Friday Morning Rundown

Workings put finish touches on Silver Line station/Credit: Metro

Toll Lanes For I-66? — State transportation officials are looking into toll lanes in addition to free lanes on I-66 outside the Beltway as a way to manage traffic. The plan would include lanes from Vienna to Haymarket. It would not go into effect until 2017. [WJLA]

A Little Jazz At The Airport — Reagan National and Dulles International Airports will be holding live jazz afternoon concerts through August. [MWAA]

Helping Dogwood’s Garden Grow – Employees at BB&T recently helped Reston’s Dogwood Elementary School build a teaching garden. [FCPS]

Rain Runoff Or $2.9 Billion Fountain? — During the recent heavy rainstorms, water has been spilling over the sides of the elevated Silver Line tracks at Tysons Corner. [The Tysons Corner]

Photo of finishing touches at Silver Line station/Credit: Metro

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