One week closure of 14th Avenue at University Blvd.
On or about May 29, 2023, crews will implement a closure of 14th Avenue at the University Boulevard (MD 193) intersection to install storm drain systems and pave the intersection. Access to 14th Avenue will be maintained via Kanawha Street. Please follow posted signage for the detour route. Work may take place weekdays and weekends, for one week.
One week closure of 15th Avenue at University Blvd.
On or about May 22, 2023, crews will implement a closure of 15th Avenue at the University Boulevard (MD 193) intersection to install storm drain systems and pave the intersection. Access to 15th Avenue will be maintained via Kanawha Street. Please follow posted signage for the detour route. Work may take place weekdays and weekends, for one week.
Long-Term Pedestrian Detour on Wisconsin Avenue and Elm Street
Beginning on or about November 14, 2022, a long-term pedestrian detour along Wisconsin Avenue will be implemented around the Purple Line work zone. The crosswalk on Wisconsin Avenue between Elm Street and Waverly Street will be closed and a new crosswalk with signals at Elm Street will be available for use. Pedestrians will need to use the signed detour depicted in the graphic below.
Georgetown Branch Trail Detour
To facilitate construction of the Purple Line and Montgomery County’s Capital Crescent Trail, Montgomery County has established an interim trail for the public’s use. Any questions regarding the interim Georgetown Branch Trail should be directed to Montgomery County’s Department of Transportation.
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.
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 through the end of 2021 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.