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Silver Line contractor: Work is complete

The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority says the contractor for the Silver Line has submitted paperwork that Phase One is substantially complete - a key hurdle for the new Metro line.

Wednesday - 04/09/2014, 05:50pm EDT

Tags: mwaa, Dulles Rail, ari ashe

Bechtel readies handover of Silver Line

Bechtel, lead contractor of the Dulles Transit Partners joint venture, expects to submit the project for approval within the next few days.

Wednesday - 04/09/2014, 12:03pm EDT

Tags: Metro, bechtel corp.

Metro's Richard Sarles: No promises on Silver Line

The Silver Line project could be turned over to Metro in a soon as two weeks, sources close to the project tell WTOP. But Metro's general manager, Richard Sarles, isn't ready to confirm that.

Tuesday - 04/08/2014, 09:13am EDT

Tags: mike murillo, Richard Sarles, Metro,

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Fairfax County official: eager for July Silver Line opening

A top Fairfax County leader says she's eager for the Silver Line to open this summer and is keeping her calendar open in July for a possible grand opening.

Sunday - 04/06/2014, 01:07am EDT

Tags: Fairfax County

WTOP exclusive: Silver Line on track to open by July 4

The Silver Line could be up and running by July 4. Sources familiar with the project tell WTOP that based on the progress othroughout the last few weeks, the contractor building the Silver Line could get approval to turn the project over to Metro within the next two weeks.

Friday - 04/04/2014, 10:10pm EDT

Tags: ari ashe, max smith, Metro

At summit, Purple Line buzz is confident

At a summit of Purple Line supporters and county and state officials, a buzz is palpable in the crowd about a Record of Decision from the federal government, a key step toward getting the light-rail project off the ground.

Friday - 03/21/2014, 08:01pm EDT

Tags: ari ashe,

Major problems reported with Silver Line construction

The contractor on the project installed the wrong speakers and cables along 11 miles of the subway project and the entire Automatic Train Control system now needs to be replaced.

Wednesday - 03/19/2014, 12:39pm EDT

Tags: Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority

Loan would help keep toll rates flat on Dulles Toll Road

Rising rates on the Dulles Toll Road have worried many drivers who travel along that stretch, but a plan that is currently being finalized would help keep those tolls rates down, while simultaneously funding a big transportation project.

Thursday - 02/27/2014, 06:55am EST

Tags: Nick Iannelli, Terry McAuliffe, Ask the Governor, tolls, dulles toll road,

Gov. Terry McAuliffe eliminates hybrid vehicle tax during Ask the Governor

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe discussed transportation, hunting and Medicaid expansion during his inaugural Ask the Governor appearance on WTOP.

Wednesday - 02/26/2014, 12:43pm EST

Tags: Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe, Terry McAuliffe, hybrid vehicle, Ask the Governor, Medicaid, dulles toll road, Sarah Beth Hensley

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Silver Line construction not finished; opening delayed again

The Metropolitan Airports Authority said Monday that the Silver Line contractor has not completed seven key aspects of the project. And the new transit line's opening will be delayed again.

Monday - 02/24/2014, 08:13pm EST

Tags: mwaa, construction, Metro, Dulles Rail

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