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From WMATA:

“Metro has announced plans for major capital construction over the next three years to modernize the Metrorail system, improve safety and reliability, and maintain a state of good repair. Planned closures are scheduled between summer 2024 and summer 2026, with additional construction planned over the winter holidays.

Beginning in early June, Read More

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From WMATA:

“Over the weekend, Saturday, Feb. 3 and Sunday, Feb. 4, Metro will perform maintenance and track work impacting the Red, Green, and Yellow lines. All other lines will operate regularly scheduled weekend service. Customers are advised to plan ahead for service adjustments.

On the Red Line, free shuttle buses will replace trains between the Dupont Circle and Van Ness stations to install radio and fiber-optic cables to support future technology improvements. The Cleveland Park and Woodley Park stations will be closed. Read More

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photo by Jim

“there will be no Red Line service between Dupont Circle and Gallery Place from Monday, Dec. 18 through Saturday, Dec. 30.”

Sounds like it got off to a rough start on Monday – have things smoothed out a bit?

From WMATA:

“Metro is reminding customers major construction on the Red Line will be extended beginning on Friday, Dec. 22 through Sunday, Dec. 24, with no Red Line service to Gallery Place and Judiciary Square stations, in addition to Farragut North and Metro Center currently. Free shuttle buses will run frequently between the affected stations. Read More

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From WMATA:

“Metro is reminding Red Line customers to plan ahead for the last two weeks of December. On Monday, December 18, our team will begin a two-week construction project on the Red Line to perform critical safety repairs to the tunnel and track infrastructure, upgrade signal and communications systems, and install new platform edge lights.

To complete the work safely and efficiently, there will be no Red Line service between Dupont Circle and Gallery Place from Monday, Dec. 18 through Saturday, Dec. 30. Read More

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Thanks to Amy for sending from Gallery Place Chinatown.

From WMATA:

“As Metro prepares for critical safety repairs on the Red Line during the last two weeks of the year, plans are underway to ensure customers are well-informed about travel alternatives to get them to and from Red Line stations where service will be interrupted. Metro scheduled the work at the end of December, while ridership is at its lowest, to have the least impact on customers.

To complete the work safely and efficiently, there will be no Red Line service between Dupont Circle and Gallery Place between Monday, Dec. 18 and Saturday, Dec. 30. Farragut North and Metro Center (upper level) will be closed. Blue, Orange, and Silver line service will continue to be available for customers at Metro Center; however, Read More

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photo by Pablo Raw

From WMATA:

“This weekend, Sept. 16 – 17, Metro will close four stations on the Red Line to perform track work in the interlocking, where the two tracks intersect and is critical to maintaining safe reliable service. To accommodate this work the Shady Grove, Rockville, Twinbrook, and North Bethesda stations will be closed, with free shuttle buses replacing trains. Read More

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From WMATA:

“On Monday, December 18, Metro will begin a two-week construction project on the Red Line to perform critical safety repairs to the tunnel and track infrastructure, upgrade signal and communications systems, and install new platform edge lights.

During construction, Red Line service will be unavailable at Farragut North, Metro Center, and Gallery Place stations with free shuttle buses replacing trains from December 18 through Saturday, December 30. While the Red Line is closed, service will continue to be available on the Blue, Orange, and Silver lines on the lower level at Metro Center and Green and Yellow line service on the lower level at Gallery Place.

In addition, Judiciary Square Station will be closed from Friday, December 22, through Sunday, December 24.

To complete this work as safely and efficiently as possible, both tracks must be taken out of service. Read More

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From WMATA:

“During the weekend of March 18 – 19, Metro is advising customers of track work on the Red Line affecting two stations and widespread street closures in downtown DC resulting in detours to 24 Metrobus routes and restricting MetroAccess service in the area.

On the Red Line, train service will be shut down for the weekend between Rhode Island Ave and NoMa stations as part of system modernization and to upgrade infrastructure, including installation of new fiber-optic and radio cables for signal systems and emergency communications. Read More

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photo by Eric P.

From WMATA:

“Red Line service info, as of 4:25pm:

No train service btwn Farragut North & Van Ness
Bus shuttles running every 7-10 min btwn Farragut North & Van Ness

Update: “Red Line service update, as of 7/31, 6:30p:

No train service btwn Farragut North & Van Ness. Trains are running in two segments: (1) Glenmont-Farragut North & (2) Shady Grove-Van Ness

Update, 10:41pm: “Red Line Service Update: Crews have been working continuously to make repairs, so service is restored between Farragut North & Van Ness in time for your morning commute. In the event there are any issues, we’ll have at least 40 shuttle buses ready to operate every 7-10 min.”

Update, Red Line update, 8/1, 4:35a:

“Service remains temporarily suspended btwn Farragut North & Van Ness as crews continue repairs to the low-voltage cables from Saturday’s arcing incident

Shuttle buses will operate every 7-10 min between Farragut North & Van Ness” Read More

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