WAMU 88.5 : News

Filed Under:

Metro Stations Closed, Weekend Delays Continue

Play associated audio
Metro riders should expect delays of up to 30 minutes this weekend.
Metro riders should expect delays of up to 30 minutes this weekend.

Scheduled maintenance will cause delays around the Metro system this weekend.

Starting at 10 p.m. Friday, five stations on the Orange Line will close for track work: Minnesota Avenue, Deanwood, Cheverly, Landover, and New Carrollton. Buses will be replacing Orange Line trains between Stadium Armory and New Carrollton. Riders should expect delays of up to 30 minutes or more.

Meanwhile, on the Blue Line, buses will be replacing trains between Stadium-Armory and Benning Road as work there continues.

On the Red Line, shuttle buses will run between Brookland and Silver Spring. The Takoma Station will be closed and Fort Totten will be open only for Green Line Service.

Green Line trains will encounter delays as well, as they share a single track between Fort Totten and Prince George's Plaza.

All service should be back to normal on Monday.

WAMU 88.5

Kate Mulgrew: "Born With Teeth" (Rebroadcast)

Kate Mulgrew, who stars as "Red" in the Netflix TV series "Orange Is The New Black", opens up in a new memoir about her complicated family and the baby she gave away for adoption as a young woman.


Swapping The Street For The Orchard, City Dwellers Take Their Pick Of Fruit

Urban foragers don't just pick their meals from the trash; many eat only the finest, freshest produce — picked from city trees. The League of Urban Canners harvests fruit from trees to make jam.

Reconsidering The Pilgrims, Piety And America's Founding Principles

Conservatives who want to emphasize America's Christian roots embrace the story of the Pilgrims and the Mayflower Compact. But some historians say their role in the country's founding is overstated.

From Takeout To Breakups: Apps Can Deliver Anything, For A Price

Convenience is at an all-time premium — and a lot of smartphone apps promise to make many of the things we do every day easier. In a time-crunch or sheer laziness, how far will the apps take us?

Leave a Comment

Help keep the conversation civil. Please refer to our Terms of Use and Code of Conduct before posting your comments.