Weekend Metro Work August 13-14

Saturday, Aug 13, 2011  |  Updated 10:07 AM EDT
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Metro Weekend Work

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Watch out for track work on the Metro this weekend. Below is Metro's rundown of scheduled maintenance and delays.

Red Line – from 10 p.m. Friday through closing on Sunday

-  Red Line trains will share one track between Grosvenor and Twinbrook stations for platform repairs.
-  Red Line trains will share one track between Takoma and Forest Glen stations to allow for train control replacement, cable installation, tie renewal and station upgrades.
-  Trains will depart endpoint terminals about every 24 minutes. On Saturday and Sunday between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m., additional trains will operate between Grosvenor and Fort Totten, resulting service about every 12 minutes between these stations.
-  Customers should allow about 20 minutes of additional travel time.

Blue and Orange Lines – from 10 p.m. Friday through closing on Sunday

-  Orange and Blue Line trains will share one track between Eastern Market and Stadium-Armory stations as Metro replaces rail fasteners to provide a smoother ride.
-  In addition, Orange Line trains will share one track between Vienna and West Falls Church stations to allow for rail and tie renewal.
-  Throughout the weekend, Blue and Orange Line trains will depart endpoint terminals about every 24 minutes.
-  Customers should allow about 20 minutes of additional travel time.

Yellow Line – from 10 p.m., Friday through closing on Sunday

-  Yellow Line trains will share one track between Pentagon and L’Enfant Plaza stations for rail and tie renewal on the Metro bridge over the Potomac River.
-  Throughout the weekend, Yellow Line trains will operate between Huntington and Mt. Vernon Square stations approximately every 24 minutes.  (To travel beyond Mt. Vernon Square, customers should transfer to a Green Line train.)
-  Customers should allow about 20 minutes of additional travel time.
 

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