Planning for Potomac Yard Metro Reaches Milestone

Environmental impact statement released

The environmental impact statement on the proposed Potomac Yards Metro station is now available to the public.

Alexandria held an open house Tuesday for the community to get a first view of the report.

The report is now available online or at several locations in Alexandria.

Also, two more open houses are planned.

One is on Wednesday, April 8, from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Charles Houston Recreation Center, 901 Wythe Avenue.

The other is Monday, April 13, from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Cora Kelly Recreation Center, 25 West Reed Avenue.

The Alexandria City Council is planning a public hearing on the plans for Saturday, May 16, at 10 a.m.

Construction on the Potomac Yard station is expected to begin next year and be completed by 2018.

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