Dr. Gridlock: silver line


Posted at 01:47 PM ET, 02/28/2014

Some Silver Line road work waiting on warmer weather

Paving progress depends on thermometer, not the state of railroad construction.

By Robert Thomson  |  01:47 PM ET, 02/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Silver Line

Posted at 01:53 PM ET, 02/04/2014

Washington Flyer to reduce fare to Dulles when Silver Line opens

A one-way trip from the new Wiehle Avenue Metro station to Dulles airport will cost $5.

By Luz Lazo  |  01:53 PM ET, 02/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Metro, Silver Line

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 01/29/2014

Oops! Metro posted wrong signs for its new Silver Line

Metro installs wrong signs in showing off new Silver Line. Mistake to cost some money to fix. Signs show Blue Line going to where it doesn’t go.

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  12:30 PM ET, 01/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Metro, Silver Line, subway, WMATA

Posted at 07:37 PM ET, 01/25/2014

Major test of the Silver Line set for this weekend

In the test, trains will run along the new spur of the rail extension between East Falls Church and Wiehle Avenue.

By Lori Aratani  |  07:37 PM ET, 01/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Silver Line

Posted at 03:06 PM ET, 01/14/2014

Questions about Silver Line Phase 2? Call this number.

A new toll-free hotline has been established for people who have questions about the second phase of the Silver Line rail project.

By Lori Aratani  |  03:06 PM ET, 01/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Silver Line

Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 12/16/2013

Controversial union-friendly labor agreement is part of some Silver Line rail work

Despite an early battle over its use, a union-friendly labor agreement is being used for part of Phase 2 of the Silver Line rail project.

By Lori Aratani  |  11:47 AM ET, 12/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Silver Line

Posted at 02:17 PM ET, 12/10/2013

MWAA board expected to meet Wednesday

The latest Silver Line delays are likely to be a hot topic at the final meeting of the year for the MWAA board of directors.

By Lori Aratani  |  02:17 PM ET, 12/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mwaa, Silver Line

Posted at 05:29 PM ET, 12/02/2013

MWAA announces more Silver Line delays

Recent testing identified needed software modifications to the Automatic Train Control System, officials said.

By Lori Aratani  |  05:29 PM ET, 12/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Silver Line

Posted at 12:20 PM ET, 11/15/2013

Invitation-only shindig celebrates the Silver Line

Guest celebrated the near-completion of the Silver Line rail project at a private reception held at the Tysons Central stop.

By Lori Aratani  |  12:20 PM ET, 11/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Silver Line

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 04:49 PM ET, 11/12/2013

MWAA’s board of directors expected to get Silver Line update, elect new officers

The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority’s board of directors is expected to meet Wednesday when they will be briefed on the handover of the first phase of Silver Line rail project.

By Lori Aratani  |  04:49 PM ET, 11/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mwaa, Silver Line

Posted at 03:31 PM ET, 11/05/2013

Metro staff recommends keeping the D.C.-Dulles Airport bus

The Metro staff plans to recommend changes in some bus routes across the D.C. region, but not cancellation of the bus between L’Enfant Plaza and Dulles Airport.

By Robert Thomson  |  03:31 PM ET, 11/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  bwi airport, Dr. Gridlock Column, Metro, Metrobus, National Harbor, Silver Line, WMATA

Posted at 02:33 PM ET, 11/05/2013

Transit projects nearly finished, but still no opening dates

The Silver Line and the D.C. streetcar line are wrapping up construction, but still need testing.

By Robert Thomson  |  02:33 PM ET, 11/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. streetcars, District Department of Transportation, Dr. Gridlock Column, Metro, Silver Line, WMATA

Posted at 01:13 PM ET, 11/05/2013

Silver Line more than five new stations

One of the first things riders will notice on the platform at the Wiehle-Reston station is the destination signs to Largo Town Center.

