Potomac Yard Metrorail Station Plans and Permits

Page updated on Aug 27, 2021 at 5:57 PM

The following files contain the approved design elements and plans for the Potomac Yard Metrorail Station:

Board of Architectural Review (BAR) Approvals

The project completed the BAR review process on February 19, 2020:  

  • February 19
    • Glass handrail details
    • Metal louver connection details
    • North Pavilion – stone wall, glazing and lintels 
  • January 22
  • December 4
    • Lighting
    • Downspout and gutter locations
    • Pedestrian bridge handrail
  • October 16
    • North pavilion: footprint, mass, scale, and height  
  • September 4
    • Bridge, platform, and mezzanine: mass, scale, and materials sample board 
  • July 24
    • Piers, mezzanine, platform roofs: mass and scale 
  • July 10
    • Project architectural character, footprint, scale, and height  

Development Special Use Permits

Development Special Use Permit #2020-10020 (South Pavilion)


DEVELOPMENT SPECIAL USE PERMIT #2018-0017 (Station and North PAvilion)


Environmental Permits

Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) - Virginia Water Protection Permit

The State Water Control Board Meeting took place on Friday, September 6, 2019. The Board unanimously approved the Virginia Water Protection Permit for the Potomac Yard Metrorail Station Project. The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality issued a Virginia Water Protection (VWP) Individual Permit to the City that day.   

Virginia Water Protection (VWP) Individual Permit Number 19-0710

The project's VWP Permit 19-0170 Construction Status Update Forms and Weekly Inspection Checklists are available here.


United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) - Clean Water Act (CWA) Section 404 Permit

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) issued a Clean Water Act (CWA) Section 404 permit to the City of Alexandria for the Potomac Yard Metrorail Station project on November 15, 2019.  

Department of the Army Permit NAO-2012-02012/19-V0170


Landscape Plans


Noise Variances

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The following is a record of the noise variance permits issued for the Potomac Yard Metrorail Station project:

Permit: TES2021-00911

Dates: August 27 - 29

Hours: Friday - Monday: 6 PM - 7 AM

Activities:

  • Pedestrian Bridge Conduit and Structural Deck Installation

Materials:




PERMIT: TES2021-00806

Dates: August 1 - 31

Hours: Monday - Friday; 5 AM (start time)

Activities:

  • Installation of Concrete

Materials:



PERMIT: TES2021-00805

Dates: August 6 - 16

Hours: Friday - Monday: 5 AM - 6 PM

Activities:

  • Communications and Signal Upgrades

Materials:



Permit: TES2021-00663

Dates: July 6 - 31

Hours: Friday - Monday: 5 AM - 6 PM

Activities:

  • Installation of Concrete

Materials:



Permit: TES2021-00662

Dates: July 9 - 25

Hours: Friday - Monday: 6 PM - 5 AM

Activities:

  • Communications and Signal Upgrades

Materials:



Permit: TES2021-00537

Dates: June 18 - 21

Hours: Friday - Monday: 6 PM - 7 AM

Activities:

  • Communications and Signal Upgrades

Materials:



PERMIT: TES2021-00332

Dates:

  • June 4 - 7
  • June 11 - 14

Hours: Friday - Monday: 6 PM - 7 AM

Activities:

  • Communications and Signal Upgrades

Materials:



PERMIT: TES2021-00330

Dates: 

  • May 14 - 17
  • May 21 - 24

Hours Permitted:

  • Friday - Monday: 6 PM - 7 AM

Activities:

  • Communications and Signal Upgrades

Materials:



Permit: TES2021-00305

Dates: April 30 - May 3

Hours Permitted:

  • Friday - Monday: 6 PM - 7 AM

Activities:

  • Communications and Signal Upgrades

Materials:



Permit: TES2021-00263

Dates: April 16 - April 19, 2021

Hours Permitted:

  • Friday - Monday: 6 PM - 7 AM

Activities:

  • Communications and Signal Upgrades

Materials:



Permit: TES2021-00250

Dates: March 29 - April 26, 2021

Hours Permitted:

  • Monday - Sunday: 6 PM - 7 AM

Activities: 

  • Pedestrian Bridge Erection

Materials:



PERMIT: TES2021-00136

Dates: February 17 - March 6, 2021

  • Extension: March 7 - 29, 2021

Hours Permitted:

  • Monday - Sunday: 6 PM - 7 AM

Activities: 

  • Pedestrian Bridge Erection

Materials:



PERMIT: TES2021-00075

Dates: February 1 - February 16, 2021

Hours Permitted:

  • Monday - Sunday: 6 PM - 7 AM

Activities:

  • Pedestrian Bridge Erection

Materials:



Permit: TES2020-00899

Dates: September 9 - October 11, 2020

Hours Permitted:

  • Monday - Friday: 5 AM – 7 AM
  • No weekend or holiday work permitted

Activities:

  • Placement and finishing of concrete

Materials:



Permit: TES2020-00652

Dates: July 11 - 31, 2020

Hours Permitted:

  • Monday - Friday: 5 AM – 7 AM
  • Saturday: 5 AM – 9 AM
  • No Sunday or holiday work permitted

Activities:

  • Placement of concrete

Materials:



Permit: TES2020-00623

Dates: June 25 - July 10, 2020

Hours Permitted:

  • Monday - Friday: 5 AM – 7 AM
  • No weekend or holiday work permitted

Activities:

  • Placement of concrete

Materials:



Permit: TES2020-00400

Dates: April 26 - May 12, 2020

Hours Permitted:

  • Sunday - Thursday: 9 PM – 6 AM

Activities:

  • Installation of track monitoring equipment

Materials:



Permit: TES2020-00214

Dates:

  • March 6 - March 8, 2020
  • March 14 - March 15, 2020
  • March 21 - March 22, 2020

Hours Permitted:

  • 9 PM – 7 AM

Activities: 

  • Relocation of WMATA fence
  • Installation of track monitoring equipment

Materials:


Permit: TES2019-03348



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