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Metro schedules weekday track work

Tim Bracken, wtop.com

Don’t plan on any major track work taking place over the New Year’s holiday weekend, but there will be some daytime Metro work this week. Here’s the scoop from Metro:

Red Line

  • 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Tuesday through Friday: Single tracking between Rhode Island Avenue and Fort Totten for rail/tie renewal. Expect 5-10 minute delays.
  • 10 p.m. – closing Tuesday through Thursday: Single tracking between Friendship Heights and Medical Center for rail fastener renewal, and between New York Avenue and Rhode Island Avenue for DDOT bridge work. Expect 15-20 minute delays.

Orange Line

  • 10 p.m. – closing Tuesday through Thursday: Single tracking between Smithsonian and Eastern Market for switch replacement prep, and between East Falls Church and West Falls Church for cable installation. Expect 5-10 minute delays.

Blue Line

  • 10 p.m. – closing Tuesday through Thursday: Single tracking between Smithsonian and Eastern Market for switch replacement prep. Expect 5-10 minute delays.

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