Service changes coming to summer shutdown area
Free shuttles will now serve three stations that were previously closed and Silver Line service will resume in August.
One month down: Orange Line platform construction update
Work has shifted from demolition to platform reconstruction and station improvements.
Orange Line platform construction update
Two weeks into the summer shutdown, construction is well underway at the stations.
OPM issues guidance related to Metro's Orange and Silver line summer closure
Agencies encouraged to utilize various workplace flexibilities while stations are closed.
Light shuttle ridership for first week of summer shutdown
Shuttles have not been crowded and are moving about 5% of normal rail ridership.
Platform Improvement Project FAQ now available
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Find your shuttle stop for the summer shutdown
Metro will provide three free shuttles to help customers get around during the shutdown.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
February 14, 2020
Parking impacts begin March 15 at three Orange Line stations in advance of summer platform reconstruction
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.