Travelers will find Friday and the weekend's weather semi-arid compared to the Thursday deluge, and mild temperatures will encourage spring-like activity. The start of the Cherry Blossom Festival is still two weeks away, but you could shake off the winter blues at the District's St. Patrick's Day parade on Sunday. Daylight Saving Time starts Sunday morning, but it's still winter at the Verizon Center, where the Capitals play hockey with the Hurricanes on Friday night and the Blackhawks on Sunday afternoon. Here are some of the obstacles that could come between you and your destinations this weekend and next week.
| March 11, 2011; 11:03 AM ET |
Categories: Highways, Metro, Northern Virginia, Orange Line, Silver Line, Tysons Corner | Tags: Dr. Gridlock, Dulles Metrorail, Dulles Rail, Intercounty Connector, Tysons Corner, wmata
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The three-lane closure on the inner loop of the Capital Beltway in Tysons Corner has been canceled for tonight in the aftermath of today's snow. The closing, part of the Dulles Metrorail project, is scheduled to resume Wednesday night and continue overnights through Friday.
Late-night drivers need to pay special attention this week to traffic restrictions on the Capital Beltway in Virginia. Here are some details about the overnight work on the new Metrorail line scheduled for Tysons Corner.
| February 16, 2011; 1:00 PM ET |
Categories: Capital Beltway, Congestion, Construction, Driving, Tysons Corner, Virginia | Tags: Dr. Gridlock, Dulles Metrorail
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Rush-hour slowdowns on the Capital Beltway at Tysons Corner may be partly attributable to drivers gawking at the array of concrete piers and construction equipment that appears to change daily. But the lane closings for the Dulles Metrorail project are scheduled only for the night time.
| February 8, 2011; 11:40 AM ET |
Categories: Advisories, Capital Beltway, Congestion, Construction, Driving, Tysons Corner, Virginia | Tags: Dr. Gridlock, Dulles Metrorail
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It was suppose to be one of the steps toward Tysons Corner's future as a transit-oriented, urban downtown. In November 2009, a free midday shuttle service was launched to usher riders among office buildings and shopping malls in Tysons. The...
The Metrorail extension to Loudoun County Airport, which includes four stops in Tysons Corner, is meant to reduce congestion in the traffic-choked job center. But in Tysons, officials say, the automobile will never become obsolete. Fairfax County officials have estimated that hundreds of millions of dollars will be needed to build a new street grid and other road upgrades for people who will still travel cars.