The table below is a list of active construction along the Purple Line alignment. Notifications can be sorted by work zone for updates on specific locations and also received via text and email through Purple Line Transit Partners’ notification system. To receive these alerts, sign up here.

ZoneConstruction DatesLocationDescription
Bethesda / Chevy ChaseBeginning on or about August 22, 2019Jones Mill RoadBeginning on or about August 22, traffic will be shifted onto the northbound side of Jones Mill Road for phase I of this traffic change, where crews will be excavating and installing the arch for the future underpass. Work will take place from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays and weekends.
Bethesda / Chevy ChaseBeginning on or about August 5, 2019Connecticut Avenue between Manor Road and Chevy Chase Lake DriveBeginning on or about August 5, 2019, crews will be pile driving along the Georgetown Branch Trail east of Connecticut Avenue. Pile driving will take place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays for approximately two weeks.
Bethesda / Chevy ChaseMonth of AugustRock Creek Park between the Rays Meadow Park and Susanna Lane Access PointsDuring the month of August, crews will be working in the area of the Rock Creek Park bridge from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays and weekends. Temporary trail closures will occur.
Bethesda / Chevy ChaseMonth of AugustGeorgetown Branch Trail between the Rock Creek Bridge and the Lyttonsville Place Bridge During the month of August, crews will be pile driving along the Georgetown Branch Trail at Rock Creek Park. Work will take place from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays.
Bethesda / Chevy ChaseMonth of AugustBethesda Work Zone (Elm Street)During the month of August, crews will be working at the Bethesda Work Zone on Elm Street, continuing excavation efforts. Work will take place in two shifts from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 7 a.m. on weekdays and weekends.
Bethesda / Chevy ChaseMonth of AugustWisconsin Avenue between Montgomery Lane and Bethesda AvenueDuring the month of August, crews will be pouring concrete for the walls of the Bethesda shaft. Southbound lanes along Wisconsin Avenue between Montgomery Lane and Bethesda Avenue will experience temporary closures. Work will take place from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. on weekdays and weekends.
Bethesda / Chevy ChaseMonth of AugustGeorgetown Branch Trail between Sleaford Road and East-West HighwayDuring the month of August, crews will be relocating utilities along the Georgetown Branch Trail from the Sleaford Road access point to East-West Highway. Work will take place on weekdays and weekends from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Bethesda / Chevy ChaseMonth of AugustChevy Chase Lake DriveDuring the month of August, the westbound lane of Chevy Chase Lake Drive at the intersection of Connecticut Avenue will be partially closed for utility work. Work will take place from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 7 a.m. on weekdays and weekends. Temporary lane closures with flagging operations will occur.
Bethesda / Chevy ChaseMonth of AugustConnecticut Avenue between Jones Bridge Road and East-West HighwayDuring the month of August, crews will be relocating utilities on Connecticut Avenue between Jones Bridge Road and East-West Highway. Work will occur from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 7 a.m. on weekdays and weekends. Temporary lane closures with flagging operations will occur.
Bethesda / Chevy ChaseMonth of AugustColumbia Country ClubDuring the month of August, crews will continue work at the Columbia Country Club from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays and weekends.
Bethesda / Chevy ChaseMonth of AugustJones Mill Road and Jones Bridge RoadDuring the month of August, crews will be working along Jones Bridge Road between Altimont Lane and Jones Mill Road, as well as Jones Mill Road between Flushing Meadow Terrace and Coquelin Terrace. Closures will take place from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekdays and weekends.
Bethesda / Chevy ChaseMonth of AugustSleaford Road Work Zone to Montgomery AvenueDuring the month of August, crews will be working along East-West Highway between Connecticut Avenue and Montgomery Avenue. Work will take place from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on weekdays and weekends. Temporary lane closures will occur.
Bethesda / Chevy ChaseOngoingFuture CCTThe CCT is currently closed to public access between Woodmont Avenue in Bethesda and Talbot Avenue in Silver Spring.
