The average Arlington taxpayer will likely see a higher bill next year, but not because tax rates are going up.
With $68 million in federal grants the Montgomery County Department of Transportation hopes the plan will improve pedestrian access among the National Institutes of Health, Metro and the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.
This fall, a project to widen U.S. 1/Richmond Highway
between Telegraph Road and Mount Vernon Memorial Highway will begin to help ease the
commute to Fort Belvoir.
Commuters traveling the 25 miles from the
Quantico Marine Corps Base to Fort Belvoir know
how frustrating the stop-and-go trip along U.S.
1 can be. Prince William County officials say
they hope state funding will be allocated for
two major projects to improve traffic flow.
Real estate taxes for the average homeowner in
Arlington County could increase hundreds of
dollars each year as regional development and
uncertainty about sequestration force the County
Board to adjust to new realities.
Drivers in Bethesda are familiar with BRAC-
related construction aimed at easing the traffic
crush around Walter Reed National Military
Center, and that work is progressing.
Office vacancy rates in Northern Virginia spiked
in the past year as the military\’s 2005 base
closure plan bore down on the region.
The ramp near the Mark Center in Alexandria would
have \”no significant\” environmental impact on the
area around Interstate 395.
Tucked in between U.S. 50, U.S. 29 and the Capital Beltway, the Defense Health Headquarters will bring all Department of Defense military medical health care operations to a single campus. The facility will house more than 3,000 employees and is expected to be fully up and running by July.
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All Department of Defense military medical health care operations will be on a single campus in the Falls Church area, and the move of more than 3,000 employees is something area residents didn\’t anticipate.
The Base Realignment and Closure program has caused a change in travel behavior at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda.
Military base closures have led to major changes for thousands of area commuters. But the growing congestion near Fort Belvoir is presenting a unique challenge for traffic enforcement.
The commutes along Rockville Pike and Connecticut Avenue are about to get a lot worse as lanes are torn up near the National Institutes of Health and the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.