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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.

Silver SpringBeginning on or about 10/12/20Intersection of Wayne Avenue and Dale Drive MDOT MTA gets first assumed Purple Line contracts underway. Beginning on or about October 12, 2020, crews will resume water line relocations at the intersection of Wayne Avenue and Dale Drive. Work may take place from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays and weekends. Temporary lane closures will occur.
Riverdale ParkBeginning on or about 10/12/20Kenilworth Avenue between River Road and Riverdale RoadMDOT MTA gets first assumed Purple Line contracts underway. Beginning on or about October 12, 2020, crews will resume utility relocations on Kenilworth Avenue between River Road and Riverdale Road. Work may take place overnight from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. on weekdays and weekends. Temporary lane closures will occur.
AllBeginning on or about 10/12/20Alignment WideMDOT 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 .
LyttonsvilleBeginning on or about 10/19/20Lyttonsville Place between Lyttonsville Place Bridge and Lyttonsville RoadBeginning on or about October 19, 2020, crews will perform milling and paving on Lyttonsville Place between the Lyttonsville Place Bridge and Lyttonsville Road for approximately two days, weather permitting. Work may take place from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Temporary lane closures will occur.
Silver SpringBeginning on or about 10/19/20Wayne Avenue between Mansfield Road and Sligo Creek ParwayBeginning on or about October 19, 2020, crews will perform utility work on Wayne Avenue between Sligo Creek Parkway and Mansfield Road. Work may take place from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Temporary lane closures will occur.
Riverdale Park On or about 10/19/20Kenilworth Avenue between River Road and Riverdale Road On or about October 19, 2020, crews will perform test pitting of utilities along Kenilworth Avenue between River Road and Riverdale Road for approximately one day, weather permitting. Work may take place from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Temporary lane closures will occur.
Riverdale ParkBeginning on or about 10/22/20Kenilworth Avenue between River Road and Riverdale RoadBeginning on or about October 22, 2020, crews will begin resurfacing of Kenilworth Avenue between River Road and MD 410 for approximately two weeks, weather permitting. Work may take place from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Temporary lane closures will occur.
Silver SpringBeginning on or about 10/23/20Colesville Road between Georgia Avenue and 16th StreetBeginning on or about October 23, 2020, crews will begin resurfacing of Colesville Road between Georgia Avenue and 16th Street for approximately one week, weather permitting. Work may take place from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Temporary lane closures will occur.
Silver SpringBeginning on or about 10/12/20Intersection of Wayne Avenue and Fenton Drive Crews are performing water line relocations at the intersection of Wayne Avenue and Fenton Street. Work may take place from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays and weekends. Temporary lane closures will occur.
Silver SpringBeginning on or about 10/22/20Wayne Avenue between Sligo Creek Parkway and Dale DriveBeginning on or about October 22, 2020, milling and paving will occur on Wayne Avenue. Temporary lane closures will occur between Sligo Creek Parkway and Mansfield Road. Lane closures are permitted from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
College Park 10/29/20Campus Drive between Baltimore Avenue (US 1) and River RoadCampus Drive from Baltimore Avenue (US 1) to River Road is temporarily closed due to flooding as a result of heavy rainfall. Please follow the signed detour. The roadway will reopen once flooding has subsided.
Riverdale Park11/2/2020Riverdale Road between Baltimore-Washington Parkway and Veterans ParkwayBeginning on or about November 2, 2020, crews will perform resurfacing of Riverdale Road (MD 410) from the Baltimore-Washington Parkway (MD 295) to Veterans Parkway (MD 410) for approximately one week, weather permitting. Work may take place from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Temporary lane closures will occur.
Glenridge/New Carrollton11/2/2020Ellin Road between Hanson Oaks Drive and New Carrollton Metro Station parking lot Beginning on or about November 2, 2020 crews will perform resurfacing of Ellin Road (MD 433) from Hanson Oaks Drive to the New Carrollton Metro Station parking lot for approximately one week, weather permitting. Work may take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Temporary lane closures will occur.
Silver Spring11/9/2020Wayne Avenue between Mansfield Road and Sligo Creek ParkwayBeginning on or about November 9, 2020, the right eastbound lane on Wayne Avenue (MD 594A) from Mansfield Road to Sligo Creek Parkway will close for approximately six weeks. 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.
College Park11/4/2020Campus Drive at Maryland Fire & Rescue InstituteBeginning on or about November 4, 2020 crews will perform resurfacing of Campus Drive (MD 431) at the Maryland Fire & Rescue Institute for approximately two days, weather permitting. Work may take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Temporary lane closures will occur.
