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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. Sign up to receive these alerts.

AllMDOT MTA gets the first assumed Purple Line contracts underway. Distribution of construction notifications will occur in advance of work resuming in your area(s). If you have any questions, please contact our outreach hotline at (443) 451-3706 or email .
AllAs work increases along the alignment, the Purple Line team remains committed to keeping everyone safe. Pedestrians and motorists are advised to follow construction signage and use the open sidewalk(s). For the safety of the public and our construction team, entry into construction work zones is not permitted.
Glenridge / New CarrolltonUpdate: Crews continue daytime and overnight waterline relocations on northbound Annapolis Road (MD 450), south of Veterans Parkway (MD 410), through the end of June, weather permitting. Work may take place from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. and 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. on weekdays, and as needed, on weekends. Temporary lane closures will occur.
Glenridge / New CarrolltonCrews have resumed utility relocations along Ellin Road (MD 433) between Harkins Road and Emerson Place. Work may take place on weekdays, and as needed on weekends, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Temporary lane closures will occur.
Glenridge / New CarrolltonUpdate: Beginning on or about May 16, 2021, crews will implement long-term closures of two eastbound lanes of Annapolis Road (MD 450) between Veterans Parkway (MD 410) and Ardwick Ardmore Road for approximately two weeks, weather permitting. Work may take place overnight from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. Sunday through Friday, and as needed, on Saturdays.
Long BranchReminder: Crews have remobilized equipment at the Plymouth Tunnel. We ask that members of the public please obey construction signage and stay out of work zones for your safety and the safety of our personnel.
Long BranchUpdate: Crews have resumed utility relocations along Piney Branch Road (MD 320) between Arliss Street and University Boulevard (MD 193). Work may take place from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on weekdays, and as needed, on weekends. Temporary lane closures will occur.
Long BranchUpdate: On or about April 22 , 2021, began overnight utility relocations on Piney Branch Road (MD 320) between Barron Street and University Boulevard (MD 193) through the end of May, weather permitting. Work may take place from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m., Sunday nights through Friday mornings, and as needed, Friday nights through Sunday mornings. Temporary lane closures will occur, with at least one lane in each direction open to traffic. Access to the shopping center will be maintained.
Riverdale ParkReminder: Crews have resumed utility relocations along Kenilworth Avenue (MD 201) between River Road (MD 431) and Riverdale Road (MD 410). Work may take place overnight from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. on weekdays and weekends. Temporary lane closures will occur.
Riverdale ParkUpdate: On or about December 7, 2020, crews began performing underground utility work on Kenilworth Avenue (MD 201) northbound and southbound from Riverdale Road (MD 410) to Rittenhouse Street, which is extended through the end of May, weather permitting. Work may take place from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Temporary lane closures with flaggers will occur.
Riverdale ParkReminder: On or about Sunday, January 24, 2021, crews began utility relocation work on northbound Kenilworth Avenue (MD 201) between Quesada Road and Rittenhouse Street extended through the end of May, weather permitting. The overnight work may take place 7 p.m. – 7 a.m. Expect nightly closures of the northbound right-hand lanes. Access to residences and WMATA bus stop #3003333 will be maintained.
Riverdale ParkUpdate: Crews will continue to perform underground utility relocations at Riverdale-area intersections between 64th Avenue and Fernwood Terrance along Riverdale Road (MD 410) for approximately three months, weather permitting. Work may take place Monday through Friday—and on weekends, as needed—7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Temporary lane closures will occur.
Riverdale ParkCrews have resumed utility relocations along River Road (MD 431) between Haig Drive and Rivertech Court. Work may take place on weekdays, and as needed on weekends, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Temporary lane closures will occur.
Riverdale ParkCrews have resumed daytime and nighttime utility relocations along Kenilworth Avenue (MD 201) between Campus Drive and Riverdale Road (MD 410). Work may take place from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. on weekdays and weekends. Temporary lane closures will occur.
Silver SpringUpdate: The closure of right eastbound lane on Wayne Avenue (MD 594A) from Mansfield Road to Sligo Creek Parkway that began on or about November 9, 2020, will extend through the end of May for utility relocations. Ride On bus stop #27070, located at the southeast corner of Wayne Avenue and Mansfield Road, will be relocated to the southwest corner of Wayne Avenue and Mansfield Road while the lane closure is in effect.
Silver SpringReminder: Crews are performing utility relocations on Wayne Avenue (MD 594A) from Fenton Street to Sligo Creek Parkway. Work may take place from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., during the week and weekends on an as needed basis. work may take place on Saturdays from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Overnight work will occur intermittently, as scheduled by utility companies. Temporary lane and sidewalks closures will occur. Flagging operations will be in place as needed.
Silver SpringUpdate: On or about March 15, 2021, crews began tility relocations at the intersection of Wayne Avenue (MD 594A) and Sligo Creek Parkway through the end of May, weather permitting. Work may take place from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on weekdays, and as needed, on weekends. Temporary lane closures will occur and flagging operations will be in place.
Silver SpringUpdate: On or about April 28, 2021, crews began underground utility relocations on Wayne Avenue (MD 594A) at Fenton Street for approximately five weeks, weather permitting. Temporary closures of the right lane of westbound Wayne Avenue will occur. Work may take place from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on weekdays, and as needed, on weekends.
