By Rand Paul
Obama acts as though we no longer have a Constitution
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
Back in your great-grandfather's day, streetcars cranked their way around Greater Washington with fairly predictable regularity. In the early 20th century, family weekends might include "riding the lines" out to amusement parks in Glen Echo, Bethesda or far Northeast, lines locals used daily to get to work, school or shopping.
Several lanes and ramps on the Capital Beltway will be closed for construction starting at 10 p.m. Thursday. All work is expected to be completed by 5 a.m. the following morning.
Ms. Ward said it's difficult to tell whether the goals in place will be met.
"We're really telling folks that they should just avoid the area," said Dara Ward, a spokeswoman for the Woodrow Wilson Bridge Project. "It would behoove them to do so."