5 D.C.-Area Infrastructure Projects Jumpstarted by Amazon

Amazon's decision to locate half of its HQ2 location in Northern Virginia kicks the state into gear on transportation projects. More funding could potentially be on the way.
November 15, 2018, 9am PST | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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Crystal City Business Improvement District

"Amazon’s arrival will mean at least $195 million in new transportation infrastructure [pdf] from Virginia, on top of the $570 million it was already planning on investing into the area," reports Chris Slatt.

But wait, there's more: "If Amazon exceeds the 25,000 job benchmark, the state will make up to another $100 million in transportation money available."

Slatt proceeds to detail each of the planned projects that will benefit from that money, with a lot more detail included in the article:

  1. A second entrance to the Crystal City Metro
  2. The originally-planned South Entrance to the Potomac Yard Metro
  3. Improvements to the Crystal City-Potomac Yard Transitway
  4. A pedestrian bridge between Crystal City and National Airport
  5. Converting Route 1 into an urban boulevard
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Published on Wednesday, November 14, 2018 in Greater Greater Washington
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