SafeTrack Surge #11: East Falls Church to West Falls Church


WORK ZONE:
East Falls Church to West Falls Church, Continuous Single Tracking November 28 - December 20.

SCOPE OF WORK:
Renewal of rail and power infrastructure on this portion of the Orange line, including crossties, rail and power cables. 

Critical tasks completed during the surge include:

  • Replaced more than 1,900 crossties
  • Replaced more than 15,700 linear feet of rail
  • Welded more than 50 joints
  • Replaced more than 200 insulators
  • Repaired more than 8 power cables and more than 98 pigtails
  • Upgraded 366 IDW boxes, an important safety feature along fence lines 
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SafeTrack Surge #11

SafeTrack Surge #11 Press Conference