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Fairfax may not follow Arlington’s lead on highway renaming

It’s possible Fairfax County will not be following Arlington’s lead in renaming its stretch of U.S. Route 29 as “Langston Boulevard.” Fairfax County supervisors wish to rename Lee and Lee-Jackson Memorial highways because of their associations with Confederate Gens. Robert...

Editorial: Just go with numbers on highway addresses

Sometimes, change is logical and makes too much sense. That’s when you have to worry that it will never be put into place. Such is the case with the renaming of a number of Fairfax County roadways, where the most...

Survey says: Numbers preferred over new highway names

Fairfax County supervisors wish to rename Lee and Lee-Jackson Memorial highways because of their associations with Confederate Gens. Robert E. Lee and Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson, but a county survey – with an admittedly small sample size – found the...

Concerns grow over increasing urbanization of Rte. 29 corridor

Having seen the “it’s just a work in progress” ruse pulled on others in the past, those concerned about the prospect of major zoning increases in the Lee Highway corridor are getting their objections in front of elected leaders...

Funding coming for Rte. 29 bus/HOV lane in Rosslyn

Arlington County Board members on July 17 are expected to formally approve $710,000 in Northern Virginia Transportation Commission funds that will support creation of a bus/high-occupancy-vehicle (HOV) lane on U.S. Route 29 (Lee Highway, but likely soon to be...
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Vienna issues business licenses, notes anniversaries

The Vienna town government recently issued licenses to the following new businesses: Health Check PLLC (clinic), 305 Maple Ave., W.;...
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