If it's deals you want, you'll have to pay the price in traffic delays.
Washington, DC, will have the fifth worst traffic congestion on Thanksgiving and Black Friday, according to a Huffington Post report. In the DC region, rush hour will peak Wednesday between 3:30 p.m. and 5 p.m., according to the report. Travel will take 30 percent longer than usual on average. Black Friday shoppers will be clogging the roads as well. On Friday, traffic across the country is expected to peak between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. and 7 p.m., according to the report. Read the full story on the Huffington Post. Getting ready to head out of town? Check our live traffic map and avoid delays.
The inner loop of the Capital Beltway is closed south of exit 15 after an early morning water main break.
7:18 a.m. - The beltway is expected to be closed for several hours as water is still flooding the inner loop. According to WUSA9, who broke the story this morning, reported that a spokesperson for the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission said the break occurred in a 54-inch water main around 4 a.m. She said she was unsure of the exact location of the break, but that their first priority is to shut down all valves and cut off flow onto the highway. NBC Washington had some raw video from the flooded highway, and TBD is reporting that the cause of the break was a car accident on Hampton Park Boulevard. The Maryland State Highway Administration is working on a detour for the morning commuters hit by this major delay. Original Post: The …