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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.

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Rittenhouse Detour Map

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.

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On September 1, 2019, the Purple Line closed the College Park Metro Bus Loop long-term for construction. The bus stops within the bus loop have been relocated to temporary bus shelters along River Road. Please note that buses will queue up at the temporary bus stops from 5 a.m. from 11 p.m.

Map of College Park Bus Loop bus stop relocations along River Road. Refer to text on this page for more information.

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.

Map of Ellin Road traffic switch. Refer to text on this page for more information.

On or about June 22, 2020, crews closed Quintana Street at Kenilworth Avenue for road reconstruction until approximately October 1, 2020.

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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.

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Bonifant Street West Closure

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.

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Map of Silver Spring Transit Center pedestrian detour. Refer to text on this page for more information.