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The day when the Washington area consisted of the District of Columbia and a collection of small suburban enclaves is long past. Today our metropolitan region is home to nearly 6 million residents, nearly 45% of whom live in Northern Virginia. Only about 12% live in the District of Columbia.
Posted on August 1, 2015 in: Status Update
The Virginia Department of Transportation completed a study in July 2015 examining cross-Potomac River travel demand in 2040 at existing crossings between the U.S. 15/Point of Rocks Bridge and US 301/Governor Harry Nice Bridge. The study looked at travel speed and origin and destination trends. The study did not look at recommended solutions to the sever congestion experienced on such crossings as the American Legion Bridge or Roselyn Tunnel. Joint discussions and additional planning and action by Maryland and Virginia are urgently needed.
This most recent study is but one in a long list of analyses that have repeatedly documented the need for one or more new Potomac River crossings northwest of the Capital Beltway:
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