Metro Work starting tomorrow on Arlington Orange Line

This is a message from Arlington Alert

METRO SAFETRACK

TRAVEL DISRUPTIONS ALERT

Who: Metrorail riders, and commuters and visitors who travel on the major roadways within Arlington County.

What: Metro SafeTrack severe service disruptions. Metro lines affected by SafeTrack maintenance work are expected to be extremely crowded, especially during rush hour. Expect significantly longer wait times. All commuters will be significantly affected due to the influx of additional traffic from rail riders who have resorted to driving to work.

When: 13 days between June 4 and June 16, 2016.

Where: Orange and Silver Lines. Metro will be running continuous single tracking at all times between the Ballston and East Falls Church stations. Orange Line trains between Vienna and Ballston will only operate every 18 minutes. Silver Line trains will operate every 18 minutes.

Why: Metro is performing accelerated track work on certain sections of the system for weeks at a time, in order to improve safety and reliability.

Information and resources: Download the ‘My Arlington’ App and use the ‘Alerts’ tab for updated Metro notifications. For more information visit https://topics.arlingtonva.us/safetrack/.

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