DC Metro Plans to Rebuild 20 Stations, Major Closures Expected

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Riders of DC's Metro system can expect to see significant station closures as repair work begins next year. The Blue and Yellow lines south of Reagan National Airport will likely be the first to see significant disruptions as six station platforms are to be rebuilt starting in May 2019. 

Metro overall plans to rebuild 20 total stations on the Red, Blue, Yellow, Green and Orange lines that are deemed to be severely outdated and could pose a safety risk to passengers. The first set of platforms targeted for construction are the Braddock Road, King Street and Eisenhower Avenue stations, and the entire southern portions of the Blue and Yellow lines are planned to be closed from Memorial Day to Labor Day.

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