TYSONS UPDATE

Track testing and updates on the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project. Innovation Center Looking north at the Innovation Center south pavilion, pedestrian bridge and the Station.  At the bottom left is the beginning of the bus bays along Carta Way. Dulles Airport   The westerly end of the Dulles Airport Station platform. Parking Garage B is […]

The Innovation Metrorail Station’s roof has been completed and all protective wrappings removed. Installation of the first escalator in Phase 2 of the Silver Line now complete at Innovation Center Metrorail Station in August 2018. Metals producer Arconic has signed a lease with Lerner Enterprises for their new headquarters located at Tysons II. On July […]

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 […]