By Robert Thomson  |  01:13 PM ET, 11/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dr. Gridlock Column, Fairfax Department of Transportation, Metro, Silver Line, WMATA

Posted at 11:28 AM ET, 11/05/2013

A sneak peek tour of the Silver Line

Some images from a sneak peek tour of the soon-to-be-open Silver Line rail extension. The $5.6 billion project is one of the largest infrastructure projects in the U.S.

By Lori Aratani  |  11:28 AM ET, 11/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  dulles rail, Metro, Silver Line, WMATA

Posted at 12:26 PM ET, 11/01/2013

Silver Line riders -- we want to hear from you

The Post’s Transportation and Development Team is looking for Silver Line riders to chat with as part of our coverage of the new rail extension.

By Lori Aratani  |  12:26 PM ET, 11/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Silver Line, WMATA

Posted at 04:11 PM ET, 10/10/2013

Metro explains two recent train derailments

Metro explains two recent derailments. Speed was a factor in one.

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  04:11 PM ET, 10/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Metro, Silver Line, WMATA

Posted at 11:17 AM ET, 09/23/2013

Cutting Dulles Airport Metrobus now doesn’t make sense

Metro is considering dozens of good ideas to modify bus service, but cutting the airport route should be off the table.

By Robert Thomson  |  11:17 AM ET, 09/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dr. Gridlock Column, Dulles Airport, Metro, Metrobus, Silver Line, WMATA

Posted at 05:42 PM ET, 09/18/2013

Silver Line first phase set to be completed in November

Passenger service on the rail line could begin in January.

By Lori Aratani  |  05:42 PM ET, 09/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Metro, Silver Line, WMATA

Posted at 08:02 AM ET, 09/18/2013

MWAA board slated to meet Wednesday

The board of directors for the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority is slated to meet Wednesday. They are expected to get a update about the Silver Line rail project.

By Lori Aratani  |  08:02 AM ET, 09/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mwaa, Silver Line

Posted at 03:52 PM ET, 08/14/2013

Silver Line test train derails

A Silver Line test train derailed Tuesday during routine testing. The cause of the accident is still being investigated.

By Lori Aratani  |  03:52 PM ET, 08/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Silver Line, Silver line; WMATA; derailment

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 07/17/2013

Silver Line extension may see eight-week delay, officials say

"There's a real question now on when it will be complete," MWAA CEO Jack Potter said.

By Lori Aratani  |  10:02 AM ET, 07/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Metro, mwaa, Silver Line

Posted at 04:39 PM ET, 06/18/2013

Silver Line, Bi-County Parkway on MWAA board agenda

Expect questions about Silver Line safety system concerns during the board meeting.

By Lori Aratani  |  04:39 PM ET, 06/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dulles Airport, metropolitan washington airports authority, mwaa, Silver Line, Transportation

Posted at 10:38 AM ET, 06/10/2013

The week ahead: More Silver Line work, some new traffic patterns

Watch for lane closings in the Tysons area, and in D.C., Metro has late-night work on all lines.

By Robert Thomson  |  10:38 AM ET, 06/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  capital beltway, District Department of Transportation, Dr. Gridlock Column, Maryland Department of Transportation, Silver Line, traffic, transit tips, Virginia Department of Transportation

Posted at 05:12 PM ET, 06/02/2013

The week ahead: June work zones, traffic hot spots, highway hearings

Congestion may decrease as vacations season starts, but work zones are more active.

By Robert Thomson  |  05:12 PM ET, 06/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  capital beltway, Dr. Gridlock, Intercounty Connector, Maryland Department of Transportation, Metro, Silver Line, traffic, transit tips, Virginia Department of Transportation, WMATA

Posted at 03:40 PM ET, 05/15/2013

Capital Rail Constructors group wins Silver Line contract

Capital Rail Constructors has won the contract to build the second phase of the Silver Line rail extension, which will include a stop at Dulles International Airport.

