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Call made to open I-66 ramps all day

Rep. Gerry Connolly and the Fairfax Board of Supervisors are asking the federal government to open the I-66 ramps at Monument Drive and Stringfellow Road during the hours they are normally closed.

Tags: Interstate 66 , Gerry Connolly , HOV lanes , Fairfax Board of Supervisors , Sharon Bulova , Sprawl & Crawl , HOV , High Occupancy Vehicles , Monument Drive , Stringfellow Road

Tuesday - 06/08/2010, 12:36am EDT

Soon you'll see above-ground Dulles rail work

"When people start seeing big concrete piers being constructed in the median of Route 7 or what they consider the middle of Route 7, that's going to be a little bit disruptive, and they're going to be gawking," says Marcia McAllister, a spokeswoman for the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project.

Tags: Dulles Rail Project , Dulles Connector Road , Tysons Corner , Marcia McAllister , Wiehle Avenue , Orange Line , Metro , Colleen Kelleher

Friday - 06/04/2010, 07:53am EDT

Police crack down on handicapped parking violators

Alexandria police are cracking down on the misuse of handicapped parking spaces after receiving a series of complaints. This enforcement campaign will include both public and private spaces.

Tags: Alexandria , David Ray , handicapped parking , Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles

Wednesday - 06/02/2010, 12:47pm EDT

Lightning damages Stafford County high school

A lighting bolt ripped through the library at Colonial Forge High School a short time after students were dismissed Tuesday.

Tags: lightning strike , Colonial Forge High School , Cathy Riddle ,

Tuesday - 06/01/2010, 06:45pm EDT

Battlefield, church listed as endangered sites

Opponents of a plan to put a Walmart Super Store near the Wilderness Battlefield in Virginia now have some added ammunition.

Tags: Wilderness Battlefield , Walmart , Spotsylvania County , Orange County , National Trust for Historic Preservation , Metropolitan AME Church ,

Wednesday - 05/19/2010, 04:40pm EDT

International tourism soars in Virginia

Virginia Tourism Corp. spokeswoman Tamara Talmadge-Anderson says a joint marketing strategy between D.C., Maryland and Virginia has helped business soar.

Tags: tourism , Virginia Tourism Corp. , Tamara Talmadge-Anderson

Tuesday - 05/18/2010, 01:50am EDT

Local historic sites on group's endangered list

Preservation Virginia's annual list of endangered historic sites and properties includes several schools that educated African-American children during Virginia's segregated past and all of the state's family cemeteries.

Tags: Alexandria , Winchester , Preservation Virginia , Taylor Hotel , Carver Nursery School , North Fayette Street , North Loudoun Street ,

Monday - 05/17/2010, 03:49pm EDT

Loudoun residents counter county's traffic plan

Citizens for a Countywide Transportation Plan have come up with their own proposal to counter Loudoun County's $2 billion project for highway construction. The group has hired a consultant to take a second look at the county's plans.

Tags: Citizens for a Countywide Transportation Plan , Loudoun County , Steve Hines , Silver Line ,

Monday - 05/17/2010, 01:54am EDT

McDonnell talks trash after visiting Lorton plant

Currently, Covanta Energy's waste-to-energy facility handles a million tons of trash per year, producing enough electricity to power 80,000 homes. The energy created is the equivalent of about 500,000 barrels of oil per year.

Tags: Lorton , Covanta Energy , waste-to-energy , Bob McDonnell , Dominion Power ,

Wednesday - 05/12/2010, 05:52pm EDT

HOT lanes: Designs, financing almost in place for I-95

As Virginia waits for a lawsuit by Arlington to make its way through the courts, there are plans to extend another HOT lanes project closer to Maryland.

Tags: HOT lanes , High Occupancy Toll lanes , Massaponax , Arlington , American Legion Bridge , Sean T. Connaughton ,

Tuesday - 05/11/2010, 10:45pm EDT
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