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The Purple Line will implement a daily closure of 24th Avenue at the University Boulevard service roadThe Purple Line will implement a daily closure of 24th Avenue at the University Boulevard service roadentrance, as well as the service road between 24th Ave. and 25th Ave. to establish a work zone for undergroundutility relocations. This work will occur for approximately 4 weeks, from 7 am – 5 pm Monday – Friday and asneeded on weekends. Street parking will be restricted in the area of the work zone. Access to 24th Ave. and theservice road will be maintained from Lewisdale Dr. for local traffic only.

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Crews will relocate underground utilities in the roadway on Arliss Street (MD 594D) between Piney Branch RoadCrews will relocate underground utilities in the roadway on Arliss Street (MD 594D) between Piney Branch Road(MD 320) and Garland Avenue for approximately one day, weather permitting. Work will take place 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. onWednesday, September 22, 2021. Traffic will be reduced to one lane during work and restored following completion ofthe work. Flagging operations will be in place. On-street parking will not be permitted at any time in the area identifiedbelow until the work is complete.

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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.

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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 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.

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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.