By Lori Aratani  |  03:40 PM ET, 05/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  dulles rail, Metro, mwaa, Silver Line

Posted at 10:11 AM ET, 04/29/2013

The week ahead: Metro late-night work, Beltway lane closings, Silver Line construction

Metro has an extensive schedule of late-night track work. The region's road work program is picking up after the winter lull.

By Robert Thomson  |  10:11 AM ET, 04/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  495 Express Lanes, 95 Express Lanes, capital beltway, District Department of Transportation, Dr. Gridlock, Maryland Department of Transportation, Metro, Silver Line, traffic, transit tips, Virginia Department of Transportation

Posted at 05:26 PM ET, 04/23/2013

Explaining the price tag for Phase 2 of the Silver Line

A contract to design and build the second phase of the Silver Line rail extension to Dulles Airport is only one of several that will be awarded as part of the project.

By Lori Aratani  |  05:26 PM ET, 04/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  dulles rail, mwaa, Silver Line

Posted at 10:19 AM ET, 04/22/2013

The week ahead: sports crowds, road work, transit meetings

Some road construction projects are starting, and so is the District's pothole-patching campaign.

By Robert Thomson  |  10:19 AM ET, 04/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  95 Express Lanes, capital beltway, District Department of Transportation, Dr. Gridlock, Fairfax Connector, Maryland Department of Transportation, Metro, Riders' Advisory Council, Silver Line, traffic, transit tips, Virginia Department of Transportation, WMATA

Posted at 10:11 AM ET, 04/15/2013

The week ahead: Emancipation Day rules, road work, Fairfax bus meetings

Travelers will need to watch the weather, as well as numerous lane closings for road work and special events.

By Robert Thomson  |  10:11 AM ET, 04/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  District Department of Transportation, Dr. Gridlock, Emancipation Day, Fairfax Connector, Metro, Silver Line, Streetcars, traffic, transit tips, Virginia Department of Transportation, WMATA

Posted at 10:37 AM ET, 04/10/2013

Metro Silver Line winners and losers

Metro's Blue Line riders to have longer waits with new Silver Line opening.

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  10:37 AM ET, 04/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Metro, Silver Line, WMATA

Posted at 05:41 PM ET, 03/19/2013

MWAA board to meet Wednesday

The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority board meets Wednesday and from the looks of it, it will be a pretty full agenda.

By Lori Aratani  |  05:41 PM ET, 03/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  metropolitan washington airports authority, mwaa, Silver Line

Posted at 04:36 PM ET, 03/18/2013

Metro Silver Line likely to get a $5 million haircut

Metro's Silver Line will lose $5 million in federal sequestration

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  04:36 PM ET, 03/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Metro, mwaa, Silver Line

Posted at 10:46 AM ET, 03/18/2013

The week ahead: Cherry Blossom Festival, elephant walk, new Fairfax Connector expresses

Because the festival brings extra crowding, Metro won't be doing any major weekend track work until late April.

By Robert Thomson  |  10:46 AM ET, 03/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cherry Blossom Festival, District Department of Transportation, Dr. Gridlock, Maryland Department of Transportation, Metro, Silver Line, traffic, transit tips, Virginia Department of Transportation, WMATA

Posted at 10:27 AM ET, 03/11/2013

The week ahead: Seeing more daylight, road and transit work, Silver Line meetings

When the clouds clear later this week, watch for the effects of daylight saving on your commutes. Also, check on some upcoming road and rail work.

By Robert Thomson  |  10:27 AM ET, 03/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cherry blossoms, District Department of Transportation, Dr. Gridlock, Maryland Department of Transportation, Metro, Silver Line, traffic, transit tips, Virginia Department of Transportation, WMATA

Posted at 04:44 PM ET, 03/07/2013

Metro to host three open houses on Silver Line

The transit agency plans to hold a trio of open houses next week in Virginia and Maryland offering Silver Line information to the public.

