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City Of Alexandria To Resurface Portion Of N. Van Dorn Street Beginning September 20

September 19, 2018

On Sept. 20, the City of Alexandria will begin resurfacing all lanes of N. Van Dorn Street between Holmes Run Parkway and Kenmore Avenue. Paving will take place overnight on weeknights from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m., weather permitting. The project is expected to be completed by Sept. 28.

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DC, Maryland, Virginia Airports Rank In J.D. Power’s 2018 North America Airport Satisfaction Study

September 19, 2018

North American airports have managed to shrug off the potentially disruptive effects of record passenger volumes and massive construction projects to achieve a record high in overall passenger satisfaction – up by 12 points to 761 from last year’s score of 749.

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Input Needed For Alexandria Transit Vision Plan

September 18, 2018

The City of Alexandria, DASH and other regional transit partners are teaming up to develop a new vision for the Alexandria Transit network. The Alexandria Transit Vision Plan will redraw the City’s bus network to better serve current/future transit demand and to better reflect community priorities for transit service. 

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Annual Alexandria King Street Art Festival To Affect Parking This Weekend

September 17, 2018

The 16th annual Alexandria King Street Art Festival will be held Saturday, Sept. 22, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Sunday, Sept. 23, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. To accommodate the event, parking will be prohibited on both sides of King Street, from Washington to Union Streets, beginning at 3 a.m. on Saturday until approximately 9 p.m. on Sunday.

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VDOT Seeks Input On Duke Street Over I-395 Bridge Repairs

September 12, 2018

The Virginia Department of Transportation will hold a public information meeting Thursday, Sept. 20, on plans to rehabilitate the Duke Street (Route 236) bridge over I-395 to improve safety and extend the overall life of the bridge. The bridge was built in 1965. 

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Escalator And Stairway Closure Near Delta And United Ticket Counters

September 12, 2018

One of six sets of escalators and stairs connecting Terminal B/C Ticketing to National Hall (concourse level), is permanently closed.

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Hurricane Florence Could Interrupt Your Travel Plans: How To Save Your Investment

September 12, 2018

If your travel plans for the week, or for next week, included a trip into the area forecast to be impacted by Hurricane Florence, including Ocean City,  Assateague Island National Seashore, Virginia Beach, Chincoteague Island, the Outer Banks or the barrier islands off the coast of North Carolina, Myrtle Beach, or along the entire coastline of South Carolina, you should act promptly to cancel or rebook your trip, advises AAA Travel Services.

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Contractor Selected For Potomac Yard Metro Station

September 10, 2018

The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (Metro) and the City of Alexandria today announced that Metro selected Potomac Yard Constructors as the prime construction contractor for the Potomac Yard Metrorail Station. The project is a joint venture of Halmar International and Schiavone Construction Co., well-established subsidiaries of global construction companies.

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King Street-Old Town Metrorail Station Access Improvement Project Update: Closure Of Bus Loop Delayed

September 7, 2018

A planned closure of the King Street-Old Town Metrorail Station bus loop, part of the King Street-Old Town Metrorail Station Access Improvement Project, will be delayed until October.

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New Biometric Exit Boarding System Technology Unveiled At Washington Dulles International Airport

September 7, 2018

The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, in partnership with U.S. Customs and Border Protection, unveiled a new biometric screening system Thursday that uses facial-recognition technology to streamline passenger verification and boarding on outbound international flights.

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