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Fixes continue on the Silver Spring Transit Center

Montgomery County Council members questioned the cost and the ongoing construction problems that have held up the opening of the Silver Spring Transit Center during a briefing Tuesday on the long-delayed and over-budget facility.

Wednesday - 11/20/2013, 07:31am EST

Tags: Kate Ryan, Montgomery County Council, david dise, Wmata

Weather delays Silver Spring Transit Center concrete work

The opening of the troubled, $120 million Silver Spring Transit Center likely won't occur until next summer because weather conditions are idling the application of a 2-inch layer of latex-modified concrete needed to reinforce weak spots on the center's second and third levels.

Thursday - 11/07/2013, 06:46am EST

Tags: Montgomery County, metro, david dise

Silver Spring Transit Center on hold until 2014

Contractors for the Silver Spring Transit Center say the summer of 2014 is the earliest the project could be ready to operate, and county officials seem to concede that's the case.

Tuesday - 09/10/2013, 11:00pm EDT

Tags: Kate Ryan, transportation

Metro, county disagree over transit center test

Montgomery County and the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority continue to disagree over repairs to the $120 million Silver Spring Transit Center.

Saturday - 08/03/2013, 12:30pm EDT

Tags: Kate Ryan, Wmata, metro,

Montgomery County officials says transit center cracks aren't safety issue

It sounds pretty ominous: "We have a structure that is cracking and continues to crack and that is a problem."

Wednesday - 07/24/2013, 05:41am EDT

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Silver Spring Transit Center repairs hit a roadblock

Repairs on the Silver Spring Transit Center are finally under way, but there's already a kink: a dispute over how the repairs should be done.

Tuesday - 07/23/2013, 10:33am EDT

Tags: Wmata, Robert Troup

Work to begin again on troubled Silver Spring Transit Center

The Silver Spring Transit Center, which failed safety tests and has come in over budget while still under construction, will see work again soon.

Friday - 07/12/2013, 07:13am EDT

Tags: david dise, Montgomery County Department of General Services,

Metro GM hopes to take control of troubled transit center

Metro General Manager Richard Sarles said Thursday he thinks Metro could assume control of the Silver Spring Transit Center but he wants to address the potential extra costs of maintaining a building that has substantial structural flaws.

Tuesday - 05/14/2013, 05:10pm EDT

Tags: Montgomery County Council, Wmata, Richard Sarles

WMATA, county battle over Silver Spring Transit Center

A deal's a deal, except when there's an over-budget, overdue transit center with safety problems.

Thursday - 05/02/2013, 07:40am EDT

Tags: Kate Ryan, tim finestine, david dise, Wmata

Council members want answers on Silver Spring Transit Center

The Silver Spring Transit Center is over budget and overdue, and now members of the Montgomery County Council want to know why.

Wednesday - 05/01/2013, 07:54am EDT

Tags: Kate Ryan, Montgomery County Council, ike leggett, Silver Spring

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