For our Afternoon Links, we scanned the local papers, blogs, and news websites for a roundup of news and opinion from Alexandria, Virginia, and around the area. Here are some news items that caught our eye.
In observance of the Memorial Day holiday, Post Offices will be closed on Monday, May 25. There will be no residential or business delivery with the exception of Priority Mail Express, which is delivered 365 days a year.
The ramp from eastbound I-495/northbound I-95 (Outer Loop of the Capital Beltway) to Van Dorn Street (Route 613) will be closed (weather permitting) Tuesday night, May 26, Wednesday night, May 27 and Thursday night, May 28 between 10 p.m. each night and 5 a.m.