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    Encouraging cyclists to salmon seems like a...

    Encouraging cyclists to salmon seems like a really, really bad idea. The original options didn't show that, IIRC.
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    I'd rather take the lane on Glebe Rd. (uphill)...

    I'd rather take the lane on Glebe Rd. (uphill) than deal with that nonsense.
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    West Potomac Park at the south end of the Rock...

    West Potomac Park at the south end of the Rock Creek Trail.

    The Park Service (or its contractor) tore out the temporary trail bypass around the beach volleyball courts and replaced it with sod....
  4. NPS caves. Beach drive to remain closed to motor vehicles

    https://www.nps.gov/rocr/learn/news/upper-beach-drive-will-remain-closed-to-vehicles-year-round.htm

    Happy dance!
  5. Seems like they "fixed" the wrong connection. You...

    Seems like they "fixed" the wrong connection. You know, one that would involve getting rid of those godawful switchbacks with a direct connection from Potomac Ave to the 4MRT. On the other hand, they...
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    Wort Hog is permanently closed, as of Feb. 2022.

    Wort Hog is permanently closed, as of Feb. 2022.
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    Where does the Holmes Run Trail pass under...

    Where does the Holmes Run Trail pass under Telegraph Rd? Duke St or Eisenhower perhaps? Those are the only street/highway underpasses on the HRT.
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    Zoo loop bridge over Rock Creek Park opens today...

    Zoo loop bridge over Rock Creek Park opens today at 3 pm. However, the daylight-only opening hours will be in effect for the Zoo Loop trail that bypasses the tunnel. Still have to use the...
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    VDOT spokesperson says the impact to "locals...

    VDOT spokesperson says the impact to "locals should be 'minimal.'" I wonder if VDOT includes more than motorists in the curious locution "locals."

    Three-four days per week this is my commute...
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    Ridiculous if the county pre-approved this. I get...

    Ridiculous if the county pre-approved this. I get the feeling there's just an "anything goes" attitude when it comes to work associated with "National Landing."

    I've submitted several tickets...
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    Hand-lettered signage is always the hallmark of...

    Hand-lettered signage is always the hallmark of quality.
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    https://www.arlingtonva.us/Government/Projects/Pro...

    https://www.arlingtonva.us/Government/Projects/Project-Types/Uncategorised/Bluemont-Junction-Trail-Intersections-Improvements-Project

    The County is reducing the street width and adding a speed...
  13. Same story on Crystal Dr. Occasionally they put...

    Same story on Crystal Dr. Occasionally they put up a variable message display warning drivers not to block the bike lanes. Once in a great while I'll see ACPD there, presumably writing tickets (or...
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    The plans are very clear, but the installer got...

    The plans are very clear, but the installer got it bass-ackwards. Doht...
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    Serious crash -- 21st and I NW

    Per numerous media reports. Looks like a cyclist southbound on 21st was right-hooked by a concrete truck. This intersection is on my evening commute route. A traffic signal is being installed, but...
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    It's a hopeless muddle and largely unenforceable....

    It's a hopeless muddle and largely unenforceable. Who knows what the legislature was trying to accomplish, other than provide a ham-handed response to some constituent complaints about being...
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    Per NPS National Mall Twitter feed, as of this...

    Per NPS National Mall Twitter feed, as of this morning, the trail underneath (through?) the TR Bridge is now open. I hope to check it out after work.

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    Steel outriggers to support the temporary bike/ped crossing of Four Mile Run at the West Glebe Road bridge.

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  19. Potomac Yard trail connector 68% over budget

    https://sungazette.news/unexpected-arsenic-levels-pump-up-cost-of-trail-connector-project/

    Nothing like a $380,000 change order to brighten one's day. The cost of this little project has ballooned...
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    The bridge is comprised of two structural precast...

    The bridge is comprised of two structural precast "Ts." The repairs are needed to address the joint between the Ts. Kind of a crappy design, in my design, with persistent maintenance issues,...
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    Arlington DES contact for work zones?

    The ongoing construction zone cluster---- in the 1800 block of Crystal Drive continues apace. This time it's steel plates being used with no asphalt edging and left that way all weekend. One gets the...
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    The TR Bridge was a planning calamity not easily...

    The TR Bridge was a planning calamity not easily undone.
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    The "Belvedere" was intended to be the monumental...

    The "Belvedere" was intended to be the monumental termination of Constitution Ave. The TR Bridge and its gawdawful tangle of ramps turned it into a vestigial oddity.
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    That would cost megabucks, as would fixing the...

    That would cost megabucks, as would fixing the seawalls. And I'm not sure there is room for a sidewalk unless you removed part of the roadway, due to proximity of the cherry trees. It looks like NPS...
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    Final reminder that the comment period closes on...

    Final reminder that the comment period closes on May 19.
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