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A major commuter route may get new lanes

Route 7 in Fairfax County and Loudoun County is congested most mornings and afternoons. But the Virginia Department of Transportation hopes a plan to widen the road could alleviate some of the congestion.

Wednesday - 06/25/2014, 06:23am EDT

Tags: Route 7, Ari Ashe

SUV crashes into police cruiser in Loudoun County (Photo)

A police cruiser was crushed when a SUV flew over a median and landed on the cruiser on a Loudoun County roadway Monday morning.

Monday - 06/16/2014, 09:36am EDT

Tags: Loudoun County, Route 7

Stranded Virginia motorist tells harrowing story

Melinda Ardinger's car completely shut down in the middle of oncoming traffic. She was more than disappointed by the reaction of fellow drivers.

Wednesday - 01/29/2014, 08:18pm EST

Tags: Kristi King, Melinda Ardinger, AAA, john townsend, Route 7

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Mass transit could improve Route 7 traffic

Route 7 between Alexandria and Tysons in Virginia is a heavily congested corridor with about 62,000 vehicles on a typical workday.

Sunday - 07/28/2013, 06:53am EDT

Tags: Route 7, Transit Alternatives Study, Mariela Garcia-Colberg, Ari Ashe, Northern Virginia Transportation Commission, Va. 7, bus-rapid transit, light rail, streetcars

Lanes closing for silver line construction in Va.

The construction of Metro's silver line through the Tysons Corner area in northern Virginia will cause some closures on local roads in the coming weeks.

Tuesday - 04/17/2012, 12:51pm EDT

Tags: Metro, Silver Line, Tysons Corner, Route 7, Route 267

Study will look at traffic between the Potomac and Dulles airport

Dulles Airport and the Potomac River aren't going anywhere, so what can we do about the traffic funnel they create?

Saturday - 06/25/2011, 07:36am EDT

Tags: Dulles Airport, Potomac River, traffic, andrea mcgimsey, Loudoun County Board of Supervisors, dulles greenway, Route 7, route 606, Eugene Delgaudio