Dulles Metro Link to Run Nearly $4 Billion

The second phase of a project to connect Washington D.C.'s Metro system to Dulles International Airport will cost nearly $4 billion.

According to a new report from the regional airports authority, the cost of the rail extension could be reduced by choosing an alternative route that does not require construction of a tunnel.

"Phase 1 of the project, from the East Falls Church Metro station through Tysons Corner to Wiehle Avenue in Reston, which is under construction, has a price tag of $2.76 billion, the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority said.

Phase 2 includes six stations, one at Dulles airport, and stations near Reston Parkway, the Herndon-Monroe area, Route 28, Route 606 and Route 772."

Full Story: Metro Dulles extension to cost $3.83 billion

Comments

building block set

NEW! Build the world you want to see

Irresistible block set for adults when placed on a coffee table or desk, and great fun for kids.
$25

Prepare for the AICP* Exam

Join the thousands of students who have utilized the Planetizen AICP* Exam Preparation Class to prepare for the American Planning Association's AICP* exam.
Starting at $245
City Plate table setting

New Arrival! City Plates

City downtown cores printed on gorgeous decorative collectible porcelain plates.
$50.00
T-shirt with map of Chicago

Show your city pride

Men's Ultrasoft CityFabric© tees. Six cities available.
$23.00