TYSONS UPDATE

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project Phase 2 crews this summer are installing the Silver Line Phase 2 pedestrian bridges. The pedestrian bridges will provide access for Metrorail passengers to five of the six Phase 2 stations, and will extend over the Dulles Toll Road, Dulles Access Highway, Dulles Greenway, and local roads. The bridges are constructed […]