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 June 5, 2019Wisconsin Avenue between Montgomery Lane and Bethesda AvenueBeginning on or about June 5, 2019, and throughout the month of June, 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 ChaseBeginning on or about July 7, 2019Jones Mill RoadThe traffic shift originally scheduled for May 13 has been shifted to July 7, 2019. 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 ChaseMonth of JuneGeorgetown Branch Trail between Sleaford Road and East-West HighwayDuring the month of June, crews will be relocating utilities along the Georgetown Branch Trail from the Sleaford Road access point to East-West Highway. Work will take place weekends from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Bethesda / Chevy ChaseMonth of JuneChevy Chase Lake DriveDuring the month of June, 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 weekdays from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Temporary lane closures with flagging operations will occur.
Bethesda / Chevy ChaseMonth of JuneRock Creek Park between the Rays Meadow Park and Susanna Lane Access PointsDuring the month of June, crews will be performing grading and test pitting operations at Rock Creek Park on weekends from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on an as-needed basis.
Bethesda / Chevy ChaseMonth of JuneConnecticut Avenue between Jones Bridge Road and East-West HighwayDuring the month of June, crews will be relocating utilities on Connecticut Avenue between Jones Bridge Road and East-West Highway. Work will occur in two shifts, 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. Weekend work will occur between the hours of 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Temporary lane closures with flagging operations will occur.
Bethesda / Chevy ChaseMonth of JuneBethesda Work Zone (Elm Street)During the month of June, crews will be working at the Bethesda Work Zone on Elm Street, continuing excavation efforts. Work will take place from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays and weekends.
Bethesda / Chevy ChaseMonth of JuneColumbia Country ClubDuring the month of June, 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 JuneJones Mill Road and Jones Bridge RoadDuring the month of June, temporary lane closures will occur on 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 JuneSleaford Road Work Zone to Montgomery AvenueDuring the month of June, temporary lane closures will occur on East-West Highway from Sleaford Road to Montgomery Avenue between 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on weekdays and weekends.
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 July 22, 2019River Road Between Rivertech Court and Kenilworth AvenueBeginning on or about July 22, 2019, crews will initiate a long-term lane closure along River Road between Rivertech Court and Kenilworth Avenue. One lane of traffic will be maintained in each direction. Work will take place from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays and weekends.
College ParkBeginning on or about July 22, 2019Campus Drive between Paint Branch Trail and Adelphi RoadBeginning on or about July 22, 2019, crews will be closing the eastbound lanes of Campus Drive long-term between the Paint Branch Trail and River Road. Traffic will be shifted to the westbound lanes, with one lane open in each direction.
College ParkBeginning on or about July 1, 2019University Boulevard East between Temple Street and Adelphi RoadBeginning on or about July 1, 2019, crews will be installing temporary barriers along the existing right hand lane of University Boulevard East between Temple Street and Adelphi Road. Work will take place from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. for approximately two weeks. Temporary lane closures will occur.
College ParkBeginning on or about June 10, 2019River Road between Campus Drive and Kenilworth AvenueBeginning on or about June 10, 2019, crews will be relocating utilities along River Road between Campus Drive and Kenilworth Avenue. Work will take place from 5 p.m. to 7 a.m. Temporary lane closures will occur.
College ParkBeginning on or about June 3, 2019Presidential Drive between Campus Drive and Championship LaneBeginning on or about June 3, 2019, 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. Temporary lane closures will occur.
College ParkBeginning on or about June 3, 2019Rossborough Lane between Baltimore Avenue and Campus DriveBeginning on or about June 3, 2019, 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. Temporary lane closures will occur.
College ParkMonth of JuneRiver Road between Campus Drive and Kenilworth AvenueDuring the month of June, crews will be working along River Road between Campus Drive and Kenilworth Avenue. Work will take place from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays and weekends. Temporary lane closures will occur
College ParkPostponed until further noticeCollege Park Metro along Campus DriveThe Purple Line is postponing the long-term closure and associated temporary relocation of the College Park Metro Bus loop. Regular bus activity will continue by the associated agencies until further notice.