By Mark Berman  |  04:44 PM ET, 03/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Metro, Silver Line

Posted at 05:16 PM ET, 02/20/2013

Va. transportation deal could be good for toll road users

Va. transportation deal could be good for toll road users

By Lori Aratani  |  05:16 PM ET, 02/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  dulles toll road, Silver Line, Virginia transportation

Posted at 09:32 AM ET, 01/03/2013

Even more reasons to feel blue about Metro cutbacks

Commuters wonder why one line's riders should pay the same as people who are getting prompter service.

By Robert Thomson  |  09:32 AM ET, 01/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dr. Gridlock, Metro, Rush Plus, Silver Line, WMATA

Posted at 01:35 PM ET, 12/05/2012

Silver Line plan will give some riders the blues

The Metro staff proposes a further cut in Blue Line service when Silver Line trains are added.

By Robert Thomson  |  01:35 PM ET, 12/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dr. Gridlock, Metro, Silver Line, WMATA

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 10:47 AM ET, 10/26/2012

The weekend and beyond: walks, runs, weather

Eyes will be on three big events: the AIDS Walk, the Marine Corps Marathon and Hurricane Sandy.

By Robert Thomson  |  10:47 AM ET, 10/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. transportation, District Department of Transportation, Dr. Gridlock:, Maryland Department of Transportation, Metro, Silver Line, traffic, transit tips, Virginia Department of Transportation, WMATA

Posted at 05:12 PM ET, 10/22/2012

Lanes closing for Dulles Metrorail project

A second night of closings is scheduled for tonight on the Dulles access highway and the toll road.

By Robert Thomson  |  05:12 PM ET, 10/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dulles Airport, Dulles Metrorail, Silver Line, Virginia traffic

Posted at 01:43 PM ET, 10/19/2012

Silver Line bridge move will affect overnight traffic

Installation of a bridge to the new Wiehle Avenue Metro station will slow drivers on three nights, starting Friday.

By Robert Thomson  |  01:43 PM ET, 10/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dulles Metrorail, Metro, Silver Line, Virginia traffic, WMATA

Posted at 09:22 AM ET, 09/20/2012

Traffic stops planned on Dulles access road

Traffic will be halted for short periods Thursday when parts for pedestrian bridges arrive at a Silver Line station.

By Robert Thomson  |  09:22 AM ET, 09/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Silver Line | Tags:  DC transportation, Dulles Airport, Silver Line

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 02:59 AM ET, 09/05/2012

MWAA board meets to talk travel, ethics reforms

The airports authority will discuss a series of reforms it hopes will help repair its scandal-plagued image.

By Lori Aratani  |  02:59 AM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mwaa, metropolitan washington airports authority, dulles rail, silver line

Posted at 10:52 AM ET, 07/13/2012

Metro delays, bridge work, Beltway and parkway lane closings: The weekend and beyond

The weekend weather forecast for the D.C. area suggests we should be lazy, but road and transit work crews will be very active.

By Robert Thomson  |  10:52 AM ET, 07/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Weekend Work, Metro, Capital Beltway, Events | Tags:  DC Transportation, Metro, WMATA, Virginia Department of Transportation, Maryland Department of Transportation, District Department of Transportation, National Park Service, Silver Line

Posted at 02:36 PM ET, 07/03/2012

Silver Line will add challenges to already stressed Metro service

Many regional leaders applaud Loudoun’s endorsement of the Silver Line, but someday it will be a real commuter line with everyday problems, like the Rush Plus adjustments.

By Robert Thomson  |  02:36 PM ET, 07/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Metro, Silver Line | Tags:  DC transportation, Metro, WMATA, Silver Line, Rush Plus

Posted at 12:54 PM ET, 06/21/2012

Metrorail delays, Beltway work, traffic shifts: The weekend and beyond

The first weekend of summer will be a busy one, with outdoor activities and road and transit work.

