WAMU 88.5 : News

Filed Under:

Rosslyn, Arlington Cemetery Closures Snarl Blue Line Over Weekend

Play associated audio
Two station closures on the Blue Line this weekend may make the Yellow Line a more attractive choice.
Kevin Harber: http://www.flickr.com/photos/kevharb/5427455141/
Two station closures on the Blue Line this weekend may make the Yellow Line a more attractive choice.

Scheduled track maintenance will have two Metro stations in Virginia closed this weekend.

The Rosslyn and Arlington Cemetery stations will close starting at 10 p.m. Friday night. Buses will replace Blue Line trains between the Foggy Bottom and Pentagon stations and Orange Line trains between Foggy Bottom and Court House. A Virginia shuttle will run between Court House, Rosslyn, and Pentagon. Metro says anyone headed through those areas can expect it to take between 20 and 30 minutes longer than usual.

For those traveling to other Blue Line stations in Virginia, Metro recommends switching at L'Enfant Plaza to a train using the Yellow Line bridge instead.

Meanwhile, Red Line passengers can expect delays in two places as trains share a single track: between Twinbrook and Grosvenor and then again between Takoma and Forest Glen.

Service should be back to normal on Monday.

NPR

In 'Porcelain,' Moby Searches For Validation And Finds Unlikely Success

The electronic musician's new memoir traces his journey from Connecticut suburbs to New York City raves. It's a tale of dance clubs, DJs and Manhattan in the 1990s full of self-deprecating humor.
NPR

To Survive The Bust Cycle, Farmers Go Back To Business-School Basics

Farming is entering its third year on the bust side of the cycle. Major crop prices are low while expenses like seed, fertilizer and land remain high. That means getting creative to succeed.
WAMU 88.5

Power Plant Fight In Prince George's County

A predominantly African American community in rural Prince George's County recently filed a federal civil rights complaint in response to plans to build a third power plant in one town, and fifth in the region.

NPR

Reports Peg Tech Billionaire As Funder Of Hulk Hogan's Case Against Gawker

The New York Times says entrepreneur Peter Thiel confirms he has been bankrolling the ex-wrestler's lawsuit. Gawker is appealing a jury award to Hogan of $140 million over publication of a sex tape.

Leave a Comment

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