May 13, 2013
Delays on Northdown Road and East and West Boulevard Drives
The Federal Highway Administration and George Washington Memorial Parkway will begin a project to pulverize and reconstruct sections of Northdown Road, East Boulevard Drive (between Kent Road and Collingwood Road) and West Boulevard Drive (between Alexandria Avenue and Collingwood Road). The project also includes stormwater improvements, including reconstruction of the stone waterway along Northdown Road. Affected residents received a letter describing the project in detail. This project is anticipated to finish in August 2013.
April 24, 2013
Marine Corps War Memorial Chosen to Compete in Partners in Preservation Program
American Express and the National Trust for Historic Preservation announced that the Marine Corps War Memorial has been chosen to participate in Partners in Preservation, a community-based initiative that will award $1 million in grants to Washington, D.C. metro area historic places. Partners in Preservation invites Washington, D.C. metro area residents, and anyone who loves the Capitol Region, to help choose the historic places they think most deserve preservation funding.
April 11, 2013
Parkway Joins Trash Free Parks Program on Earth Day
The George Washington Memorial Parkway is introducing a Trash Free Park program at Great Falls Park, Virginia and additional park sites on Earth Day, Monday, April 22, 2013. The program follows a Carry In, Carry Out - Leave No Trace principal, one which supports the Reduce-Reuse-Recycle mission of the U.S. Department of the Interior. The purpose of this program is to reduce the amount of solid waste collected in national park areas.