Tysons Development Site Hits The Market

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Article and Photo are courtesy of Bisnow Developers looking to jump into the development wave sweeping Tysons now have a big new opportunity.   Capital Automotive Real Estate Services, the owner of an 18-acre site next to the Spring Hill Metro station, retained Newmark Knight Frank to seek buyers for the property, which has been approved for 3.6M SF of mixed-use development.  …

Some Silver Line-related Work Continues in Tysons Corner

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Bus stop repairs done, but other warranty projects are ongoing Yes, there is still construction  work related to Phase 1 of the Silver Line happening in the Tysons area. Some of the warranty work is being done by Bechtel, the contractor which operated as Dulles Transit Partners for the first phase, while the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, owner of the …

Progress on Silver Line Station, rail yard and maintenance facilities.

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Herndon Station Work is progressing rapidly at Herndon Station, where work on the canopy is nearly complete. Recently, the ramp from the Dulles Toll Road to Fairfax County Parkway was reopened after a lengthy closure to allow project work in the area around the Herndon-Monroe Park and Ride bus bays. The south pavilion for the station will be located nearby. …

Looking Back Five Years: March 2013 and March 2018

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In this new series, the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project will take a step back in time to compare and contrast the construction, milestones and progress of the Silver Line. March 2013 marked an amazing 89 percent completion on Phase 1 of the Silver Line!  Tunnel construction had finished and track work was nearing completion. Pedestrian bridges were installed to carry …

Silver Line Update

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Silver Line construction contractors meandered through the below-freezing, near record-low temperatures along with snow and ice, and are looking toward some busy months as Phase 2 work continues from the Wiehle-Reston East Metro station to the end of the line in Ashburn. Here’s a look at some of what to expect and what not to expect in the coming months: …

Meet the Staff: Thomas Crone

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The Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project has named Thomas Crone as the Director of Program Operations.    In addition to his various job duties, Crone is responsible for coordination among all project safety groups, Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT), Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA), county authorities, and other stakeholders.  Crone is rising to the challenge with much enthusiasm.  “I’m enjoying …

Year in Review: Progress on the Silver Line

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The second phase of the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project (DCMP) closed out a busy year in 2017, and hit several milestones along the way. In January 2017, all 251 column supports for the Dulles Airport Metrorail Station aerial guideway were completed and Capital Rail Constructors (CRC) crews began installing both ballasted and direct fixated track. April 2017 brought with it …

Construction Continues Along Phase 2 of Silver Line

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Dulles Station Taking Shape, Power Energized Near Innovation Progress continues on construction of the more than 11-mile segment of Phase 2 of the Silver Line from the Wiehle-Reston East Metrorail Station westward through Dulles Airport and on to Ashburn in eastern Loudoun County. Pedestrian bridges providing access to the stations from sides of the Dulles Toll Road/Dulles International Airport Access …

Construction Remains on Track for Rail Yard and Maintenance Facility

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As the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project moves forward with Phase 2, construction also moves forward on a facility of equal importance – the Rail Yard and Maintenance Facility. Hensel Phelps (HP) is the contractor building the rail yard.  The facility will provide service to Metrorail cars, house trains and provide administrative work space. “The rail yard will house five major …

Federal Transit Administration visits the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project

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Regional planners from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) got a good look at the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project (DCMP) last Thursday. Coming from field offices from across the country, these representatives were excited to learn about one of the largest infrastructure projects in the United States. The FTA is an agency within the Department of Transportation that provides technical and …