New Saratoga Park & Ride

From WTOP: A new park and ride lot is set to open soon in Fairfax County, with bus service to Franconia-Springfield Metro station and the Pentagon. The Saratoga Park and Ride is in Springfield, by the Fairfax County Parkway – Barta Road/Rolling Road interchange, just west of Interstate 95. “It’s beautiful, it’s nicely landscaped, conveniently […]

I-66 Ramps to Fairfax County Parkway CLOSED ALL WEEKEND

According to Dr. Gridlock: The ramps connecting eastbound and westbound I-66 to the southbound Fairfax County Parkway will be closed from 10 p.m. Friday until 4 a.m. Monday. The ramps will be closed for paving as part of the interchange project at the Fairfax County Parkway and the Fair Lakes Parkway, according to the Virginia Department of […]

Hooes Road Bridge Closing For Six Months

Oh, no! They’re shutting down the curvy road! We (and our kids) have enjoyed (usually) our trips up and down the curvy part of Hooes Road since 1984 – and I did it on a bike in the dark in 1965 when I was about 13 and it was gravel. There’s always been a Deliverance-like […]

Parkway To Be Repaved – H@$$ Freezes Over

Patch reports that Fairfax County Parkway (or whatever it’s name is going to be) will finally be repaved, now that it’s a primary road and eligible for federal funding. Here’s the report: The Virginia Department of Transportation will repave 24 miles of the 32-mile, six-lane Fairfax County Parkway between Route 7 in Dranesville and Rolling […]