Metro track work for weekend of March 9-11, 2012
Metro will continue efforts to rebuild the rail system over the weekend of March 9-11. The work will begin at 10 p.m. Friday and continue through system closing on Sunday.
Beginning at 10 p.m. Friday and continuing through system closing on Sunday, free shuttle buses will replace Red Line trains between Dupont Circle and Van Ness to allow for rail, fastener and insulator renewal, leak repairs, drain cleaning and fiber optic cable installation.
·Two stations – Woodley Park and Cleveland Park – will be closed.
· Throughout the weekend, Red Line trains will operate in two sections: between Shady Grove and Van Ness and between Dupont Circle and Glenmont. Trains will operate every 10 minutes during daytime hours and at regular weekend intervals at other times.
· Customers using shuttle bus service should allow 20 minutes of additional travel time.