A van flipped on its side at the exit from westbound I-66 to Route 267 (Dulles Toll Road). All lines of westbound I-66 are blocked, and traffic is being diverted onto Route 267.
Traffic on I-66 is currently backed up all the way to Glebe Road in Arlington.
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Just a reminder: as we reported on Tuesday, Chain Bridge will be completely closed to traffic and pedestrians this weekend.
With sunny skies and temperatures in the upper 70s, it looks like the repair work, which has been delayed three times due to weather, will finally go on as scheduled.
Also of note, a planned lane closure on westbound Route 50, which has been delayed nearly a month, will be happening “soon,” according to (of all sources) a road sign. Route 50 does not show up, however, in a list of VDOT’s planned closures for this weekend.
Help fund ovarian cancer research while indulging in food and drink specials at Piola (1550 Wilson Blvd) on Sunday. Starting at 5:00 p.m., the Rosslyn restaurant will host the 3rd Annual Friends4Life celebration.
Piola will donate 20 percent of the proceeds to the HERA Foundation. The public is welcome and encouraged to bring along friends, family and neighbors.
Six finalists have been selected for the county’s 2010 Women of Vision Award.They are: Lillibeth Boruchow, Angela Fox, Judy Hadden, Kathleen Sibert, Linda Dunphy and Andrea Maresca.
The awards dinner will be held on Wednesday, March 31, at the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (4301 Wilson Boulevard). ABC7 anchor Maureen Bunyan will host the event. The public is welcome, but a $10 donation is suggested.
RSVP with the Arlington Commission on the Status of Women (cswarlington [at] gmail.com) by March 24.
The Arlington County Medical Reserve Corps is looking for a few good men and women to volunteer their time for public health initiatives and emergency responses. Volunteers with both medical and non-medical backgrounds are welcome.
New volunteers are required to attend an two-hour orientation session and should be ready and willing to assist staff in an emergency, participate in annual exercises and drills and support outreach and education projects. The next orientation will be held on Wednesday, April 7, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
To volunteer, email ArlingtonMRC [at] arlingtonva.us or call 703-228-4986.
More information on what the Medical Reserve Corps does, after the jump.