Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project Pictures 12 09 2018
All of the stations are essentially done, platform tile, granite edge, stairs. Escalators and elevators in the stations and entrance pavilions are in various stages of completion. Unable to verify the completion of the floor finish on the mezzanines and pedestrian bridges of the stations with the exception of the Dulles Airport. Floor tile is yet to be set on that station mezzanine.
All of the trackage is complete. The installation of the wayside train control and signaling hardware is well underway. It's far along to the point that the signals in the Innovation Center interlocking and in the Horsepen Run and Autopilot Drive interlockings on either side of the airport station are displaying red aspects. Installation of the wayside train control and signaling hardware west of the west yard lead is less far along. The 35KV power supply bus has been energized, most if not all of the passenger stations are drawing power from that distribution system. All of the traction power substation and tiebreakers are for all practical purposes complete. Third rail cable connections are done to the west end of the west yard leads.
Reston Town Center north entrance pavilion has its glazing in place and the sheet medal roofs installed. Grading for the bus terminal roadway and walkways has not been done. It appears that a contract has been let, presumably by others, to construct a pedestrian bridge that will cross from the entrance pavilion to north side of Sunset Hill Road. South entrance pavilion has yet to have its glazing placed and the sheet medal roofs installed. Grading partially complete for the bus terminal roadway and walkways adjacent to the entrance pavilion.
Herndon north entrance pavilion has yet to have its glazing placed and the sheet medal roofs installed. No grading has been done for the walkways the will access the entrance from Herndon Parkway. South entrance pavilion has some of glazing in place and the sheet medal roofs at yet to be installed. The elevator and stair structure that will directly connect the existing garage entrance pavilion only lacks the roof panel and the pedestrian bridge between has not been set.
Innovation Center north lacks its sheet medal roof on the entrance canopy at the opening the grade level pedestrian bridge. The bus terminal roadway is complete. Some of the walkways have been place at the west end and grading is done for the remainder. South entrance pavilion has its sheet medal roof and some of the glazing is in place. The bus terminal roadway is in place as mentioned in previews post. Grading for the walkways adjacent to the entrance pavilion had not been done. The contractor building the garage has begun to correct the issues involving the premature settling of the columns by placing large spread footing at their base. Walkway have been placed along the new eastbound Sunrise Valley Road roadway that has not been opened to traffic.
Dulles Airport entrance security gate is in place in the now open garage 1 pedestrian tunnel. Opposite of the entrance is another security gate that the fare vendors will be located at. Glazing between the underside of the elevated and the walls surrounding the mezzanine have been placed. Grates that will control the convection are flow between top of the glazing and the underside of the elevated is partly complete. Shelters on the platform are partly complete. Station name signage along the parapet wall opposite the platform edges has been placed. The concrete walls enclosing the ancillary areas under the elevated and at platform level will be covered with vertical seamed sheet metal siding that is use on existing airport authority service and ancillary buildings on the airport property.
Loudoun Gateway lacks its sheet medal roof on the entrance pavilion and has yet to have its glazing placed. The garage is structurally complete. There has been no grading done for the station access roadways, bus terminal an walkways.
Ashburn both north and south entrance pavilions lacks their sheet medal roofs and no glazing has been placed. The mezzanine canopy also lacks its sheet medal roof. Grading has been done and curbs have been placed in the east half of the north bus terminal. Grading has been done and curbs have been placed in the station access roadway to halfway around the curve the west half of the bus terminal, As mentioned before the bus terminal at the south bus terminal is complete. No walkways are in place at either the north or south bus terminals or entrance pavilions.
Dulles Yard has all of the track work done. The signaling system installation is well under way. Most if not all of the roadways and parking lots are done. Installation of the security fence around the yard is mostly complete. Installation of the access gates and gate houses has not been done.
Pictures at my Flicker Photo Stream DCMP 12 09 2018
John in the sand box of Maryland's eastern shore.