By Robert Thomson  |  12:54 PM ET, 06/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Weekend Work, Events, Metro, Construction | Tags:  DC transportation, Metro, WMATA, Silver Line, Dulles Airport, District Department of Transportation, Virginia Department of Transportation, Maryland Department of Transportation, Wilson Bridge project

Posted at 04:30 AM ET, 06/06/2012

Airports authority expected to take key vote on Silver Line

Virginia officials and Loudoun supervisors have been concerned about a labor agreement planned as part of construction of the second phase of the Silver Line.

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  04:30 AM ET, 06/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  silver line, metro silver line

Posted at 12:48 PM ET, 05/10/2012

D.C. area congestion relief won’t come from big transportation projects

A new Post poll of Virginians suggests to Dr. Gridlock that wish lists of transportation projects won’t get beyond the dream stage.

By Robert Thomson  |  12:48 PM ET, 05/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Transportation Politics, Virginia, Silver Line | Tags:  DC transportation, Virginia Department of Transportation, Maryland Department of Transportation, Silver Line, Post poll

Posted at 06:16 PM ET, 05/04/2012

Eastbound Dulles Access Highway closing late nights next week

Drivers heading east from the airport will be diverted from the free access road into the toll-paying lanes.

By Robert Thomson  |  06:16 PM ET, 05/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Silver Line, Airports | Tags:  Dulles International Airport, Silver Line

Posted at 09:44 AM ET, 04/18/2012

Lane closings across D.C. region

Here are some updates on road work across the D.C. region.

By Robert Thomson  |  09:44 AM ET, 04/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Construction | Tags:  DC transportation, Maryland Department of Transportation, Silver Line

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 02:51 PM ET, 04/05/2012

Fairfax County suggests names for Metro Silver Line stations

Previous possibilities had included too many references to Tysons. The Fairfax board is scheduled to discuss the names Tuesday.

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  02:51 PM ET, 04/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. Metro System, WMATA, Metro, Washington Metro System, Dulles Rail, Silver Line

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 04:57 PM ET, 03/05/2012

With proposed fare hikes, Silver Line riders would share burden

Transit agency puts out numbers showing how much of a fare hike riders on Metro’s new Silver Line could see.

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  04:57 PM ET, 03/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Metrorail, WMATA, Silver Line

Posted at 12:16 PM ET, 10/12/2011

Metro considers Blue and Yellow line service changes

Metro’s board is expected to vote Thursday during a customer service committee meeting on implementing service changes to the Blue and Yellow lines to address overcrowding on the Orange Line and to make way for new service on the Dulles rail line, which is under construction.

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  12:16 PM ET, 10/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Metro | Tags:  Metro, WMATA, Silver Line, SmarTrip

Posted at 12:12 PM ET, 10/12/2011

Metro to examine how fares are calculated

Trying to figure out how much a ride on D.C. subways system will cost can make a commuter go cross-eyed. On Thursday, Metro will discuss how to make it easier.

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  12:12 PM ET, 10/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Metro | Tags:  Metro, WMATA, Silver Line, SmarTrip

Posted at 12:18 PM ET, 07/06/2011

D.C. Mayor Gray changes position on Dulles rail; endorses aboveground station

D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray now supports locating a new Metrorail station at Dulles International Airport underground.

By Ann E. Marimow and Nikita Stewart  |  12:18 PM ET, 07/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Silver Line, Northern Virginia | Tags:  WMATA, Silver Line, Dulles

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

Posted at 03:02 PM ET, 06/01/2010

The week ahead for traffic, transit

There's lots of road and rail work scheduled for this short work week across the D.C. region. We're in that period when the road work is intense and tourists are in town, but Washingtonians haven't fled for vacations in great numbers, so patience is necessary. The Capital Weather Gang says temperatures generally will be hot, and there are chances of afternoon thunderstorms on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.

By Michael Bolden  |  03:02 PM ET, 06/01/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Metro, Silver Line