Latest Interstate 495 Stories

2014-07-18 23:02:27

Mabey Inc.’s MAT 75/125 Structural Shoring and Jacking System Provide Temporary Support to the I-495 Bridge While Emergency Repairs Are Made in Wilmington, DE Wilmington, DE (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Delaware DOT closed the I-495 bridge over the Christina River in June – describing the north and southbound lanes as “tipping dangerously.” After further investigation, engineers concluded the support piers under the bridge were damaged and in need of immediate repair. Mabey Inc. quickly...

2010-03-30 09:00:00

WASHINGTON, March 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been selected by Transurban (USA) Inc. to deliver an integrated tolling and traffic management system for a 14-mile section of the I-495 Capital Beltway in Northern Virginia. Financial terms were not disclosed. Transurban (USA) Inc. is part of Transurban Group, which is a major transportation concessionaire owning and operating toll roads in the United States and Australia. The company has more than 5 million...

2008-12-01 06:36:00

Artwork of Third Grader Featured On Holiday Card; High School Choir To Perform VIENNA, Va., Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ --- Tysons Corner Marriott has enlisted the help of local students to spread holiday cheer. Guests of Tysons Corner Marriott will experience the sights and sounds of the season with an elementary school art display and entertainment by a high school choir. "Community involvement is important to us at Tysons Corner Marriott," says General Manager Shelly DiMeglio. "We particularly...

2008-08-21 06:00:33

By Francis McCabe By FRANCIS McCABE REVIEW-JOURNAL Responding to the ire of motorists and taxpayers, the Clark County Commission on Tuesday ordered the Lake Mead Boulevard interchange with the Las Vegas Beltway to be opened. Tuesday's decision negates a commission order to keep the $12.5 million interchange closed until 2010, even though it is nearly constructed. The commission made that decision several years ago to appease residents from Sun City, a retirement community near the...

2008-08-20 06:00:30

By Francis McCabe I was driving to Robert Hall's home this week, and I couldn't help but wonder if the trip would be faster if the Las Vegas Beltway's interchange with Lake Mead Boulevard was opened. Much to the chagrin of Hall, I'll probably get a chance to find out sooner rather than later. Despite the efforts of Hall and other Sun City residents, a retirement community in the west end of the valley, there's a good chance the recently constructed $12.4 million interchange will be...

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  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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