Metro expects new details soon on rail tie issues that could possibly lead to another delay of the Silver Line construction project to Dulles International Airport and Ashburn.
The first Dulles Toll Road rate hike since 2014 meant that even with fewer toll transactions, revenue rose 25.6 percent to $15.3 million for the month of January. That is roughly in line with some forecasts.
Work begins this week to finally finish the last significant piece of the first phase of the Silver Line project, which opened to riders in 2014.
After a one-night delay, test trains are now in place near Dulles International Airport for the future Silver Line Phase 2, marking a significant step toward opening the line for riders between Reston and Loudoun County.
The first trains on Phase 2 tracks that will be used by riders when the line opens in 2020 will roll around 1 a.m. Wednesday as part of initial tests that mark a major milestone, the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority told WTOP.
The sealant is intended to prevent the panels, which were revealed last year to have an incorrect mix that could create problems, from deteriorating over coming decades.
The latest Silver Line concrete issues face a test from the weather this weekend, but the man overseeing construction still expects the line will open to riders before the end of 2020.
With the arrival of the new year, the toll at the main plaza increased from $2.50 to $3.25 and from $1 to $1.50 at ramps.
Try to get out the door early if you’re planning to do some shopping at the malls around Tysons Corner. Or if you’re heading into the District, plan some extra time due to long intervals between trains.
In a significant milestone, Metro ran a track inspection vehicle Tuesday from the current end of the Silver Line through to the area around Dulles Airport, the contractor building the second phase of the line said.
A man who admitted faking records to hide faulty Silver Line concrete panels was sentenced Friday to a year and a day in prison along with a significant financial penalty.
Within a few years, people flying in and out of Dulles International Airport could be taking the train there and back.
Universal Concrete Products and its president and co-owner Donald Faust filed their first formal responses this week to a whistleblower lawsuit backed by the federal government and state of Virginia.
All Metro lines are slowed by single-tracking this weekend, but the most significant disruption is on the Orange, Silver and Blue lines. Here’s what you need to know.
All work on the Innovation Center Metro station garage, which has eight stories, has been halted as an engineering firm attempts to determine why four cylindrical supporting structures sunk by as much as four inches.
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