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Chain Bridge Closed This Weekend

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The Chain Bridge connecting Northern Virginia and the District is closed this weekend for repair work.

D.C. transportation crews are making structural repairs under the bridge deck, which will keep the Chain Bridge closed through the weekend.

It's set to reopen at 5 a.m. on Monday, just in time for the morning rush to work.

This construction is scheduled to continue off and on through mid-December, however, the bridge won't be closed every weekend.

It will be open next weekend for the dedication of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial on the National Mall, and over Labor Day as well.

Meanwhile, continuing work on the Wilson Bridge on the Capital Beltway will have some lanes and ramps closed through later this afternoon, weather permitting. Officials recommend that drivers avoid both areas.

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