Temporary Detour: MDOT MTA Purple Line Light Rail Construction Project on Merrimac Dr, February 10

Advisory Effective: 2/10/20 - 9/15/20

Monday, February 10, 2020 | September 15, 2020 (Updated: July 16, 2020)

Route Affected: F8 

Effective immediately, buses are detouring due to Purple Line construction on Merrimac Dr at University Blvd through September 2020. Customers are encouraged to plan ahead and allow additional travel time. 

Street Closure 

  • Merrimac Dr at University Blvd 
The following route will detour:

F8 Langley Park-Cheverly southbound toward Cheverly

  • Buses begin detouring on University Blvd at Takoma Langley Transit Center, resuming regular route on Merrimac Dr at New Hampshire Ave (stop ID# 3002243). 
F8 Langley Park-Cheverly northbound toward Takoma Langley Transit Center  

  • Regular route, no detour