August 14, 2012
Metro Update: August 17-19
Metro will perform major track work over the weekend of August 17-19.
The work will begin at 10 p.m. Friday and continue through system closing on Sunday.
RED LINE MAJOR TRACK WORK
Free shuttle buses will replace Red Line trains between the Silver Spring and NoMa-Gallaudet U stations. Three stations – Takoma, Brookland and Rhode Island Ave -- will be closed. Fort Totten station will be open for Green and Yellow Line service only.
Customers traveling between Fort Totten and Downtown DC may wish to consider using Green or Yellow line service to avoid delays. Customers using shuttle bus service through the entire construction zone should build an extra 50 minutes into their travel plans.
BLUE LINE SINGLE TRACKING
Trains will single track between Stadium-Armory and Addison Road. Customers should build an extra 10 minutes into their travel plans.
ORANGE LINE SINGLE TRACKING
Trains will single track between Stadium-Armory and Cheverly. Customers should build an extra 10 minutes into their travel plans.
GREEN LINE SINGLE TRACKING
Trains will single track between College Park and Greenbelt. Customers should build an extra 15 minutes into their travel plans.
We know that this track work may impact you and your organization, and we apologize for the inconvenience. Please forward this information along to others who may be affected in your organization so that they may plan appropriately. Updated information will continue to be posted on Metro’s website (wmata.com).