Route 1 Dispatches: Costco Construction and Bicyclist Safety
Take a look at this week's top headlines from the Route 1 corridor.
Construction on the Costco Wholesale store on Route 1 is progressing and on track for a May 2013 opening.
Belle View resident Mark Murphy bikes to and from work. Every day, he rides through a side trail where Richmond Highway crosses the Capital Beltway at the gateway to southern Fairfax County. In January, he was injured when a car entering the parking lot at the Hampton Inn hit him while he was on his bike.
After teaching in public schools after graduating from college, Belle Haven music teacher Katie Kraft decided to take the plunge and start her own music education business.
Historic Mount Vernon kicked off George Washington’s birthday week by offering free admission on Feb. 18. The estate hosted a wreathlaying ceremony to commemorate George Washington’s 280th birthday on Friday.
Woodlawn Stables owner Cindy Mitchell weighed in with her thoughts on how the proposed changes to Route 1 and Woodlawn Stables have been handled with the Mount Vernon community.