University Boulevard11/4/2020University Boulevard from New Hampshire Avenue to Merrimac DriveBeginning on or about November 4, 2020 crews will perform resurfacing of westbound University Boulevard (MD 193) from New Hampshire Avenue (MD 650) to Merrimac Drive for approximately two days, weather permitting. Work may take place from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Temporary lane closures will occur.
Silver Spring11/2/2020Wayne Avenue from Dale Drive to Fenton StreetNew: Beginning on or about November 2, 2020, crews will perform overnight utility relocations on Wayne Avenue (MD 594A) between Dale Drive and Fenton Street for approximately one month, weather permitting. Work may take place from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Temporary lane closures will occur.
Silver SpringWayne Avenue from Fenton Street to Sligo Creek ParkwayNew: In the event of inclement weather during the week, work on Wayne Avenue (MD 594A) between Fenton Street and Sligo Creek Parkway may take place on Saturdays from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Temporary lane closures will occur.
Silver Spring11/9/2020Wayne Avenue between Sligo Creek Parkway and Mansfield RoadUpdate: Beginning on or about November 9, 2020, the right eastbound lane on Wayne Avenue (MD 594A) from Mansfield Road to Sligo Creek Parkway will close for approximately six weeks 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 Spring12/14/2020Beginning on or about December 14, 2020, crews will conduct test pitting on Bonifant Street (MD 594C), between Georgia Avenue (US 29) and Fenton Street, for approximately one week, weather permitting. Work may take place from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Temporary lane closures will occur. 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 Spring12/21/2020Beginning on or about December 21, 2020, crews will perform water line relocations on Bonifant Street (MD 594C), between Georgia Avenue (US 29) and Fenton Street, for approximately four months, 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. 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.
Glenridge/New Carrollton12/7/2020Beginning on or about December 7, 2020, crews will perform overnight waterline relocations on northbound Annapolis Road (MD 450), south of Veterans Parkway (MD 410), for approximately six weeks, weather permitting. Work may take place from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Temporary lane closures will occur.
Riverdale Park12/7/2020Kenilworth Avenue between Riverdale Road and Rittenhouse StreetBeginning on or about December 7, 2020, crews will perform underground utility work on Kenilworth Avenue northbound and southbound from Riverdale Road (MD 410) to Rittenhouse Street, for approximately six weeks, weather permitting. Work may take place from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Temporary lane closures with flaggers will occur.
12/7/2020River Road at Haig DriveBeginning on or about December 7, 2020 crews will perform underground utility work on westbound River Road at Haig Drive for approximately two weeks, weather permitting. Work may take place from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Temporary lane closures will occur.
12/12 and 12/13University Boulevard Beginning on or about December 12, 2020, crews will perform weekend pavement marking along University Boulevard (MD 193), between West Park Drive and Carroll Avenue, for approximately two days, weather permitting. Work may take place from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Business and residential access will be maintained.
12/12 and 12/13Colesville RoadBeginning on or about December 12, 2020, crews will perform weekend pavement marking along Colesville Road (MD 384), between Draper Lane and Georgia Avenue (US 29), for approximately two days, weather permitting. Work may take place from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Temporary lane closures will occur. Business and residential access will be maintained.
12/10/2020Plymouth TunnelCrews 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.
Silver SpringBonifant StreetReminder: Beginning on or about December 21, 2020, crews will perform water line relocations on Bonifant Street (MD 594C), between Georgia Avenue (US 29) and Fenton Street, for approximately four months, 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. 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 & Greater Lyttonsville/Woodside16th StreetNEW: Beginning on or about December 21, 2020, crews will perform underground utility relocations on 16th Street (MD 390) from Lyttonsville Road to Spring Street for approximately one month, weather permitting. Work may take place from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Temporary closures of the southbound right-hand lane will occur.
Silver SpringWayne AvenueREMINDER: Crews are performing underground 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. In the event of inclement weather during the week, 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 Spring Bonifant StreetREMINDER: 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. The closure will be in place until further notice. Pedestrian access will be maintained during the road closure. 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
Riverdale ParkKenilworth AvenueREMINDER: Beginning on or about October 12, 2020, crews resumed utility relocations on 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 ParkBetween January 19, 2021 and February 12, 202164th AvenueBetween January 19, 2021 and February 12, 2021, on-street parking will be prohibited from the intersection of Riverdale Road and 64th Avenue to the parking entrance for townhomes 6001-6073 64th Avenue, Riverdale, MD. Towing will be enforced 24 hours.
Silver SpringBeginning on or about 10/12/20Intersection of Wayne Avenue and Dale Drive MDOT MTA gets first assumed Purple Line contracts underway. Beginning on or about October 12, 2020, crews will resume water line relocations at the intersection of Wayne Avenue and Dale Drive. Work may take place from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays and weekends. Temporary lane closures will occur.