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Pre-construction work for phase I Dulles Metrorail slated for Route 123 Tysons Corner area, schedule to begin the week of the 15th, which is this week. If you work, live, and play around Tysons, you know that this is going to be a traffic nightmare just to get around the area. Because you get the regular rush hour traffic and holiday traffic (holiday shoppers) to the mall - combined.
Via Dulles Metro.
The work will take place on land bounded by International Drive and Tysons Boulevard, and by Route 123 and Galleria Place. The site will be cleared of existing brush and vegetation to make way for construction trailers, utility relocation work, and the start of the easternmost section of a 2,100-foot tunnel that will run below the intersection of Routes 7 and 123. This is the highest natural point in Fairfax County. Existing trees will be retained along the perimeter of the property. Some of the trees may have to be removed during future construction of the tunnel.
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