College ParkMonth of JuneCampus Drive near College Park Metro StationDuring the month of June, 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 JuneCampus Drive between Regents Drive and Championship Lane During the month of June, crews will be working along Campus Drive between Regents Drive and Championship Lane between 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekdays and weekends. Temporary lane closures will occur.
Glenridge / New Carrollton MetroMonth of JuneEllin Road between Hanson Oaks Drive and Emerson PlaceDuring the month of June, the westbound lanes on Ellin Road between Hanson Oaks Drive and Emerson Place will be closed. The long-term closure can be viewed here: https://bit.ly/2Ifjpvj
Glenridge / New Carrollton MetroMonth of JuneGlenridge YardDuring the month of June, 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. Concrete pours will occur between 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. on an as-needed basis on weekdays and weekends.
Glenridge / New Carrollton MetroMonth of JuneEllin Road between Hanson Oaks Drive and Harkins RoadDuring the month of June, 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 MetroMonth of JuneVeterans ParkwayDuring the month of June, work will continue along Veterans Parkway between Riverdale Road and Annapolis Road. This work may require temporary lane closures of the right-hand southbound lane. 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 June 24, 2019The Corner of Stewart Avenue and Brookville RoadBeginning on or about June 24, 2019, crews will be performing utility work on Stewart Avenue starting at Brookville Road. Work will take place from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays for approximately two weeks. Temporary lane and sidewalk closures will occur and parking on southbound Stewart Avenue will be limited.
Greater Lyttonsville / WoodsideBeginning on or about June 14, 2019Lyttonsville Bridge AreaBeginning on or about June 14, 2019, crews will be relocating utilities along Brookville Road between Lyttonsville Place Bridge and the Montgomery County Yard. This work will begin at 7 a.m. on Friday, June 14 and continue through the morning of Saturday, June 15. Temporary lane closures will occur.
Greater Lyttonsville / WoodsideBeginning on or about May 24, 2019Talbot Avenue between Lanier Drive and Michigan AvenueBeginning on or about May 24, 2019, 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 JuneStewart AvenueDuring the month of June, 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. Temporary lane closures with flagging operations will occur.
Greater Lyttonsville / WoodsideMonth of JuneThe CSX corridor between Stewart Avenue to 16th StreetDuring the month of June, 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 JuneGeorgetown Branch Trail between Grubb Road and Stewart AvenueDuring the month of June, 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.
Greater Lyttonsville / WoodsideMonth of JuneTalbot Avenue to 16th StreetDuring the month of June, crews will continue installing fence and storm drainage facilities along Talbot Avenue toward 16th Street. Work will take place from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays and weekends.
Greater Lyttonsville / WoodsideMonth of JuneLyttonsville Bridge AreaDuring the month of June, crews will continue work in the Lyttonsville Place Bridge area between 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 / WoodsideBeginning on or about June 4, 2019Talbot Avenue BridgeThe Purple Line will close 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 JunePlymouth Street TunnelDuring the month of June, crews will continue work at the Plymouth Street Tunnel and Manchester Place Station. Work will occur between 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 ParkBeginning on or about July 22, 201966th Avenue between Riverdale Road and Patterson StreetBeginning on or about July 22, 2019, crews will be closing 66th Avenue between Riverdale Road and Patterson Street for utility relocations for approximately a week. Work will take place from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays. Temporary lane closures with flagging operations will occur.
Riverdale ParkBeginning on or about July 8, 2019Riverdale Road between the Baltimore-Washington Parkway and 67th PlaceBeginning on or about July 8, 2019, 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. Temporary lane closures with flagging operations will occur.
Riverdale ParkBeginning on or about June 29, 2019 Baltimore-Washington Parkway South Bound at the Riverdale Road OverpassBeginning on or about June 29, 2019 southbound traffic will shift onto the temporary Baltimore-Washington Parkway Bridge to allow for reconstruction of the existing bridge over Riverdale Road. This work will begin at 7 a.m. on Saturday, June 29 and continue through the morning of Sunday, June 30. Flagging operations will occur.
Riverdale ParkMonth of JuneNortheast BranchDuring the month of June, 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.
