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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.
Nearly double the average number of riders crowded onto Metro trains this Saturday for the cherry blossom festival.
Bechtel, lead contractor of the Dulles Transit Partners joint venture, expects to submit the project for approval within the next few days.
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The Silver Line project could be turned over to Metro in a soon as two weeks, sources close to the project tell WTOP. But Metro's general manager, Richard Sarles, isn't ready to confirm that.
Members of the Washington Metropolitan Transportation Authority's Executive Board gathered to work out a formal response to a recent audit from the Federal Transit Administration.
The Silver Line could be up and running by July 4. Sources familiar with the project tell WTOP that based on the progress othroughout the last few weeks, the contractor building the Silver Line could get approval to turn the project over to Metro within the next two weeks.
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