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Posts Tagged ‘Walter Reed’

Budget Deal Supplies BRAC Transportation Funds for Md., Va.

  • April 12, 2011
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More than one year after Congress first allocated $300 million for projects needed to accommodate the traffic growth associated with the realignment of Walter Reed Army Medical Center, officials in suburban Maryland and Virginia finally should be able to use the funds. In December 2009, the states’ congressional delegations had inserted the funds under the defense health program account as part of the fiscal 2010 defense spending bill …

D.C. Debt Limit Could Hinder Walter Reed Reuse

  • April 4, 2011
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A cap on the amount of money the District of Columbia can borrow could slow the city’s effort to redevelop Walter Reed Army Medical Center by restricting its ability to invest in new infrastructure. The cap limits the city’s bond payments to 12 percent of total spending, a threshold the city already is projected to exceed over the next six years …

D.C., State Department Adjust Boundaries at Walter Reed

  • March 20, 2011
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The parcel at Walter Reed Army Medical Center designated to be redeveloped according to the reuse plan crafted by the District of Columbia has been reconfigured, improving the city’s prospects for turning the eastern boundary of the historic Washington, D.C., site into a bustling retail corridor. The revision stems from the General Services Administration’s decision last October to rescind its request for 34 acres of the campus, leaving the entire site to the District of Columbia and the State Department …

Walter Reed, Navy Medical Center Merger Remains on Fast Track

  • February 27, 2011
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Meeting the Sept. 15 BRAC implementation deadline for realigning Walter Reed Army Medical Center to the National Naval Medical Center will be a close call as almost half of planned construction on the Navy’s 245-acre Bethesda, Md., campus has not yet been completed. Construction began in 2008 and is scheduled to be finished just weeks before the hospital’s opening …

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