New Date For VDOT Route 7 Meeting — The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will hold a “pardon our dust” meeting for construction starting soon on the Route 7 bridges over the Dulles Airport Toll Road and Airport Access Highway on March 9, 6 p.m. at Colvin Run Elementary, 1400 Trap Rd. in Vienna. This project will replace and widen the bridges, as well widen the section of Route 7 from four to six lanes from Jarrett Valley Drive to just west of Tyco Road. A new 14-foot shared-use path will be added. [VDOT]
Piano Concerto Tonight — The Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra of Greater Washington presents a Schumann Piano Concerto Friday at 6:30 p.m. at United Christian Parish, 11508 North Shore Drive. [Reston Now]
Have You Paid RA? — Reston Association Member Services will extend its hours for residents to pay their annual assessment on the following days Saturday, Feb. 27 (9 a.m.-12 p.m.), Monday, Feb. 29 (8:30 a.m.- 6 p.m.) and Tuesday, March 1 (8:30 a.m.-7 p.m.) Assessments are due March 1.
Oak Marr Gets Environmental Honor — Oak Marr RECenter has earned LEED Silver Certification from the US Green Building Council for its 10,000-square-foot addition, completed last year [Fairfax County Park Authority]
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