With more traffic expected in and around Alexandria, Virginia, starting in less than two weeks, the city is set to cut evening and weekend parking rates at its garages during the major Metro shutdown.
Silver Line test trains are set to start running on larger stretches of the new tracks between Wiehle-Reston East and Ashburn, but it is still unclear exactly when those trains will begin carrying paying passengers.
More drivers are sticking with the Dulles Toll Road this year than the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority expected following a toll increase meant to cover Silver Line construction costs.
Silver Line stations and tracks could be substantially finished by February of next year, but a rail yard integral to opening the line to Dulles Airport and Loudoun County may not be finished until months later.
The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors has approved a developer’s ambitious project to develop a 158-acre mixed-use community between the Silver Line’s Ashburn and Loudoun Gateway Metro stops, with plans that include thousands of townhomes, condos and apartments.
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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.
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