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TRAFFIC AND METRO ALERTS

District of Columbia Street Closing Information | Metro Disruption Reports

ALERT FOr MAY 4-6

Travel to Capitals Home Playoff Game on May 5 at Verizon Center will be affected.
Washington, D.C. - Customers traveling on Metro during the May 4 to 6 weekend will encounter delays on the Green, Yellow, Red, Orange and Blue lines starting on Fri., May 4 at 10:00 p.m. through closing on Sun., May 6. Travelers are being asked to add between 10 - 50 minutes to their commute time depending on which line they will be traveling on.

On the Green line free shuttle buses will replace trains between the Greenbelt and Fort Totten stations. The Greenbelt, College Park, Prince George’s Plaza and West Hyattsville stations will be closed. Travelers on the Green line are being asked to add up to 50 minutes to their commute time.

On the Yellow line, due to the Green line track work, trains will operate between Mt. Vernon Square and Huntington stations only.

On the Red line, trains will be single tracking between the Forest Glen and Takoma stations to allow for platform reconstruction, as well as between the Van Ness and Dupont Circle stations for rail and fastener renewal. Travelers on the Red line are being asked to add up to 20 minutes to their commute time.

On the Orange line trains will single track between the Eastern Market and Stadium-Armory stations to allow for track maintenance, insulator renewal, station dome repairs, platform tile replacement and aerial structure repairs, and between the East Falls Church and West Falls Church stations to allow for testing associated with future Silver Line service. Travelers on the Orange line are being asked to add up to 10 minutes to their commute time.

On the Blue line Trains will single track between the Eastern Market and Stadium-Armory stations to allow for track maintenance, insulator renewal, station dome repairs, platform tile replacement and aerial structure repairs. Travelers on the Blue line are being asked to add up to 10 minutes to their commute time.

Riders planning to take the Metro to the Capitals home playoff game against the Rangers on Saturday, May 5 at 12:30 p.m. at Verizon Center should prepare to add between 10 and 50 minutes to their commute time. Additional traveler tips can be found here.

To get up-to-the-minute information on Metro sign-up for their new email and text messaging system, Metro Alerts. For more information and to sign up, go to wmata.com/MetroAlerts.

For more information please contact Sheila Francis in Verizon Center communications at 202-628-3200 x6042.
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