From left, Beyer, Jarvis and Jewell called for more federal transportation funding. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Regional lawmakers are sounding the alarm about the condition of the Arlington Memorial Bridge and are pushing for Congress to provide funds to repair the structure.
“Two lanes closed on one of the most important entrances to our nation’s capital. We already have the worst traffic congestion in the country, and now this,” Rep. Don Beyer Jr., D-Va., said at a Monday press conference on the Virginia side of the bridge. “This is not just the symbol, but the reality of failed leadership.” Full story