Southbound traffic on the inner loop of the Capitol Beltway is diverted at St. Barnabas Road in Oxon Hill, Md., after a big-rig accident closed the interstate on Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2001.  (The Washington Times)

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Southbound traffic on the inner loop of the Capitol Beltway is diverted at St. Barnabas Road in Oxon Hill, Md., after a big-rig accident closed the interstate on Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2001. (The Washington Times)