Dr. Gridlock: Tysons Corner


Posted at 02:18 PM ET, 09/05/2012

Tysons ramp reopening, after completion of Silver Line tunnel

By the end of the week, drivers should have an easier time getting through a key intersection in Tysons Corner.

By Robert Thomson  |  02:18 PM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Tysons Corner, Silver Line | Tags:  DC transportation, Dulles Metrorail, Silver Line, Tysons Corner

Posted at 02:41 PM ET, 07/24/2012

Montgomery, Fairfax to talk traffic, but solutions won’t come easily

Elected leaders from the two counties will consider the possibility of reviving express bus service, which failed in its most recent trial.

By Robert Thomson  |  02:41 PM ET, 07/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Commuting, Capital Beltway, Commuter Bus, Metro, Maryland, Virginia, Tysons Corner | Tags:  DC transportation, Metro, WMATA, Montgomery County, Fairfax County, 495 Express Lanes, Capital Beltway, Virginia Department of Transportation, Maryland Department of Transportation

Posted at 12:19 PM ET, 05/04/2012

Beltway/I-66 interchange bottleneck to open up this weekend in Express Lanes work zone

Commuters on the Beltway’s inner loop in Virginia should see a significant improvement by next week.

By Robert Thomson  |  12:19 PM ET, 05/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Capital Beltway, Tysons Corner, Northern Virginia | Tags:  DC transportation, Virginia Department of Transportation, 495 Express Lanes, Capital Beltway

Posted at 02:28 PM ET, 05/01/2012

Drivers worry Beltway HOT lanes will increase congestion near Potomac River

Planners of the 495 Express Lanes don’t expect that they’ll add to Beltway traffic, just shift it around.

By Robert Thomson  |  02:28 PM ET, 05/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Capital Beltway, Virginia, Tysons Corner | Tags:  DC transportation, Maryland Department of Transportation, Virginia Department of Transportation, 495 Express Lanes

Posted at 10:12 AM ET, 03/07/2012

Fairfax is talking about Dulles Silver Line

The county Department of Transportation has set public meetings and an online discussion on the second phase of the Dulles Metrorail project.

By Robert Thomson  |  10:12 AM ET, 03/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Silver Line, Metro, Tysons Corner | Tags:  DC transportation, Dulles Metrorail, Silver Line, Metro, WMATA, Fairfax County Department of Transportation

Posted at 02:42 PM ET, 02/21/2012

495 Express Lanes project closing Route 7 ramp

On Friday, the Virginia Department of Transportation plans to close the right-side ramp from eastbound Route 7 (Leesburg Pike) to the Capital Beltway’s inner loop and turn on a new traffic signal.

By Robert Thomson  |  02:42 PM ET, 02/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Capital Beltway, Virginia, Tysons Corner | Tags:  DC transportation, Virginia Department of Transportation, 495 Express Lanes,

Posted at 03:59 PM ET, 12/27/2011

Tysons Corner ramp reopens

Progress on the Metrorail tunnel beneath the high point of Fairfax County allowed the reopening today of a ramp linking two important commuter routes in the middle of Tysons Corner.

By Robert Thomson  |  03:59 PM ET, 12/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Silver Line, Tysons Corner

Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 12/12/2011

The week ahead for traffic, transit

Dr. Gridlock looks at some of the projects and events that could slow travel in the D.C. area on what should generally be a sunny and mild week.

By Robert Thomson  |  09:46 AM ET, 12/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Commuting, Construction, Capital Beltway, Tysons Corner

Posted at 12:25 PM ET, 11/03/2011

Beltway shift coming in Tysons Corner

Commuters who drive through Tysons Corner are about to see some big changes in the work zone for the high-occupancy toll lanes.

By Robert Thomson  |  12:25 PM ET, 11/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Tysons Corner, Capital Beltway

Posted at 06:06 PM ET, 11/01/2011

Overnight lane closings in Tysons Corner

The eastbound lanes of Tysons Boulevard are scheduled to close tonight between Chain Bridge Road (Route 123) and Galleria Drive in Tysons Corner.

By Robert Thomson  |  06:06 PM ET, 11/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Advisories, Tysons Corner

Posted at 04:16 PM ET, 10/04/2011

Expect more delays on Leesburg Pike at Spring Hill Rd. today

Crews working on the Dulles rail extension through Tysons Corner will be conducting emergency road repairs on westbound Route 7 at Spring Hill Road this evening.

By Michael D. Bolden  |  04:16 PM ET, 10/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Tysons Corner

Posted at 06:06 PM ET, 08/08/2011

Beltway lane closings at Route 123 Monday night

Three lanes of the Capital Beltway in each direction are scheduled to close overnight Monday at Route 123 in Tysons Corner, according to officials with the Dulles rail extension project

By Washington Post Editors  |  06:06 PM ET, 08/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Virginia, Tysons Corner, Silver Line, Northern Virginia

Posted at 05:33 PM ET, 07/07/2011

Extensive lane closings tonight in Tysons area

Drivers west of the Beltway in Virginia and around Tysons Corner are likely to encounter travel delays overnight. These are the lane and ramp closings scheduled to occur between 9:30 p.m. and 5 a.m.

By Robert Thomson  |  05:33 PM ET, 07/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Tysons Corner

Posted at 01:01 PM ET, 06/22/2011

Tysons panel to discuss development levels and transportation

A Fairfax County panel has been resurrected to discuss Tysons Corner’s redevelopment nearly one year after officials approved urban building rules there.

By Kafia A. Hosh  |  01:01 PM ET, 06/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Tysons Corner, Silver Line

Posted at 12:38 PM ET, 04/21/2011

Tysons Boulevard closing Thursday night

Tysons Boulevard is scheduled to close in both directions at Chain Bridge Road (Route 123) Thursday night for work associated with the extension of Metrorail to Dulles International Airport and Loudoun County.

By Washington Post Editors  |  12:38 PM ET, 04/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Silver Line, Construction, Tysons Corner

Posted at 02:31 PM ET, 03/29/2011

Fairfax OKs names for new Metrorail stations

So what’s in a name? A lot it seems, especially when it comes to naming a new Metro station. Fairfax officials on Tuesday approved monikers for the Metro stations on the rail extension to Dulles International Airport and Loudoun County.

By Kafia A. Hosh  |  02:31 PM ET, 03/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Metro, Tysons Corner, Northern Virginia, Silver Line

Posted at 07:18 PM ET, 10/14/2010

Rte. 123 S ramp to Outer Loop to close

The ramp from southbound Route 123 to the Outer Loop in Tysons Corner will close tonight from 11 p.m to 5 a.m. because of construction on the Dulles rail extension. Traffic on Route 123 south traveling to the Outer Loop...

By Michael Bolden  |  07:18 PM ET, 10/14/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Tysons Corner, Tysons Corner, Tysons Corner, Tysons Corner