Metro’s shutdown will affect an estimated 17,000 riders per day. Residents in Alexandria are worried not only about the commute, but also about the noise associated with the platform work.
Prepare your ear plugs, Alexandria residents. The Metro shutdown is coming, and one city official warns that things could get loud.
The WMATA Summer Platform Improvement Project is set to begin next weekend. Alexandria officials went before the City Council on Saturday to provide a final update on the project before construction and share more details about how commuters are likely to be impacted.
The closures coincide with major roadwork on Interstate 395, ongoing construction on the Arlington Memorial Bridge, and other significant spring and summer construction projects.
Metro’s discussions of extending its largest round-the-clock shutdown yet were kept secret, even from local officials responsible for planning many alternative options. The full shutdown of all six stations south of Reagan National Airport is now scheduled to include the rough traffic week that follows Labor Day.
Fairfax County and Alexandria leaders were surprised to learn that the shutdown of several Metro stations on the Blue and Orange lines in Northern Virginia this summer might continue impacting traffic into the fall.
Virginia is getting ready for the monthslong closure of six Metrorail stations on the Blue and Yellow lines. Here’s what you need to know.
Alexandria’s final draft mitigation plan for the monthslong closure of all Blue and Yellow Line stations south of Reagan National Airport has been published. Here’s what you need to know.
All Blue and Yellow Line stations south of Reagan National Airport are scheduled to close from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend.
Extending all Yellow Line trains to Greenbelt and all Red Line trains past Silver Spring to Glenmont are General Manager Paul Wiedefeld’s top recommendations out of several service change proposals in the next budget.
In a dry run for a monthslong shutdown this summer, all Blue and Yellow Line stations south of Reagan National Airport are closed this weekend. Single-tracking will slow all the other lines as well. Find out the details.
All stations south of Braddock Road are closed this weekend. The weekend shutdown foreshadows a three-month-shutdown of an even larger stretch of the Blue and Yellow Lines this summer.
Blue and Yellow Line trains are cut back to every 20 minutes each this weekend, but the biggest change for Metro may be the elimination of short-lived Saturday parking fees.
Thousands of commuters looking to get out of the D.C. region’s terrible traffic will have more frequent Metro or bus service starting Monday.
Despite the fact that Metro has shut down the Yellow Line for two weeks to repair the rails on the bridge over the Potomac River, D.C.-area commuters are managing the morning rush just fine — provided they remembered the shutdown was even happening.
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