College ParkBeginning on or about September 1, 2019College Park Metro along Campus DriveBeginning on or about September 1, 2019, the College Park Metro Bus Loop will be closed long-term for Purple Line construction. The bus stops within the bus loop will be 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. A graphic of the closure can be viewed here: rebrand.ly/hbpq4s
College ParkBeginning on or about August 21, 2019Campus Drive between Paint Branch Trail and River RoadBeginning on or about August 21, 2019, crews will close the eastbound lanes of Campus Drive long-term between the Paint Branch Trail and River Road. Traffic will shift to the westbound lanes, with one lane open in each direction.
College ParkBeginning on or about July 21, 2019River Road Between Rivertech Court and Kenilworth AvenueOn July 21, 2019, crews initiated a long-term lane closure along River Road between Rivertech Court and Kenilworth Avenue. One lane of traffic is maintained in each direction. Work will take place from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays and weekends.
College ParkMonth of AugustUniversity Boulevard West between Temple Street and Adelphi RoadDuring the month of August, crews will be installing temporary barriers along the existing right hand lane of University Boulevard West between Temple Street and Adelphi Road. Work will take place from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Temporary lane closures will occur.
College ParkMonth of AugustPresidential Drive between Campus Drive and Championship LaneDuring the month of August, crews will be working along Presidential Drive between Campus Drive and Championship Lane. Work will take place from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays and weekends. Temporary lane closures will occur.
College ParkMonth of AugustRossborough Lane between Baltimore Avenue and Campus DriveDuring the month of August, crews will be working along Rossborough Lane between Baltimore Avenue and Campus Drive. Work will take place from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays and weekends. Temporary lane closures will occur.
College ParkMonth of AugustRiver Road between Campus Drive and Kenilworth AvenueDuring the month of August, crews will be working along River Road between Campus Drive and Kenilworth Avenue. Work will take place in two shifts from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 7 a.m. on weekdays and weekends. Temporary lane closures will occur.
College ParkMonth of AugustCampus Drive near College Park Metro StationDuring the month of August, crews will be working at the pump station along Campus Drive between Baltimore Avenue and River Road on weekdays and weekends from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
College ParkMonth of AugustCampus Drive between Regents Drive and Championship Lane During the month of August, crews will be working along Campus Drive between Regents Drive and Championship Lane from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekdays and weekends. Temporary lane closures will occur.
Glenridge / New Carrollton MetroOn April 22,2019Ellin Road between Hanson Oaks Drive and Emerson PlaceOn April 22, 2019, crews closed the westbound lanes on Ellin Road between Hanson Oaks Drive and Emerson Place. The long-term closure can be viewed here: https://bit.ly/2Ifjpvj
Glenridge / New Carrollton MetroMonth of AugustGlenridge YardDuring the month of August, crews will continue construction of the future Operations and Maintenance Facility at the Glenridge Yard. Road work will take place from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on weekdays and weekends. Night work will occur from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. on an as-needed basis on weekdays and weekends.
Glenridge / New Carrollton MetroMonth of AugustEllin Road between Hanson Oaks Drive and Harkins RoadDuring the month of August, crews will continue work along Ellin Road between Hanson Oaks Drive and Harkins Road 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays and weekends. Temporary lane closures will occur from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Glenridge / New Carrollton MetroOn January 17, 2019Veterans Parkway between Riverdale Road and Annapolis RoadOn January 17, 2019, crews closed the right-hand southbound lane long-term along Veterans Parkway between Riverdale Road and Annapolis Road. Barriers have been placed to delineate the construction zone. Pedestrians and bicyclists are required to stay outside of the work zone at all times.
Greater Lyttonsville / WoodsideBeginning on or about August 19, 2019Talbot Avenue Bridge AreaBeginning on or about August 19, 2019, crews will be pile driving at the site of the new Talbot Avenue Bridge. Pile driving will take place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday - Friday for approximately three weeks.
