SafeTrack Surge #4: National Airport to Pentagon City

Final Progress Report as of 7/21/16

Pentagon City to Reagan National Airport, Line Segment Shutdown (Crystal City Station Closed) July 12 - 18

Renewal of rail and power infrastructure on this portion of the Blue and Yellow lines, including rail, fasteners, grout pads, and power cables.

The critical tasks completed during the surge include:

  • Welded 26 joints on the rail, improving ride quality and safety
  • Replaced over 2700 linear feet of rail
  • Renewed over 950 linear feet of grout pad
  • Replaced over 2400 fasteners and 1500 studs, some of which were original components
  • Cleaned and repaired tunnel drainage system to help prevent water damage to new components

SafeTrack Photo Gallery (click on photo to view)
Power cables