Dr. Gridlock: Tysons


Posted at 08:21 AM ET, 12/09/2013

Outer loop of Beltway reopens after tractor trailer accident

Outer loop of Beltway reopens after being blocked by overturned tractor trailer.

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  08:21 AM ET, 12/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  accident, Beltway, tractor trailer overturned, tysons corner

Posted at 11:05 AM ET, 12/04/2013

Roads reopened in Tysons after gas leak

Authorities have closed Westpark Drive at Route 123. Route 123 at International Drive is also closed intermittently as crews try to fix the line.

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  11:05 AM ET, 12/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  farifax, gas leak, roads closed, tysons mall

Posted at 02:01 PM ET, 11/13/2013

Virginia, not Maryland, is where transit action is today

The Potomac River doesn’t divide transit thinkers from road builders.

By Robert Thomson  |  02:01 PM ET, 11/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  11th Street Bridge, Dr. Gridlock Column, Intercounty Connector, Metro, Purple Line, Silver Line, Tysons

Posted at 10:28 AM ET, 10/15/2013

Use of express lanes continues to rise, operator says

Traffic and tolls along the 495 Express Lanes were up a bit in the year’s third quarter, the HOT lanes operator reports.

By Robert Thomson  |  10:28 AM ET, 10/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  495 Express Lanes, capital beltway, Dr. Gridlock Column, Tysons

Posted at 09:36 AM ET, 09/09/2013

I-95 drivers get to compare travel times

Morning commuters see travel time estimates to the Pentagon via regular lanes versus the HOV lanes.

By Robert Thomson  |  09:36 AM ET, 09/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  495 Express Lanes, 95 Express Lanes, capital beltway, Dr. Gridlock Column, I-95, Tysons, Virginia Department of Transportation, Virginia traffic

Posted at 09:26 AM ET, 04/03/2013

Beltway signs to advertise free weekend for drivers in 495 Express Lanes

Wording the signs for Virginia's high-occupancy toll lanes is complicated by legal and practical concerns.

By Robert Thomson  |  09:26 AM ET, 04/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  495 Express Lanes, capital beltway, Dr. Gridlock, Transurban, Tysons

Posted at 10:05 AM ET, 12/19/2012

Drivers: We need more information on Beltway express lanes

The new Beltway lanes baffle some potential customers.

By Robert Thomson  |  10:05 AM ET, 12/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  495 Express Lanes, capital beltway, Dr. Gridlock, Tysons, Virginia Department of Transportation

Posted at 01:35 PM ET, 11/08/2012

Should parking be added near Tysons Metro stations?

A Virginia reader questions lack of parking by new Silver Line stations.

By Robert Thomson  |  01:35 PM ET, 11/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dr. Gridlock:, Metro, Silver Line, Tysons, WMATA

Posted at 11:35 AM ET, 11/08/2012

Traveler offers tip for Tysons holiday shopping trips

The upcoming opening of the Beltway express lanes will offer holiday shoppers a new route into Tysons.

By Robert Thomson  |  11:35 AM ET, 11/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  495 Express Lanes, capital beltway, Dr. Gridlock:, Tysons, Virginia Department of Transportation

Posted at 04:09 PM ET, 09/12/2012

Fairfax board approves express buses to Tysons

The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors approved a plan to provide express bus service traveling to Tysons Corner and utilizing the 495 Express Lanes.

By Mark Berman  |  04:09 PM ET, 09/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fairfax, Tysons Corner, 495 Express

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 12:16 PM ET, 04/12/2012

Silver Line construction: Many lane closings in Tysons area

The Metro Silver Line project is very active right now in the Tysons Corner area, and it’s going to have a greater impact on the local roadways next week.

By Robert Thomson  |  12:16 PM ET, 04/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Silver Line, Construction, Northern Virginia, Metro | Tags:  Virginia transportation, Silver Line, Metro, WMATA, Tysons Corner

Posted at 11:07 AM ET, 02/21/2012

Metro: Help name the Silver Line stations

Metro and Fairfax County are asking the public to help name the new stations that will be part of the Silver Line.

By Robert Thomson  |  11:07 AM ET, 02/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Metro, Transportation Politics | Tags:  DC transportation, Metro WMATA, Fairfax County, Tysons Corner

Posted at 07:00 PM ET, 08/16/2010

Headaches on the horizon

There's a chance travelers will encounter rain Monday night as a cool front moves through and bring in somewhat drier air. Drivers in Tysons Corner will encounter one new delay overnight as part of the Dulles Metrorail project.

By Robert Thomson  |  07:00 PM ET, 08/16/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Advisories, Advisories | Tags:  Dr. Gridlock, Tysons Corner

Posted at 12:45 PM ET, 06/02/2010

Beltway shift in Tysons

The Capital Beltway's outer loop in Tysons corner will be in a slightly different place on Thursday morning, if the Wednesday night work goes according to plan.

By Robert Thomson  |  12:45 PM ET, 06/02/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Advisories, Advisories, Advisories, Advisories | Tags:  Dr. Gridlock, HOT lanes, Tysons Corner

Posted at 04:22 PM ET, 06/01/2010

Rte. 123 ramps realigned in Tysons

Beginning at 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, all southbound lanes of the Capital Beltway bridge over Route 123 in Tysons Corner will shift onto a new adjacent bridge. The shift will be in place by 5 a.m. Thursday. As a result, exit ramps to Route 123 north and south have been realigned. The segment of Route 123 under the Beltway will be closed one weekend this month to demolish the old bridge.

By Michael Bolden  |  04:22 PM ET, 06/01/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Metro, Silver Line, Tysons Corner