Greater Lyttonsville / WoodsideMonth of AugustGeorgetown Branch Trail between the Rock Creek Bridge and the Lyttonsville Place Bridge For the remainder of July and during the month of August, crews will be pile driving along the Georgetown Branch Trail at Rock Creek Park. Work will take place from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays.
Greater Lyttonsville / WoodsideBeginning on or about August 1, 20194th Avenue between Hanover Street and Grace Church RoadBeginning on or about August 1, 2019, crews will be closing 4th Avenue long-term between Hanover Street and Grace Church Road. Work will take place from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays and weekends. Night work will be included on an as-needed basis. Access to residential driveways will be maintained.
Greater Lyttonsville / WoodsideMonth of AugustTalbot Avenue between Lanier Drive and Michigan AvenueDuring the month of August, crews will be surveying and clearing trees along Talbot Avenue between Lanier Drive and Michigan Avenue. Work will take place on weekdays from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Temporary lane closures will occur.
Greater Lyttonsville / WoodsideMonth of AugustStewart Avenue between Brookville Road and Kansas AvenueDuring the month of August, crews will be relocating utilities along Stewart Avenue between Brookville Road and Kansas Avenue. Work will take place from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays and weekends. Temporary lane and sidewalk closures with flagging operations will occur. Parking on southbound Stewart Avenue will be limited.
Greater Lyttonsville / WoodsideMonth of AugustThe CSX corridor between Stewart Avenue and 16th StreetDuring the month of August, crews will be clearing trees along the railroad tracks between Stewart Avenue and 16th Street. Work will take place from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays and weekends.
Greater Lyttonsville / WoodsideMonth of AugustGeorgetown Branch Trail between Grubb Road and Stewart AvenueDuring the month of August, crews will be relocating utilities along the Georgetown Branch Trail between Grubb Road and Stewart Avenue. Work will take place from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays and weekends.
Greater Lyttonsville / WoodsideMonth of AugustLyttonsville Bridge AreaDuring the month of August, crews will continue work in the Lyttonsville Place Bridge area from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays and weekends.
Greater Lyttonsville / WoodsideOngoingFuture CCTThe CCT is currently closed to public access between Woodmont Avenue in Bethesda and Talbot Avenue in Silver Spring.
Greater Lyttonsville / WoodsideOn June 4, 2019Talbot Avenue BridgeThe Purple Line closed the Talbot Avenue Bridge on June 4, 2019 for approximately 12 months for the demolition and construction of the new bridge. Work will take place from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays and weekends.
Long BranchMonth of AugustWayne Avenue between Fenton Street and Bradford RoadDuring the month of August, crews will be relocating utilities along Wayne Avenue between Fenton Street and Bradford Road. Work will take place from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays and weekends. Temporary lane closures will occur.
Long BranchMonth of AugustPlymouth Street TunnelDuring the month of August, crews will continue work at the Plymouth Street Tunnel and Manchester Place Station. Work will occur from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. on weekdays and weekends.
Long BranchOngoingPlymouth StreetPlymouth Street is closed to non-local traffic between Bradford and Hartwell Roads to allow for the construction of the Purple Line's Manchester Station. The haul road and entrance to the construction site will be located on East Wayne Avenue
Long BranchOngoingArliss StreetArliss Street is closed between Flower Avenue and Walden Road. Access to local properties will be maintained.
Long BranchOngoingArliss StreetFor convenience, a new temporary driveway from Flower Avenue to the Giant Food Shopping center has been constructed.
Riverdale ParkOn July 8, 2019Kenilworth Avenue between River Road and Riverdale RoadOn July 8, 2019, crews closed the right-hand southbound lane long-term on Kenilworth Avenue between River Road and Riverdale Road. Barriers will be placed to delineate the work zone. Pedestrians and bicyclists are required to stay outside of the construction zone at all times. Work will take place from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays and weekends.