Riverdale ParkMonth of JuneKenilworth Avenue between River Road and Riverdale RoadDuring the month of June, crews will be relocating utilities on Kenilworth Avenue. Work will take place from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. on weekdays and weekends. Temporary lane closures will occur.
Riverdale ParkBeginning on or about July 8, 2019Kenilworth Avenue between River Road and Riverdale RoadBeginning On or about July 8, 2019, crews will be closing the right-hand southbound lane long-term on Kenilworth Avenue between River Road and Riverdale Road. Work will take place from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays and weekends. Barriers will be placed to delineate the work zone. Pedestrians and bicyclists are required to stay outside of the construction zone at all times.
Riverdale ParkMonth of JuneBaltimore Washington Parkway at the Riverdale Road OverpassDuring the month of June, crews will be installing wire walls and traffic signals at the Baltimore-Washington Parkway along Riverdale Road. 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 JuneRiverdale Road between Kenilworth Avenue and the Baltimore-Washington ParkwayDuring the month of June, crews will be working along Riverdale Road between Kenilworth Avenue and the Baltimore-Washington Parkway. Work will take place from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on weekdays and weekends. Temporary lane closures will occur.
Riverdale ParkMonth of JuneKenilworth Avenue between River Road and Riverdale RoadDuring the month of June, crews will be relocating utilities along Kenilworth Avenue between River Road and Riverdale Road. Work will take place from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays and weekends. Temporary lane closures will occur.
Riverdale ParkMonth of JuneEastpine Drive between Riverdale Road and Patterson StreetBeginning on or about June 24, 2019, 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. for approximately three weeks.
Silver SpringBeginning on or about June 25, 2019Wayne Avenue between Fenton Street and Sligo Creek BridgeBeginning on or about June 25, 2019, crews will be relocating utilities along Wayne Avenue between Fenton Street and Sligo Creek Bridge. Work will take place from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays and weekends. Temporary lane closures will occur.
Silver SpringBeginning on or about Wednesday, June 10, 2019The Silver Spring Metrorail Station / Paul S. Sarbanes Transit CenterBeginning on or about June 10, 2019, crews will implement several work zones adjacent to the Paul S. Sarbanes Transit Center in numerous phases. Phase I, effective on or about Monday, June 10, will impact pedestrian access. Wayfinding signage will be 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: https://rebrand.ly/010d7l
Silver SpringBeginning on or about May 28, 2019Bonifant Street between the Silver Spring Transit Center and Fenton StreetBeginning on or about May 28, 2019, and throughout the month of June, 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 JuneWayne Avenue between Fenton Street and Flower AvenueDuring the month of June, 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 JuneSilver Spring International Middle SchoolDuring the month of June, the middle parking lot 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 10 p.m. on weekdays and weekends.
Silver SpringMonth of JuneWayne Avenue between Dale Drive and Sligo Creek ParkwayDuring the month of June, 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 BoulevardBeginning on or about June 13, 2019West Park Drive between University Boulevard and Judson StreetBeginning on or about June 13, 2019, crews will be working along West Park Drive between University Boulevard and Judson Street. Work will take place from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays and weekends. Temporary lane closures with flagging operations will occur.
University BoulevardMonth of JuneGuilford Road between Riggs Road and 23rd AvenueDuring the month of June, 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 JuneUniversity Boulevard between Riggs Road and Adelphi RoadDuring the month of June, 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 BoulevardBeginning on or about June 17, 2019University Boulevard between New Hampshire Avenue to Guilford RoadBeginning on or about June 17, 2019, crews will be closing the left-most lanes long-term on University Boulevard between New Hampshire Avenue and Guilford road for utility relocations.
University BoulevardBeginning on or about June 1, 2019University Boulevard between West Park Drive and Adelphi RoadThe traffic shift originally scheduled for May 18 has been postponed until June 1, 2019. Crews will be shifting traffic on University Boulevard East, NW Branch Bridge, for Phase I of construction. Two lanes will be maintained in each direction during construction. Work will take place weekdays from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on weekends from 11:30 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. The shift can be viewed here: https://bit.ly/2Gl2kgn
University BoulevardMonth of JuneUniversity Boulevard between Riggs Road and Adelphi RoadBeginning on or about May 28, 2019 and continuing through June, 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.