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Emergency responses along the Dulles Toll Road are changing because of the construction of the Silver Line.
Now that Metro has taken control of the first phase of the Silver Line, Metro riders and people who drive past Wiehle-Reston East and the new Tysons Corner stations should get ready for some changes.
Metro says it now has up to 90 days to open the line to customers, but sources have told WTOP the line could open much sooner than that if all testing goes according to plan.
Metro says it will take over the oft-delayed Silver Line this month to begin 90 days of testing and training.
U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine may be one of the Silver Line's biggest fans, and he's not letting the delays in Phase One of the nearly $6 billion project dampen his feelings.
An agreement has been reached that will turn the Silver Line project over to Metro, paving the way for the new subway line to open this summer.
Airport authority officials say they will announce this week whether the Silver Line meets key safety and construction benchmarks and the project can move into a testing and training phase.
Gov. Terry McAuliffe is looking for more details about Northern Virginia's long-delayed Silver Line at a meeting with leaders of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Tuesday.
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