• Construction worker impaled after fall

    A worker was reportedly impaled on a steel rod after a fall at a construction site on the 8800 block of Ridge Road in Bethesda.

  • Construction to start this month on new Crystal City apartments

    The high-rise apartment building that will replace the former Post Office on S. Eads Street expects to have shovels in the ground by the end of the month.

  • Remains at Prince William Co. school site reburied

    MANASSAS, Va. (AP) — Prince William County school officials and a family have laid to rest remains unearthed during a construction project. Workers found the more than 100-year-old remains last November as they were preparing to build playing fields for a new high school near Manassas. Local historians concluded they likely belonged to ancestors of…

  • Work on I-95 Express Lanes shift traffic pattern

    SPRINGFIELD — As work continues on the I-95 Express Lanes Project, the Virginia Department of Transportation says that a temporary traffic pattern will be put into place on the Franconia-Springfield Parkway. Construction crews will block all left turn lanes at the ramps to and from the I-95 Express Lanes at the Franconia-Springfield Parkway. Only right…

  • Campaign focuses on construction injuries in Va.

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Federal officials are launching a summer campaign to curb construction fatalities and other injuries in Virginia. The Labor Department’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration says officers in its Norfolk office will focus enforcement efforts on construction projects on military bases and other federal properties in the state. Officials say the initiative…

  • I-66 widening construction noise irks neighbors

    Work got started on the widening of Interstate 66 last month
    and some residents are losing sleep over the construction — literally.

  • Silver Line construction not finished; opening delayed again

    The Metropolitan Airports Authority said Monday that the Silver Line contractor has not completed seven key aspects of the project. And the new transit line\’s opening will be delayed again.

  • Lessons learned from a graveyard discovery at new school site

    There\’s literally a grave controversy surrounding a high school being built in Prince William County. To make way for the new school, an old cemetery was moved and which didn\’t go over well with the community.

  • Loudoun commuter route to be widened to ease backups

    A more than 5-mile stretch of Route 606 in Loudoun County will be widened to reduce backups and commute times.

  • Maryland ‘hobbitat’ builders think small and sustainable

    In an age when homes include four car garages, media rooms and man caves, one Maryland company is bucking the trend.

  • Georgetown projects forced to stop work, possibly in error

    The District government was busy on Grace Street Thursday.

  • Final arch to be placed on New York Avenue Bridge

    A new piece of public art will grace the New York Avenue Bridge providing a dash of nature and art to the newly rehabilitated structured that will serve as a gateway to the District\’s NoMA neighborhood.

  • WTOP Exclusive: Silver Line opening delayed until January

    Weather-related construction delays will push back the opening of the first segment of Metro\’s new Silver Line by at least a month.

  • Expect off-peak traffic delays this summer on I-95

    Every summer, local drivers must contend with heavy beach traffic along Interstate 95 in Virginia. But this summer expect more frequent backups and delays as construction ramps up on the 95 Express Lanes.

  • Gold Cup, road and bridge work to bungle weekend traffic

    Track work will cause delays on four Metro lines this weekend. Plus expect detours on I-66 over the Potomac and delays in Fauquier County. Express Lanes construction will shut down the HOV lanes on both Interstate 95 and 395. That and more in your Weekend Wakeup.