Project Updates

Platform reconstruction work at Addison Rd
May 5, 2021

Arlington Cemetery and Addison Rd stations prepare for reopening in late May

With less than three weeks until Addison Rd and Arlington Cemetery stations reopen, crews are winding down construction and turning towards testing and finishing installation of the customer experience improvements.

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April 21, 2021

April 21 Construction Update

Since the last construction update in early April, the project team has remained busy at Addison Rd and Arlington Cemetery stations as reconstruction work and installation of customer experience improvements continues for the Platform Improvement Project. Work continues to move ahead at a great pace, keeping the stations on track to open by the end of May.

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April 14, 2021

Metro encourages Green and Yellow line customers to plan ahead for May 1-9 track work

Metro is reminding Green and Yellow line customers to plan ahead for scheduled track work May 1-9 that will require free shuttle buses to replace trains at four stations over one weekend and the weeklong closure of West Hyattsville. The work will upgrade the interlocking system at Fort Totten, which allows trains to safely cross from one track to another.

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April 7, 2021

Switching platforms at Addison Rd Station and other construction updates

Over the past week, the Platform Improvement Project team reached an important milestone with the major reconstruction work now finished on the first half of the platform at Addison Rd Station. While other minor work remains, including installation of security cameras, edge lighting, pylons and station signage, this is a significant milestone for the project team because it means they can now move over and begin platform reconstruction work on the second half of the platform.

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March 24, 2021

March 24 Construction Update

The original concrete platforms have been demolished at Addison Rd and Arlington Cemetery stations, and nearly all of the new granite edges have been installed.

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March 22, 2021

Metro announces travel alternatives during summer platform reconstruction work

Starting Saturday, May 29 through Monday, Sept. 6, 2021, Greenbelt, College Park-U of Md, Prince George's Plaza, and West Hyattsville stations on the Green and Yellow lines will be closed.

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March 18, 2021

Looking back at historic Arlington Cemetery Station photos

Check out some photos we pulled from the archives.

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March 10, 2021

Construction update: one month in

Construction crews have begun laying the track edge formwork that must be in place before they can pour new platform edge and begin reconstructing the platform.

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February 24, 2021

Platform reconstruction work underway at Addison Rd & Arlington Cemetery stations

Take a look at the construction process required to reconstruct the station platforms and install new customer experience improvements.

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February 19, 2021

Metro advises Green and Yellow line customers of parking restrictions and weekend closures at four stations ahead of summer platform reconstruction

Customers on the Green and Yellow lines will begin to see preconstruction activity on February 20 at stations scheduled for reconstruction this summer.

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February 8, 2021

Metro reminds customers of closures of Addison Road and Arlington Cemetery stations for platform reconstruction beginning Saturday

The work will continue through Sunday, May 23 to allow for platform reconstruction and other station improvements, including the installation of more energy-efficient LED lighting, slip-resistant tiles and new digital signage to improve customer communication.

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December 14, 2020

Metro announces travel alternatives during spring platform reconstruction work

Free shuttle bus service and other travel alternatives will be available during the spring closure of Addison Road and Arlington Cemetery stations from Feb. 13 through May 23, 2021.

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