The Horn School Safety Rest Area is closed due to a major water line brake. As state and national efforts to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 continue, the WashingtonState Department of Transportation is implementing additional precautions by more frequently disinfecting restroom touch points and restocking supplies.
All the state’s 47 safety rest areas remain open (except for normal seasonal closures of Forest Learning Center and Blue Lake). This is a continuation of efforts to slow the spread of the virus through social distancing, minimizing touch points and limiting close personal contact.
Covering the major North and South Washington corridor... Are chains required on the inside “deals” on 2-axle vehicles (trucks, buses, RVs, etc.
More Washington Post Area Maps Time to take a break from driving? More If you're planning a road trip of any distance, take a look at using Washington's Rest Areas on your route to stop at.
Washington Post Areas are designed to provide highway travelers a safe and convenient facility to rest before continuing with their journey. Below is a map that shows the location of rest areas along Interstate highways.
For example, if you are heading west, check the box next to “Westbound” and uncheck the others. Mayor Muriel Bowser announced that a recent pause during Phase Two has ended, which allows for indoor dining at restaurants to resume at 25% capacity (or no more than 250 people) and museums to reopen with no more than 250 people allowed per floor and no guided tours.
The coronavirus pandemic has affected events, attractions and other businesses throughout the Washington, DC area. Make sure to check out our list of reopened businesses and read below for more details on restaurants, attractions and museums, including helpful safety information.
Current Travel Requirements The DC government currently requires visitors to test negative for COVID-19 within 72 hours of traveling (and to show results if asked by a business, hotel or restaurant); to avoid visiting if you are a close contact of a confirmed positive case; and to get tested within 3-5 days of arrival if you are visiting for more than three days. The city already requires individuals to socially distance and wear face coverings.
Read more up-to-date information about traveling to the city to ensure the health and safety of visitors. While many in-person gatherings have been impacted, local businesses, museums and festivals are hosting virtual events, which we're tracking on weekdays and weekends.
Employees and patrons should socially distance and wear face coverings at all times. Food service cafés and retail are allowed to open in line with industry standards.
Recreation centers, bowling alleys, climbing gyms, squash or racquetball clubs, skating rinks and skateboard parks may open with a 50-person capacity or at 50 percent capacity in Phase Two. You can also learn more about DC's parks and gardens and read details of currently reopened sites below.
The outdoor campus at THE REACH is accessible, including pop-up wine garden and café Victory Park, which will take a short break from Dec. 25 through Jan. 9, 2021. Kenilworth Park & Aquatic Gardens is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., with limited number of visitors, required social distancing and face coverings suggested.
Nonessential retail businesses are limited to 25 percent capacity as specified on their Certificate of Occupancy or 250 people including staff, whichever is fewer. Phase Two allows for personal services to open including hair and nail salons, massage and spas by appointment only and with strong safeguards and physical distancing in place.
Barbershops and hair salons opened in Phase One with select services, Phase Two allows the reopening of tanning, tattoo, waxing, threading, electrolysis, cryotherapy, facial and other skin services and nail salons, requiring one client per employee, face coverings at all times and social distancing. Read more about the city's requirements for retailers and check out ways that you can support some of these local businesses in the District.
WHAT's enhanced cleaning measures include daily disinfecting of trains, buses and stations with mopping, wiping down high-touch surfaces or using electrostatic loggers. To support the effort, thousands of frontline Metro employees transitioned to new work schedules as the region continued its gradual recovery and attracted more customers.
The WashingtonState Department of Health reported 1,717 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 Saturday, according to its COVID-19 data dashboard. State totals from the illness caused by the coronavirus were reported at 139,543 cases and 2,619 deaths Friday.
The state’s data shows King County continues to have the highest numbers in Washington, with 37,631 cases and 847 deaths. Johns Hopkins University data as of Saturday showed 12,051,253 cases and 255,588 deaths have been reported in the U.S.
Businesses and nonprofits already pummeled by the pandemic now face another challenge: Money allocated to Pierce County and local cities from the federal CARES Act is nearly gone, leaving them to face the rest of the year without the safety net of government loans or grants. Elected officials and business owners are reluctant to hope for more funding from the state or federal government.
Nonprofit organizations helped families stay housed and provided more food and meals than ever before. A Pennsylvania native and a University of Pittsburgh graduate, she also covered college athletics for the Beaver County Times from 2012-2016.
Eastbound traffic is closed at milepost 57, Crystal Mountain Boulevard, 12 miles west of the summit. Westbound traffic is closed at milepost 74.5 Morse Creek, 5 miles east of the summit.
During the week of Jan. 4 during daytime hours, WSD OT geotechnical experts will survey the slide zones and assess possible solutions. Future plans for repair, including estimated costs and timelines will be shared at a later date.
Loads are restricted to no wider than 14 feet to provide clearance. A contract to repair the roadway following widespread damages throughout Washington due to natural disaster is currently underway.