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Project Updates

Braddock Road platform construction
May 29, 2020

Light shuttle ridership for first week of summer shutdown

Shuttles have not been crowded and are moving about 5% of normal rail ridership.

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May 20, 2020

Platform Improvement Project FAQ now available

Browse our FAQs or send us a question.

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May 19, 2020

Find your shuttle stop for the summer shutdown

Metro will provide three free shuttles to help customers get around during the shutdown.

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April 30, 2020

Platform Improvement Project construction underway at Orange Line stations

With just a few weeks until the summer shutdown on the Orange and Silver lines, construction is underway at Vienna, Dunn Loring, West Falls Church and East Falls Church stations.

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April 23, 2020

Metro to use upcoming low-ridership summer to maximum effect, expands Orange, Silver line shutdown

Under the expanded plan, Metro will combine this summer's work demolishing and reconstructing platforms at four Orange Line stations with a separate project on the Silver Line to connect Metrorail to the new "phase II" stations, which are being constructed by the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA).

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April 16, 2020

West Falls Church Station closed this weekend in preparation for summer platform project

The station will be closed on Saturday, April 18 and Sunday, April 19 as Metro and its contractors prepare for this summer's Platform Improvement Project by installing shoring under the station's platforms.

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March 13, 2020

Metro announces travel alternatives for customers affected by summer reconstruction work

In addition to free shuttles that will operate between rail stations, Metro is encouraging customers to consider regular-route bus service by Metrobus, Arlington Transit, Fairfax Connector, and OmniRide.

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March 11, 2020

Orange Line Parking Closures - Alternatives Available

Beginning March 15, parking will be reduced at West Falls Church and Vienna stations, and all parking will be closed at East Falls Church Station.

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February 14, 2020

Parking impacts begin March 15 at three Orange Line stations in advance of summer platform reconstruction

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December 11, 2019

Platform Improvement Project will rebuild 4 Virginia stations next summer for improved safety, customer experience

Metro's Platform Improvement Project is moving to the western side of the Orange Line next summer.

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Summer 2019 Platform Improvement Project updates