UPDATE 12/1: Army Moves Planned Museum Site

Updated 12/1
According to this article from this morning's Metro section, the Army will bow to pressure from elected officials who were concerned about the museum's traffic impact and move the site from the Engineer Proving Ground to Fort Belvoir itself.

Updated 11/9
Army officials are quoted in this article as saying that the National Museum of the Army near Ft. Belvoir is very much part of their future plans.

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Now the Army is characterizing the theme park proposal as DOA, but a museum is till on the table. The latest is here.

Originally posted 8/8
U.S. Army officials are considering a developer's proposal to create a military theme park, hotel and entertainment district near Fort Belvoir. The plan is billed as possibly drawing a million tourists a year. The Post's story is here.
There are 22,000 new jobs coming to the fort and triggering new traffic concerns. What do you think about the theme park idea?

By  |  December 1, 2006; 9:30 AM ET  | Category:  Development, Growth , Tourism , Traffic
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