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BRAC traffic ... not that bad?

All the traffic news surrounding Base Realignment and Closure isn't bad. Many facilities are getting upgraded roads that should move commuters through more efficiently, WTOP reports.

Tags: DoD Report , BRAC , traffic , WTOP , John Strycula , In Depth

Monday - 05/23/2011, 07:44pm EDT

N. Kings Highway ramp confuses Telegraph Rd. drivers

The turn to North Kings Highway from Telegraph Road is no longer on the left. It's now a ramp on the right, similar to Huntington Avenue.

Tags: Alexandria , Telegraph Road , North Kings Highway , Adam Tuss , BRAC , Colleen Kelleher

Tuesday - 05/17/2011, 09:48am EDT

Smooth BRAC move with Army Materiel Command's 'incremental' transition

Kate Kelly, chief the BRAC office for the command, discussed how planning started the moment Materiel Command found out it would be relocating to the Redstone Arsenal.

Tags: Army Materiel Command , DoD , BRAC , BRAC Impact , Kate Kelly , Federal Drive ,

Friday - 05/13/2011, 04:49pm EDT
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BRAC side effect: Greener buildings

Because of mandates requiring new DoD buildings to meet minimum requirements for environmental design, tens of thousands of Defense employees are making moves from older, energy inefficient buildings into greener ones.

Tags: DoD , BRAC , BRAC Impact , Fort Meade , Bethesda National Naval Medical Center , LEED , U.S. Green Building Council , David Bullock , Travis Edwards , Don Carr , John Mateczun , Green buildings , Jared Serbu

Friday - 05/13/2011, 08:05am EDT
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Growth of bases means more creature comforts for feds

For military bases in the national capital region, forget the "closure" part of Base Realignment and Closure. The 2005 BRAC round means huge growth at bases around Washington, and along with it, a need for new infrastructure and creature comforts for the growing workforce.

Tags: DoD , BRAC , BRAC Impact , DISA , Fort Meade , David Bullock , Dan Thomas , Don Carr , Travis Edwards , Mark Center , Jared Serbu

Tuesday - 05/10/2011, 08:23pm EDT
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Part 5: Impact of BRAC on military health care; Era ends at Walter Reed

The health care of wounded warriors, military members and their families in the area is about to change forever, and the change is historic. And, after 102 years, Walter Reed Medical Center will close.

Tags: BRAC , BRAC Impact , health care , Walter Reed , National Naval Medical Center , Darci Marchese

Tuesday - 05/10/2011, 01:02pm EDT
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Part 4: A traffic 'meltdown' waiting to happen?

When Stewart Schwartz, executive director of the Coalition for Smarter Growth, takes a look at the local BRAC sites -- the Mark Center, Fort Belvoir, Quantico Marine Base, Bethesda Naval and Fort Meade -- he sees a "meltdown."

Tags: BRAC , Quantico Marine Base , Mark Center , Bethesda Naval , Fort Meade , Adam Tuss , DISA

Monday - 05/09/2011, 03:35pm EDT
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Part 2: Mark Center expected to create gridlock; Fort Belvoir to grow

The influx of thousands of defense workers to the Mark Center in Alexandria will change traffic patterns along Interstate 395. In southern Fairfax County, more than 20,000 workers will flood Fort Belvoir as part of BRAC.

Tags: BRAC , Mark Center , Hank Silverberg , Colleen Kelleher ,

Monday - 05/09/2011, 11:36am EDT
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CR could provide some BRAC traffic relief

The six-month continuing resolution Congress passed earlier this month was mostly about cuts, but it also included several hundred million dollars in new spending pushed through by the Maryland and Virginia congressional delegations. That money will pay to help solve some of the huge traffic problems this year's military personnel moves are expected to create around the DC area.

Tags: DoD , Congress , BRAC , Transportation , Bethesda National Naval Medical Center , Jim Moran , Barbara Mikulski , Ben Cardin , Jared Serbu

Tuesday - 04/19/2011, 07:52am EDT
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Budget deal could mean better commutes

After the dust settles with the congressional budget battle, would you believe that your commute could actually improve because of the budget deal?

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Tuesday - 04/12/2011, 02:26pm EDT
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