RESTON UPDATE

cranes used in the construction of Reston station

Pedestrian Bridges to Be Installed Starting at Innovation Station As spring rolls in, work on Phase 2 of the Silver Line continues to spiral ahead. “Good weather has continued, and work never stopped during the winter months,” said Charles Stark, vice president and executive director of the project which is being built by the Metropolitan […]

Track Construction Along Autopilot Drive

Visible construction at Ashburn; girders and track work roll along at Dulles Airport Construction of Phase 2 of the Silver Line is moving steadily along, according to rail project officials. In recent weeks, Capital Rail Constructors, the project’s design-build contractor, has reported significant progress on the aerial guideways that will carry the tracks at Washington […]

Hand Mining: One of the Toughest Jobs on Silver Line Phase 2

As work on the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project (DCMP) progresses and Phase 2 of Metro’s Silver Line begins to take shape, some of the toughest work on the project is conducted underground, out of public sight. About 1,400 people currently are working on the project, which extends the Silver Line from the Wiehle-Reston East Station […]

During recent months, four giant straddle bents have been constructed to support the aerial guideway for the future Silver Line trains leading into Dulles Airport from Innovation Station. As the remaining forms are being stripped and final inspections take place, Capital Rail Constructors (CRC) crews are preparing to embark on the final four straddle bents; […]