Re: prohibiting 18-wheelers on US routes
"Mike Tantillo" <mjtantillo@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Virginia bans trucks "over 8 tons gross" on U.S. 50 between the City
of Fairfax and the Virginia end of the T. Roosevelt Bridge (crossing
the Potomac River).
Between Fairfax and the Beltway, there is an interstate quality
alternate just to the north.
Between the Beltway and Arlington, I'm assuming the road is open to
local deliveries, and local deliveries can also get in via I-395 and VA
110 (now reopened to trucks and busses since the Pentagon Secure Bypass
is complete). Between Arlington and DC, the bridge is restricted.
I-66 between I-495 and Rosslyn, does not allow commercial trucks, as
part of the 1977 Coleman Decision that authorized that I-66 segment's
Large trucks between I-66 west of I-495 and downtown D.C., have an
all-Interstate route utilizing I-66, I-495 and I-395.
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