TYSONS UPDATE

What is an Amberg IMS 5000? Workers constructing Phase II of the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project recently rolled out a strange-looking piece of equipment called an Amberg IMS 5000, not exactly a name that rolls off the tongue or alludes to any visual inference. The tool, which somewhat resembles a yellow scooter, has been employed […]

Construction of the future Dulles Airport Metrorail Station and tracks on aerial guideways continues to change the landscape of the airport. Capital Rail Constructors has taken advantage of the few bright sunny skies this summer to place tracks on guideways and perform inspections while building out station interiors and support facilities. Soon elevators will be […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]