Silver Spring On or about March 1, 2021, crews began waterline relocations along the right lane of eastbound Wayne Avenue (MD 594A) from Sligo Creek Parkway to E. Wayne Avenue entrance of the Plymouth Tunnel through June , weather permitting. Work may take place Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Weekend and night work will occur on an as-needed basis. Temporary lane closures will occur. Flagging operations will be in place as needed.
Silver SpringUpdate: On or about December 21, 2020, crews began performing water line relocations on Bonifant Street (MD 594C), between Georgia Avenue (US 29) and Fenton Street, through the end of May, weather permitting. Work may take place from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m, as well as overnight and on weekends, as needed. Temporary lane and sidewalk closures will occur. ADA-complaint pedestrian, vehicular, residential, and business access, as well as reduced on-street parking on both sides of the street, will be maintained at all times. Flagging operations will be in place as needed.
Silver Spring On or about Wednesday, February 3, 2021, crews began performing utility relocations on southbound Georgia Avenue (US 29) between Bonifant Street and Wayne Avenue through the end of May, weathering permitting. Work may take place 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Temporary right lane closures will occur.
Silver Spring Update: On May 11, 2020, the Purple Line implemented a closure of Bonifant Street (MD 594B), between Ramsey Avenue and Georgia Avenue (US 29), for construction.Work may take place from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on weekdays, and as needed, on weekends. The closure will be in place until further notice. Pedestrian access will be maintained during the road closure. The parking garage adjacent to Bonifant Street will only be accessible via Dixon Avenue. Pedestrians must obey construction signage and stay out of the work zone for their safety and the safety of the construction crew. The detour can be viewed here: plmdnews.com/hie
Silver SpringNew: On or about April 12, 2021, crews began to implement temporary lane closures at the intersection of Georgia Avenue (US 29) and Bonifant Street for underground utility relocations for approximately five months, weather permitting. Work may take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on weekdays, and as needed, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on weekends.
Silver SpringNew: Beginning on or about April 30, 2021, crews will implement temporary lane closures at the intersection of Georgia Avenue (US 29) and Bonifant Street for waterline work for approximately three weeks, weather permitting. Work may take place from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. on Sunday through Thursday and from 7 p.m. Friday through 8 p.m. Sunday. A noise waiver is in the process of being reviewed for activities related to the Purple Line project. For more information please review the noise waiver here: bit.ly/3sdPo1D Comments can be made to the Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection. Instructions and contact information are located on the noise waiver page.
Silver SpringNew: The right-hand lane of southbound Georgia Avenue (US 29) from Wayne Avenue to Bonifant Street is closed for emergency repairs through the middle of May.
University BoulevardUpdate: On or about March 3, 2021 a long-term lane closure of the westbound right lane was implemented to facilitate utility relocations along University Boulevard (MD 193) between Riggs Road (MD 212) and Guilford Road. Work will occur from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. during the week, and as needed, on weekends, over the next 3 months, weather permitting. Access to businesses, driveways, and bus stop will be maintained.
University BoulevardOn or about March 19, 2021, crews implemented a long-term closure of the leftmost eastbound lane on University Boulevard (MD 193) between New Hampshire Avenue (MD 650) and Riggs Road (MD 212) for approximately four months. Work may take place from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on weekdays, and as needed, on weekends.Left turns will be permitted. Access to businesses will be maintained.
University BoulevardCrews have resumed utility relocations along University Boulevard (MD 193) between Piney Branch (MD 320) and Riggs Road (MD 212). Work may take place from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on weekdays and as needed, on weekends. Temporary lane closures will occur.
University BoulevardCrews have resumed utility relocations along University Boulevard (MD 193) between Riggs Road (MD 212) and Adelphi Road. Work may take place from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on weekdays and as needed, on weekends. Temporary lane closures will occur.
University BoulevardOn or about April 12, 2021, crews closed the rightmost lane of eastbound and of westbound University Boulevard (MD 193) between Carroll Avenue and Piney Branch Road (MD 320) for approximately four weeks, weather permitting, for utility relocations. Work may take place from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on weekdays, and, as needed, on weekends.
University BoulevardUpdate: Beginning on or about May 17, 2021 (originally April 5, 2021), crews will close the service road alongside westbound University Boulevard (MD 193) between 15th Avenue and Edwards Place for utility relocations. The service road will be closed to all traffic, and parking will be restricted. Access to all driveways and parking lots will be maintained from University Boulevard. Work will occur from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. weekdays and as needed, on weekends.
University BoulevardNew: On or about April 15, 2021, crews resumed utility relocations along University Boulevard (MD 193) between Riggs Road (MD 212) and Campus Drive for approximately three months, weather permitting. Work may take place from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on weekdays and, as needed, on weekends. Temporary lane closures will occur.
University BoulevardUpdate: Crews have resumed utility relocations in the center lanes of eastbound and westbound University Boulevard (MD 193) between Gilbert Street and Seek Lane through the beginning of May, weather permitting. Work may take place from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on weekdays, and as needed, on weekends. Temporary lane closures will occur.
University BoulevardCrews have resumed utility relocations at the intersection of University Boulevard (MD 193) and Riggs Road (MD 212). Work will take place at night from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. on Sundays through Thursdays. Temporary lane closures will occur. On an as-needed basis, pedestrian detours will be implemented and signed.