Since the number of workers at the military base jumped with the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure project, so have traffic jams. But a new road, a Route 1 widening project and a proposal to open the facility’s golf course and fields could become part of a successful olive branch.
Feb. 23, 2014 Stephanie Oliver holds Harley as Andrew Kirby and his children — Logan, 5, and Peyton, 3 — get acquainted on the grounds of the Fort Belvoir military installation. The military installation is undergoing a renaissance of sorts, with a new shopping district, new hospital and new housing. Dayna Smith/For The Washington Post Buy Photo