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2013-12-02 16:24:27

HERNDON, Va., Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- American Real Estate Partners and AMT - The Association For Manufacturing Technology today announced a joint venture to develop 7901 Westpark Drive, a 10-story, $100 million, trophy office tower totaling 200,000 square feet, anchoring the Arbor Row master planned district of Tysons, VA. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131202/PH26116) Designed by KGD Architecture, 7901 Westpark will stand prominently at the intersection of...

2013-11-06 08:20:55

FAIRFAX, Va., Nov. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sheehy Auto Stores throughout Richmond, Virginia; Annapolis/Baltimore, Maryland; and Washington, D.C. areas are getting into the holiday spirit with a month-long toy drive to benefit the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program. Each dealership will collect new, unwrapped toys from November 15 through December 15. "We are extremely grateful for the on-going support of our neighbors, community partners and employees who lend...

2012-11-01 19:20:26

KIRKLAND, Wash., Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- After a morning commute that saw typical a.m. rush hour travel times triple on many routes as drivers were caught off guard by new carpool restrictions, the evening commute showed signs of improvement across the five boroughs. To help ease congestion, authorities issued a carpooling order through November 2(nd) requiring cars heading into Manhattan via bridges and tunnels have at least three people. The only exception is the George...

2012-08-28 02:21:38

WASHINGTON, Aug. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Every Labor Day, millions of Americans hit the road for one "last" summer weekend, and 2012 will be no different according to INRIX, the leading provider of traffic information. Through in-depth analysis of recent traffic trends in the Washington, DC metropolitan area, INRIX predicts that Washington, DC, the sixth-most congested city in the U.S.,(1) will move up to take the fourth spot for the worst cities for weekend road-trippers. "Our...

2012-03-05 12:59:00

TYSONS CORNER, Va., March 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Kapsch TrafficCom IVHS Inc., a subsidiary of Kapsch TrafficCom AG, announced today the opening of the new Kapsch TrafficCom IVHS North American corporate head office in Tysons Corner, Virginia. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111201/LA15520LOGO) "Today is a historic day for Kapsch TrafficCom IVHS," said Chris Murray, president, Kapsch TrafficCom IVHS. "We opened our doors to our new corporate head office - symbolizing a company...

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...

2008-08-01 03:00:17

By Joe Dejka, Omaha World-Herald, Neb. Aug. 1--The Federal Highway Administration rejected the first two drafts of a Sarpy County report detailing the purpose and need for a proposed Interstate 80 interchange at Pflug Road. The consultant who prepared the drafts hopes the third try will be the charm. "I've got my fingers crossed that we can get their questions answered, but I don't have a clear indication of how this will go," said Randy ElDorado, project engineer with Kirkham Michael,...