Pedestrian Detour on Baltimore Avenue and Rossborough Lane
On June 1, 2021, the Purple Line will implement a pedestrian detour along Baltimore Avenue (Route 1) between Hotel Drive and Fraternity Row. This detour will remain in effect until approximately August 31, 2021. The bus stop adjacent to Ritchie Coliseum (identified in the graphic) will remain open during this time.
Temporary Closure on Rittenhouse Street
Beginning on or about Monday, March 8, 2021, crews will temporarily close a segment of Rittenhouse Street between Kenilworth Avenue (MD 201) and 57th Avenue for approximately three weeks, weather permitting, to perform utility relocations. Work may take place overnight from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. Access to driveways will be maintained.
Campus Drive Sidewalk Closure
On November 11, 2019, the Purple Line implemented a long-term sidewalk closure on Campus Drive between the Paint Branch Trail and River Road. A signed detour is in place to guide bicyclists and pedestrians, that includes the use of stairs and elevators to cross the train tracks at the College Park Metro station. A paratransit service is available, for those who are unable to use the stairs at the College Park Metro station, while the elevator is not operational. The paratransit service will operate Monday-Thursday from 11:30 p.m. to 5 a.m., Friday from 1 a.m. to 7 a.m., Saturday from 1 a.m. to 8 a.m. and Sunday from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. Vehicles will operate in continuous loops alternating from one side of the closure to the other.
Bus Stop Relocations at College Park Metro
Long-Term Traffic Switch on Ellin Road
On April 22, 2019, the Purple Line implemented a long-term lane closure of the westbound lanes on Ellin Road between Hanson Oaks Drive and Emerson Place.
Quintana Street Road Closure
Closure of Bonifant (West)
On May 11, 2020, the Purple Line implemented a closure of Bonifant Street (west) between Ramsey Street and Georgia Avenue for construction. The closure will be in place for approximately 18 months and will remain in place until work is complete. Pedestrian access will be maintained during the road closure. Pedestrians must obey construction signs and stay out of the work zone for their safety and the safety of the construction crew.
Paul S. Sarbanes Transit Center (SSTC) Long-Term Work Zone Pedestrian Detour
The Purple Line has activated zones I, II, III, and IV of the long-term work zones adjacent to the Paul S. Sarbanes Transit Center. Wayfinding signage can be found posted around the work zones. Work will take place from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 7 a.m. on weekdays and weekends.