Riverdale Park on July 8, 2019Kenilworth Avenue between River Road and Riverdale RoadOn July 8, 2019, crews closed the right-hand southbound lane long-term on Kenilworth Avenue between River Road and Riverdale Road. Barriers are placed to delineate the work zone. Pedestrians and bicyclists are required to stay outside of the construction zone at all times. Work will take place from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays and weekends.
Riverdale ParkMonth of AugustBaltimore-Washington Parkway at the Riverdale Road OverpassDuring the month of August, crews will continue work on the Baltimore-Washington Parkway in the area of the Riverdale Road overpass. Work will take place from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays and weekends. Temporary lane closures will occur.
Riverdale ParkMonth of AugustBaltimore Washington Parkway along Riverdale RoadDuring the month of August, crews will be pile driving at the Baltimore-Washington Parkway along Riverdale Road. The work will take place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays.
Riverdale ParkMonth of August66th Avenue between Riverdale Road and Patterson StreetDuring the month of August, 66th Avenue will remain closed between Riverdale Road and Patterson Street for utility relocations. Work will take place from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays and weekends. Temporary lane closures with flagging operations will occur.
Riverdale ParkMonth of AugustRiverdale Road between the Baltimore-Washington Parkway and 67th PlaceDuring the month of August, crews will be relocating utilities along Riverdale Road between the Baltimore-Washington Parkway and 67th Place. To conduct this work, lanes will intermittently be closed on 66th Avenue and 67th Avenue. Work will take place from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays and weekends Temporary lane closures with flagging operations will occur.
Riverdale ParkMonth of AugustRiver Road between Haig Drive and Kenilworth AvenueDuring the month of August, crews will be pile driving along River Road between Haig Drive and Kenilworth Avenue. The work will take place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays and weekends.
Riverdale ParkMonth of AugustKenilworth Avenue between River Road and Riverdale RoadDuring the month of August, crews will be relocating utilities on Kenilworth Avenue between River Road and Riverdale Road. Work will occur in two shifts, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 7 a.m. on weekdays and weekends. Temporary lane closures will occur.
Riverdale ParkMonth of AugustRiverdale Road between Kenilworth Avenue and Veterans ParkwayDuring the month of August, crews will be working along Riverdale Road between Kenilworth Avenue and Veterans Parkway. Work will take place from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 7 a.m. on weekdays and weekends. Temporary lane closures will occur.
Riverdale ParkMonth of AugustEastpine Drive between Riverdale Road and Patterson StreetDuring the month of August, crews will be closing a section of Eastpine Drive between Riverdale Road and Patterson Street for utility relocations. Work will take place from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays and weekends.
Silver SpringDuring the month of AugustSilver Spring Metro PlazaDuring the month of August, crews will be working in the Silver Spring Metro Plaza adjacent to Colesville Road. Work will take place from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. on weekdays and weekends.
Silver SpringBeginning on or about August 12, 2019Bonifant Street between Georgia Avenue and Fenton StreetBeginning on or about August 12, 2019, crews will be relocating utilities along Bonifant Street between Georgia Avenue and Fenton Street. Work will take place from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays and weekends for approximately four weeks. Temporary lane closures will occur.
Silver SpringMonth of AugustCSX tracks between 16th Street and Colesville RoadDuring the month of August, crews will be clearing trees and working along the railroad tracks between 16th Street and Colesville Road. Work will take place from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays and weekends.
Silver SpringMonth of AugustSilver Spring International Middle SchoolDuring the month of August, the parking lots at Silver Spring International Middle School will remain closed for reconstruction. Work will occur in two shifts, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. and from 5 p.m. to 7 a.m. on weekdays and weekends.
Silver SpringMonth of AugustWayne Avenue between Fenton Street and Bradford RoadDuring the month of August, crews will be relocating utilities along Wayne Avenue between Fenton Street and Bradford Road. Work will take place from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays and weekends. Temporary lane closures will occur.
