Thursday, December 6, 2012
Maintenance will be conducted on the bridge through Friday morning.
The Woodrow Wilson Bridge will be conducting monthly maintenance openings Thursday night until 2 a.m. Friday, according to a recent traffic alert. The first opening will start at 10 p.m. Thursday, and the bridge will be in the upright position at multiple points during the night for maintenance. Traffic will not be able to cross the bridge when the bridge is in the upright position. For more emergency information visit the Fairfax County Emergency Information Blog. Sign up for our free newsletter to keep up with local events, school news and more!
Thursday, March 29, 2012
BRAC, Telegraph Road among projects discussed.
Northern Virginia commuters will continue to navigate around major construction in the coming months as the Virginia Department of Transportation sticks to its aggressive completion schedule for transportation projects. Steve Titunik, VDOT's communications director, said he was proud of what VDOT and its partners had been able to accomplish and hoped that construction on the state's many projects, including express lanes on I-95 and the Capital Beltway, would stay on schedule. “Spring seems to have started early, which is great news for us,” he said. BRAC Developments The final phase of the Fairfax County Parkway project, a portion of road with interchanges connecting the Franconia-Springfield Parkway to the Fairfax County Parkway at …
Thursday, February 23, 2012
The Woodrow Wilson Bridge Project is projected to be complete by June 2013.
The Telegraph Road Interchange reconstruction phase of the Woodrow Wilson Bridge Project is currently on schedule to be complete by late 2012. Construction is both on schedule and on budget, said Jenny Rios, a spokesperson for the project. “That’s one of the things we like to promote about the bridge project in general," Rios said. "Since its inception, we’ve been on budget.” According to a winter 2012 construction update, there are three major project stages left to complete on the Woodrow Wilson Bridge Project: reconstructing 2.5 miles of I-95/I-495 from the Eisenhower Connector to the Route 1 interchange, including THRU and LOCAL lanes; building ramps for an interchange at the Beltway Outer Loop, Telegraph Road, Huntington Avenue and …
Thursday, January 26, 2012
Historical preservation and amenity renovation expected to be complete by June
Jones Point Park, tucked in the southeast corner of the City of Alexandria and stretching down the Potomac River into Fairfax County, is undergoing a face-lift by the Woodrow Wilson Bridge Project. But instead of attempting to mitigate the park's age, renovation crews want to highlight the park's role in history. The 65-acre park, owned and operated by the National Park Service, closed in November 2010. After $15.6 million in renovations, the park will be ready to completely reopen by June 25. Due to the park's location under the Wilson Bridge—deemed a critical structure by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security—access to the area under the bridge will be limited to parkgoers only. Vehicles will only be allowed to park directly under …