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VDOT completes work on Route 28 at I-66

The Virginia Department of Transportation has completed a project aimed at reducing congestion on Route 28 in the Centreville area. The $4.1 million project extended the two left turn lanes from southbound Route 28 to eastbound Interstate 66.

The new lanes are about 750 feet longer. The project also included a new median and drainage improvements around the intersection.

Open house provides update on Tysons redevelopment

Fairfax County is inviting residents to learn more about redevelopment-related activities in Tysons Corner at an open house Monday, May 19.

The proposed Tysons Park System plan will be a major focus of the event. Other topics will include an update on the Silver Line extension; information on road, pedestrian and transit projects in Tysons; and information about the Tysons Partnership.

The open house will take place from 7 to 9 p.m. at Spring Hill Elementary School. There will be no formal presentations. Attendees can get information and ask questions at display stations set up around the room.

Fairfax companies rank high on Virginia growth list

Fairfax County is home to 17 of the 50 fastest-growing companies in Virginia, according to a new list compiled by the Virginia Chamber of Commerce.

To make the list, a company must have had revenue of at least $200,000 in 2009 and have revenue of less than $100 million in its most recent fiscal year. Companies must also have made a profit in 2012.

The Fairfax County-based companies are:

2. PD Systems, Alexandria (Richmond Highway)

4. MindPoint Group, Springfield

7. Eagle Ray Inc., Chantilly

8. C2 Solutions Group Inc., Reston

10. TeraThink, Reston

11. Three Wire Systems, Falls Church

12. Zantech IT Services, Inc., Tysons Corner

13. Kore Federal, Tysons Corner

15. Technatomy Corporation, Fairfax

18. First Line Technology, LLC, Chantilly

19. Advanced Technology Systems Company, Tysons Corner

23. Integrity Management Consulting, Inc., Tysons Corner

34. Veris Group, Tysons Corner

35. U.S. Information Technologies Corporation, Chantilly

39. Data Networks Corporation, Reston

46. Search Technologies Corp., Herndon

48. Sevatec Inc., Merrifield

New traffic pattern at Herndon post office

The heavily used U.S. Post Office in the Town of Herndon now features a new traffic pattern, reversing the old entry and exit for the parking lot. Vehicles now enter the Post Office from Grove Street and exit onto Van Buren Street.

Signs are posted on-site to assist drivers. The change went into effect May 12.