Wednesday, August 8, 2012
This work is part of the construction of the National Library for the Study of George Washington.
Beginning on Wednesday, Washington Gas will begin work along the side of northbound Route 235 (Mount Vernon Memorial Highway) as part of the construction of the National Library for the Study of George Washington. Their work will be approximately two inches off of the roadway in the utility right-of-way and will run from the entrance to the Wessynton community to the library entrance gate. Traffic will need to be directed around the work zone through the use of flagmen, cones and barriers. The work will be performed from approximately 9:30 a.m. through 3 p.m. on weekdays, and will take approximately two weeks. Utility service will not be affected by this project. Stay on top of Mount Vernon and Alexandria area news with our free email …
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
No road closures or turn restrictions will take place at this hour.
Whiting Turner will be performing storm water pipe work at the four-way stop at the intersection of Route 235 and the George Washington Parkway Circle next week as part of the construction of the National Library for the Study of George Washington. The work will take place July 23 through July 26 from 9:30 a.m. through 3 p.m. There will be no road closures or turn restrictions during this work, but some traffic will be routed around the area where work will be taking place under the road, according to an email sent by Mount Vernon Estate Monday. Please contact Mount Vernon Chief Operating Officer Barton Groh at 703-799-5080 or email@example.com with any questions.
Tuesday, May 1, 2012
The demolition of the former Mount Vernon Multiplex Cinemas started Tuesday.
Construction crews started to demolish the former Mount Vernon Multiplex Cinemas building on Route 1 Tuesday morning. Preliminary work on the site began in early April. The demolition of the former multiplex site will make way for the new Costco Wholesale expected to open in 2013. The completed building is expected to cover more than 143,000 square feet. Do you have any photos of the demolition to share? Click the "Add Photos and Video" button at the top of this page.
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Construction on the Fort Belvoir connector road has resumed.
Phase II of the Mulligan Road construction project, which will connect Route 1 to Telegraph Road, is moving forward after experiencing a setback in November. The second bid protest filed by the Overland Corporation was dismissed in late December. Shirley Contracting has resumed work on the project, which is still on target to be completed by late fall 2013. “Construction seems to be moving along,” said Joan Clark, staff assistant to Lee District Supervisor Jeff McKay. “We’re playing catch-up from the time we missed from the lawsuit.” Phase II of Mulligan Road consists of widening portions of Richmond Highway and Telegraph Road and construction of the Mulligan Road Bridge over John J. Kingman Road and the Telegraph Road bridge over Piney …
Wednesday, November 16, 2011
A second bid protest has been filed by a company not selected for the project.
Update (Nov. 17, 2011: 12:57 p.m.): The construction company that filed both bid protests is the Overland Corporation. Phase II of the Mulligan Road construction has seen another setback. The same company that filed an earlier unsuccessful protest on Phase II of the Mulligan Road construction project has filed a second bid protest with the Government Accountability Office, according to a recent Board Matter filed by Lee District Supervisor Jeff McKay. The company that has filed this bid protest did not win its bid to be the contractor for this project. Supervisor McKay and Mount Vernon District Supervisor Gerry Hyland have asked Chairman Sharon Bulova to ask County staff to prepare a letter to the FHWA from the Board of Supervisors urging …