“Metro today placed in service two new escalators at Woodley Park-Zoo Adams Morgan Station, the system’s 35th and 36th new escalators since 2011.
The two new escalators are the first of six that are replaced, two-at-a-time, as part of a multi-year project that began in January.
“The escalators at Woodley Park have been in service since 1981 and are the longest in the District of Columbia; third longest on the Metrorail system,” said Metro Deputy General Manager Rob Troup. “Projects like these have helped us raise escalator availability to its highest level in years.”
Work will begin immediately to install another pair of new escalators at the station. (more…)