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This Weekend’s Metro Track Work and Street Closures

by Prince Of Petworth February 7, 2014 at 4:00 pm 1 Comment

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Photo by PoPville flickr user Beau Finley

From WMATA:

Red Line 10 p.m. Fri, Feb. 7 through closing Sun, Feb. 9
Trains every 12-24 minutes

Red Line trains will operate as follows:

Between Shady Grove & Glenmont: Every 24 minutes throughout the weekend
Between Farragut North & NoMa: Every 12 minutes from 9AM-9PM only

Work Performed: Crews will prepare for an upcoming switch replacement outside Dupont Circle and perform third rail replacement between Farragut North and Van Ness; install safety fencing and lighting between NoMa-Gallaudet and Rhode Island Ave stations.

Orange Line 10 p.m. Fri, Feb. 7 through closing Sun, Feb. 9
Trains every 16 minutes

Orange Line trains will operate every 16 minutes throughout the weekend. Normal service is every 12 minutes during daytime hours.

Work Performed: Improvements to track infrastructure – including rail joint elimination and fastener renewal – between Federal Center SW and Eastern Market stations

Blue Line 10 p.m. Fri, Feb. 7 through closing Sun, Feb. 9
Trains every 16 minutes

Blue Line trains will operate every 16 minutes throughout the weekend. Normal service is every 12 minutes during daytime hours.

Work Performed: Improvements to track infrastructure – including rail joint elimination and fastener renewal – between Federal Center SW and Eastern Market stations

Yellow Line 10 p.m. Fri, Feb. 7 through closing Sun, Feb. 9
Regular weekend service between Huntington & Fort Totten

Green Line 10 p.m. Fri, Feb. 7 through closing Sun, Feb. 9
Regular weekend service

From MPD:

“On Saturday, February 8, 2014, the 2014 BET Honors will take place in the District of Columbia. In conjunction with this event, there will be several street closures that motorists should take into consideration:

13th Street, NW between Pennsylvania Avenue and F Street, NW from 9:00 am to midnight on Saturday, February 8, 2014
E Street, NW Between 12th and 13th Street, NW from midnight Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014 to 6:00 am Sunday, February 9, 2014

All street closures and listed times are subject to change based upon prevailing or unexpected conditions.”

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