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.
On Tuesday, the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority announced a request for proposals, seeking bids to operate and maintain the new stations, trains and facilities. A contract will be awarded in the spring.
In the meantime, the overall project is hanging on by a thread to the latest construction timeline, which already includes a number of delays over the last several years.
After initially providing no additional backup options for riders during the Blue Line shutdown and major Orange and Silver Line work that began Aug. 11, Metro is now making some changes.
Initial tests on faulty concrete panels suggest a redo of the Silver Line extension to Dulles Airport may not be necessary.
Track work affects all Metro lines this weekend, with the most significant work near Rosslyn on the Blue, Orange and Silver lines.
The Silver Line extension project has found a new problem: A chemical reaction in the concrete that can cause cracks and reduce the service life of concrete structures. A lab will now be testing samples of the concrete from the project to find out the extent of the problem.
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