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Metrorail Yellow, Blue Line Station Closures Begin May 25

Photo: WMATA

Metro will close all Blue and Yellow line stations south of Ronald Reagan National Airport from May 25 to September 8, 2019, for station platform repair. Six stations will be closed:

  • Braddock Road
  • King Street
  • Eisenhower Avenue
  • Huntingdon
  • Van Dorn Street
  • Franconia-Springfield

Metro's Platform Improvement Project page has details about the project and travel alternatives. More:

In the News

Here’s how to navigate Metro’s summer-long shutdown
Luz Lazo, May 23, 2019, Washington Post

Everything you need to know about the Metro summer shutdown
Jonathan Capriel, May 22, 2019, Washington Business Journal

What you need to know about Metro's big Blue and Yellow Line summer shutdown
Jordan Pascale, May 21, 2019, WAMU

What you need to know with the Metro summer shutdown happening in 5 days
May 20, 2019, WJLA

Less than a week away, are riders aware of the Metro's Summer Shutdown?
Tom Roussey, May 17, 2019, WJLA

WTOP Track Work Guide: Summer 2019 Blue and Yellow Line shutdown
Max Smith, May 16, 2019, WTOP

Why residents in this one Alexandria neighborhood are dreading Metro's summer shutdown
Tom Roussey, May 13, 2019, WJLA

How to get around during the Metro Blue and Yellow Line Shutdown
Matt Cheng, May 8, 2019, Arlington Chamber of Commerce

2019 Metrorail Platform Improvement Project
Updated May 8, 2019, City of Alexandria, Virginia

How VRE is preparing for a boost in passengers due to Metro's 'Summer Shutdown'
Tom Roussey, May 7, 2019, WJLA

Why crews are building a replica Metro platform to prepare for summer shutdown
Jonathan Franklin, May 3, 2019, WJLA

Why Metro is closing six Blue and Yellow Line stations this summer
Sam Sweeney, May 1, 2019, WJLA

WMATA board member: Buckle up for the next service interruption
Scott McCaffrey, April 26, 2019, Inside NoVa

Parking at three Metro stations will be free this summer
Paul Duggan, April 25, 2019, Washington Post

Metro extends platform project by 6 days to permanently fix structural issue at Braddock Road
April 18, 2019, WMATA

Metro to shut down several Blue, Yellow line stations for the summer
Adam Tuss, Gina Cook, April 17, 2019, NBC Washington

Mettro Shutdown 2019
April 17, 2019, Arlington Transportation Partners

Transportation Alternatives During Summer 2019 Metro Shutdown
Jonathan Boldes, April 12, 2019, Arlington Transportation Partners

HOV rules to change in Alexandria during Blue, Yellow line shutdown
Max Smith, April 1, 2019, WTOP

Metro to relocate Kiss & Ride lots, bus stops ahead of summer Platform Improvement Project
March 29, 2019, WMATA

Metro summer shutdown kicks off with May weekend closures
Max Smith, March 29, 2019, WTOP

Va. outlines alternatives during monthslong closure of Blue, Yellow lines
Max Smith, March 22, 2019, WTOP

Virginia will chip in $3.6M during Metro summer shutdown to help provide other options
Jonathan Capriel, March 21, 2019, Washington Business Journal

Metrorail Blue and Yellow Line Stations South of Airport Closed This Summer: Plan Your Travel Now
March 15, 2019, Fairfax County

6 Blue and Yellow Line stations will be closed from Memorial Day until Labor Day
Stephen Tschida, March 6, 2019, WJLA

Alexandria finalizing options for major summer Metro shutdown
Max Smith, March 6, 2019, WTOP

Metro announces travel options, customer website for Blue/Yellow line customers affected by summer platform reconstruction work
March 5, 2019, WMATA

Shuttles, Water Taxis, And Other Proposed Alternatives For This Summer’s Blue-Yellow Line Shutdown
Emily Sullivan, March 4, 2019, dcist

New alternatives in works for Metro’s Blue, Yellow line summer shutdown
Max Smith, March 4, 2019, WTOP

Metro Reasons: 17,000 Yellow and Blue Line riders will need to find a different way to get around during next summer’s shutdown
Stephen Repetski, December 11, 2018, Greater Greater Washington

Metro plans ‘summer shutdown’ on Blue, Yellow lines next year
Jack Moore, May 7, 2018, WTOP

Metro to close six stations in Northern Virginia for all of Summer 2019
May 7, 2018, NBC Washington

Metro plans multiyear project to reconstruct 20 station platforms, addressing structural deficiencies and improving passenger safety
May 7, 2018, WMATA

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