Silver SpringMonth of AugustSpringvale Road between Pershing Drive and Wayne AvenueDuring the month of August, crews will be clearing trees along Springvale Road between Pershing Drive and Wayne Avenue. Work will take place on weekdays from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Temporary lane closures will occur.
Silver SpringOn July 26, 2019Colesville Road between 2nd Avenue and East-West HighwayOn July 26, 2019 crews initiated a long-term closure of the right-hand southbound lane on Colesville Road between 2nd Avenue and East-West Highway. Work will take place from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 7 a.m. on weekdays and weekends.
Silver SpringOn June 10, 2019The Silver Spring Metrorail Station / Paul S. Sarbanes Transit CenterOn June 10, 2019, the Purple Line implemented phase I of the long-term work zones adjacent to the Paul S. Sarbanes Transit Center. Wayfinding signage has been posted around the work zone. Work will take place during two shifts from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 7 a.m. on weekdays and weekends. The work zones can be viewed here: http://bit.ly/2Wd3tfS
Silver SpringMonth of AugustBonifant Street between the Silver Spring Transit Center and Fenton StreetDuring the month of August, crews will be surveying, clearing trees and relocating utilities along Bonifant Street between the Silver Spring Transit Center and Fenton Street. Work will take place from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Temporary lane closures will occur.
Silver SpringMonth of AugustWayne Avenue between Fenton Street and Flower AvenueDuring the month of August, crews will be surveying, tree clearing and working on utilities along Wayne Avenue between Fenton Street and Flower Avenue. Work will take place from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays and weekends. Temporary lane and sidewalk closures will occur. 
Silver SpringMonth of AugustWayne Avenue between Dale Drive and Sligo Creek ParkwayDuring the month of August, temporary lane closures will occur on Wayne Avenue between Dale Drive and Sligo Creek Parkway for truck deliveries to Silver Spring International Middle School between 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on weekdays and weekends.
Silver SpringOngoingFuture CCTThe CCT is currently closed to public access between Woodmont Avenue in Bethesda and Talbot Avenue in Silver Spring.
University BoulevardMonth of AugustUniversity Boulevard between Piney Branch Road and Guilford RoadDuring the month of August, the left-most lanes on the north and southbound sides of University Boulevard will be closed long-term between Piney Branch Road and Guilford Road for Purple Line construction. Work will take place from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays and weekends.
University BoulevardBeginning on or about August 5, 2019University Boulevard between West Park Drive and Adelphi RoadBeginning on or about August 5, 2019, crews will be pile driving along University Boulevard at the Northwest Branch Bridge between West Park Drive and Adelphi Road. Work will take place from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays.
University BoulevardBeginning on or about July 29, 2019West Park Drive between University Boulevard and Judson StreetBeginning on or about July 29, 2019, crews will be closing West Park Drive between University Boulevard and Judson Street for approximately a month. Work will take place from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays and weekends. Temporary closures will occur from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday and 7 p.m. Friday through 7 p.m. Sunday.
University BoulevardMonth of AugustGuilford Road between Riggs Road and 23rd AvenueDuring the month of August, crews will be working along Guilford Road between Riggs Road and 23rd Avenue. In addition to the daytime work that has been occurring, work will also take place from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. on weekdays and weekends.
University BoulevardMonth of AugustUniversity Boulevard between Riggs Road and Adelphi RoadDuring the month of August, crews will be demolishing, grading and paving medians along University Boulevard between Riggs Road and Adelphi Road from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays and weekends.
University BoulevardMonth of AugustUniversity Boulevard between Riggs Road and Adelphi RoadDuring the month of August, crews will be relocating utilities along University Boulevard between Riggs Road and Adelphi Road. Work will take place in two shifts from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 7 a.m. on weekdays and weekends. Temporary lane closures will occur.