after the 5.8 quake that shook the Washington D.C. area. WMATA's full release is available here.

HOV Restrictions Lifted for Today

According to VDOT, the HOV restrictions have been lifted (this afternoon only) for 66, 395, and 95.

DC DMV to Extend Online Research Requests for Customers

DC DMV to Extend Online Research Requests for Customers

 

This story comes to us from Sylvia T. Ballinger:

In the first two weeks of the Ticket Amnesty program, the District Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has collected $393,647 in revenue and 7,400 tickets have been paid.

 

Metro Track Work Planned for the Weekend of August 12-14

Metro Track Work Planned for the Weekend of August 12-14

From WMATA:

Metro's rebuilding efforts will continue this weekend on the Red, Orange, Blue and Yellow lines. The work will begin around 10 p.m. tonight and continue through closing on Sunday, August 14. 

*Here are the complete details! 

Traffic Pattern Shift Planned for Benning Road, NE Between 39th and 42nd Streets

 

This DDOT notice comes to us from John Lisle:

The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) has completed Phase I of the roadway construction that is currently underway on Benning Road, NE between 39th and 42nd Streets.  In preparation for Phase 2 traffic along this stretch will be shifted to the north side of Benning Road starting at 9 am on Tuesday, August 2, 2011, weather permitting.

DDOT Issues Invitation for Bids for Carsharing Curbside Parking Spaces

 

This community notice comes to us from John Lisle: