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City Releases Report on Economic Contributions by Immigrants

The City has released a report detailing the economic contributions of immigrants in Alexandria, the role they play in the local labor force, and their participation in recent population growth.

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City Reduces Speed Limit on Route 1 North of Slaters Lane

As part of the Vision Zero traffic safety initiative, the City will reduce the speed limit on the Jefferson Davis Highway portion of U.S. Route 1 (between Slaters Lane and Four Mile Run) from 35 mph to 25 mph, effective Monday, August 20.

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Alexandria Summer Restaurant Week

Alexandria Summer Restaurant Week begins August 17-26, and will showcase the inventiveness of local chefs from participating restaurants in neighborhoods throughout the city, including Old Town, Del Ray and the West End. 

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King Street-Old Town Metrorail Station Access Improvement Project

On September 9, construction will begin on the King Street-Old Town Metrorail Station Access Improvement Project. While the Project will bring many benefits to transit users, there will be significant construction impacts through mid-2020.

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Cool Off at City Pools

Cool off this summer at the Old Town Pool (1609 Cameron St.), Warwick Pool (3301 Landover St.), Memorial Pool at Charles Houston Recreation Center (901 Wythe St.), or the Potomac Yard Park Interactive Fountain.

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Vision Zero Action Plan

Vision Zero is a multidisciplinary, multi-national traffic safety concept that aims to achieve a transportation system with no deaths and serious injuries. As a Vision Zero community, Alexandria recognizes that these incidents are preventable through proper engineering, enforcement, evaluation and...

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Flooding Preparedness Information

Nearly every year residential and commercial properties are threatened with the potential of tidal and wind-driven flooding from the Potomac River and/or low-land flooding. Get more information on how residents and businesses can be prepared for when flooding occurs.

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