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Weekend Metro Construction August 21-23
Reconstruction of the Metrorail system will continue over the weekend of August 21-23.

 Weekend highlights include:
 
Starting at 12:01 a.m. Saturday through closing Sunday, buses will replace Orange Line trains between Eastern Market & Cheverly and Blue/Silver Line trains between Eastern Market & Cheverly. Orange, Silver and Blue line trains will operate every 15-16 minutes outside the work zone.
 
Stations closed: Potomac Ave, Stadium-Armory, Minnesota Ave and Deanwood

 Free shuttle bus service will operate on three routes:

·         Orange Express buses will operate between Eastern Market and New Carrollton stations with no intermediate stops. Please add up to 35 minutes of travel time.

 ·         Orange Local buses will operate between Eastern Market and Cheverly, making intermediate stops at Potomac Ave, Stadium-Armory, Minnesota Ave and Deanwood. Please allow 12-15 minutes of travel time for each station stop.

 ·         Blue/Silver Local buses will operate between Eastern Market and Benning Road with intermediate stops at Potomac Ave and Stadium-Armory. Please allow 10-12 minutes of travel time for each station stop.

 The last Blue Line train to depart from Largo Town Center to Benning Road on Friday, Saturday and Sunday night will depart 24 minutes earlier than normal. The last Silver Line train to depart from Largo Town Center to Benning Road on Friday, Saturday and Sunday night will depart 9 minutes earlier than normal.

 Travel Tips to/from Landover:

 ·         To Downtown DC/Virginia: take Metrorail to New Carrollton and board an Orange Line Express shuttle bus to Eastern Market.

 ·         To Deanwood, Minnesota Ave, Stadium-Armory or Potomac Ave: take Metrorail to Cheverly and board an Orange Line Local shuttle bus.

Starting at 10 p.m. Friday through closing Sunday, Red Line trains will operate every 20 minutes due to single tracking between Van Ness & Friendship Heights and between NoMa-Gallaudet U & Rhode Island Ave stations.

Starting at 10 p.m. Friday through closing Sunday, Green Line trains will operate every 15 minutes due to single tracking between Naylor Road and Branch Ave stations.


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For more information about this weekend’s track work, [ http://www.wmata.com/rider_tools/metro_service_status/advisories.cfm?AID=5111 ] read the advisory, or view [ http://www.wmata.com/alerts ]wmata.com/alerts which lists all detailed advisories and alerts.

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