TYSONS UPDATE

Ridership Grows at Silver Line Stations Ridership at two of the four Silver Line Metrorail stations in Tysons Corner is soaring. Mixed-use developments are springing up, filling the skies with creative architecture.  New businesses are opening, along with a wonderland of all sorts of new eateries and food stores. Yes, all is well, according to […]

Here’s a  close-up of the Herndon Station. It is is being constructed by Capital Rail Constructors, a joint venture of Clark Construction LLC and Kiewit Infrastructure South Co., as part of of the Silver Line extension to Dulles Airport and Loudoun County. Herndon Station includes: Bus drop-off and pick-up (south side) Kiss & ride (existing) […]

Dynamic Testing Continues as Contractor Tackles Some Challenges Construction of Phase 2 of the Silver Line continues to progress. When completed, it will connect the Wiehle-Reston East Metrorail Station to the final six stations in the project, terminating in eastern Loudoun County. According to recent reports from the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, which is building […]

The adage “If you build it they will come” has been proven once again. This time it applies to the Wiehle-Reston Metrorail Station and the developer who about five years created a mixed use development adjacent to the station. Take a look at what’s happening near that station which has been the temporary end of […]

Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project crews have resumed spraying a protective sealant called Silane on precast concrete wall panels to help prevent future damage from road spray and salt at some of the Phase 2 Metrorail stations. Sealant application is 98 percent complete at Herndon Station and will begin soon at Reston Town Center Station. Spraying […]

The positive economic impact of the opening of the first phase of the Silver Line in 2014 continues in Tysons and is rapidly rolling west along the Phase 2 alignment in Reston and Herndon, according to recent reports. The three new metro stations in this area—Reston Town Center, Herndon and Innovation Center—along with the existing  […]

Drivers passing the six Silver Phase 2 stations under construction can see that much of the exterior work appears complete – in fact, construction has reached the 92 percent completion point – however, much interior work remains before the contractor, Capital Rail Constructors, and the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority turn the system over to Metro […]

The Washington Business Journal reports that Google will be occupying 90,000 square feet in the uniquely shaped 1900 Reston Metro Plaza, located at the Wiehle-Reston Metro stop.  The move will double Google’s square footage in Reston, as the company undertakes a nationwide $13 billion expansion. The announcement represents a major coup for Comstock Holding Cos. […]