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Storm Water Drilling Beginning Near Rudder Road and Dulles International Airport Access Highway Today, Thursday, Dec. 13

December 13, 2018
CONTACT: Marcia McAllister                                                                
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Storm Water Drilling Beginning Near Rudder Road and Dulles International Airport Access Highway Today, Thursday, Dec. 13
Today, Thursday, Dec. 13Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project (DCMP) crews will begin drilling to determine existing ground water levels where storm water management facilities (ponds) will be built along Phase 2 of the Silver Line.
These water monitoring operations are in preparation for design of the ponds.  The first two areas to be affected are at or near the Washington Dulles International Airport. Drilling begins Thursday between Rudder Road and Dulles International Airport Access Highway.
  • Next week drilling will take place from the Route 28 exit ramp to eastbound Dulles Toll Road (See figure 2-7C-3 and 2-7C-4 in map below)
A total of five sites require the drilling procedures.  There are 17 storm water facilities at 15 locations starting just west of Reston Parkway heading west onto the airport and out onto the Dulles Greenway.   
All work is weather dependent and subject to change.  
Drivers are asked to use caution and pay attention to all signage and barricades. Large, slow-moving vehicles may be exiting and entering the highway at various times.

A 24/7 emergency hotline is available for Phase 2 Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project construction-related issues: 844-385-7245. For general project information: or 703-572-0506.