Posts Tagged ‘Dr. Gridlock’

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Welcome to Tuesday on what is shaping up to be, holidays aside, Washington's longest week. [...]

DDOT Starts Construction on 11th Street Bridge Project, Sort Of

Gusting winds ruined the city's best-laid plans today, preventing officials from celebrating the placement of the first pile in the Anacostia River of the 11th Street Bridge Project—the media were supposed to go out for a boat tour and everything! Even Dr. Gridlock was there!
Alas, no boat. And no pile.
But the driving in of that [...]

Seven Metro Crash Victims Identified

WaPo's Dr. Gridlock blogged the identities of seven of the nine who died in yesterday's Red Line crash:

Jeanice McMillan, 42, of Springfield (train operator)

Major General David F. Wherley, Jr., former commanding general, Joint Force Headquarters, District of Columbia National Guard, and his wife Ann, both 62
Lavonda King, 23
Dennis Hawkins, 64
Mary Doolittle, 59
Anna Fernandez, 40

Per Cherkis, [...]

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