ZoneConstruction DatesLocationDescription
Bethesda / Chevy ChaseFebruary 23rd-March 3, 2019Columbia Country ClubStarting on Saturday, February 23 through the following weekend, Sunday March 3, Purple Line crews will be completing storm drainage work at the Columbia Country Club
University BoulevardOn or about March 2, 2019University Blvd. between Riggs Rd. and 23rd Ave.New: On or about March 2, 2019, University Boulevard will move to Phase II of the traffic shift returning the eastbound lanes between Riggs Road and 23rd Avenue back to their original location. Construction will occur in the area that was formerly the median.
College ParkOn or about March 18, 2019College Park Metro along Campus DriveOn or about March 18, 2019, the College Park Metro Bus Loop access will be closed for long-term for Purple Line construction. The existing 5 bus stops within the bus loop will be relocated to the southbound right-hand lane of River Road. Additional bus stops may be added at a later date, at that time a revised notice will be provided. See below for an illustration for the locations of the long-term bus stops. The Purple Line is coordinating closely with WMATA for this effort. Please note that the right-hand southbound lane along River Road will have buses queue up at the temporary bus stops between 5 a.m. and 11 p.m.
Riverdale ParkOn or about March 14, 2019Kenilworth Ave. between River Rd. and Riverdale Rd.Update: On or about March 14, 2019, crews will be closing the right-hand southbound lane long-term on Kenilworth Avenue between River Road and Riverdale Road for Purple Line construction. Barriers will be placed to delineate the work zone. Pedestrians and bicyclists are required to stay outside of the construction zone at all times. Pedestrians and bicyclists are not allowed in the construction work zones; this is for your safety as well as our construction team.
Bethesda / Chevy ChaseMonday, February 18, 2019Bethesda Work Zone (Elm St.)New: Blasting will occur between the hours 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. the week of February 18, 2019 Monday - Friday at the Bethesda Shaft. Prior to each blast, a siren will be used as a safety precaution for workers within the work zone.
Bethesda / Chevy ChaseSaturdays: FebruaryConnecticut Ave. between Jones Bridge Rd. and East-West Hwy.New: Starting Saturday, February 16, 2019, crews will be relocating utilities on Connecticut Avenue between Jones Bridge Road and East-West Highway for installation of overhead PEPCO poles for the remainder of Saturdays in February between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Temporary lane closures with flagging operations will occur.
Glenridge / New Carrollton MetroWeekday and possible weekend Lane ClosuresEllin Rd. Between Hanson Oaks Dr. and Harkins Rd.Update: Temporary lane closures will occur on an as needed basis over the next two weeks on Ellin Road between Hanson Oaks Drive and Harkins Road for Purple Line construction between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.
Bethesda / Chevy ChaseWeekday and possible weekend Lane ClosuresJones Mill Rd. to Jones Bridge Rd.Update: Temporary lane closures will occur over the next two weeks on an as needed basis from Jones Mill Road to Jones Bridge Road for excavation between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m.
Riverdale ParkWeekday and possible weekend Lane ClosuresKenilworth Ave. between River Rd. and Riverdale Rd.Update: Temporary lane closures will occur over the next two weeks on an as needed basis on Kenilworth Avenue between River Road and Riverdale Road for overhead and underground utility relocations between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m.       
Bethesda / Chevy ChaseWeekday and possible weekend Lane ClosuresSleaford Road Work Zone to Montgomery AvenueUpdate: Temporary lane closures will occur over the next two weeks on an as needed basis on East-West Highway, stretching from the Sleaford Road work zone to Montgomery Avenue between 9 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Lane closures are needed for staging equipment during drilling operations for utility relocations.
Riverdale ParkWeekday and possible weekend Lane ClosuresRiverdale Rd. between Kenilworth Ave. and Mustang Dr.Update: Temporary lane closures will occur over the next two weeks on an as needed basis on Riverdale Road between Kenilworth Avenue and Mustang Drive for utility pole installation between 9 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.
Riverdale ParkWeekday and possible weekend Lane ClosuresRiver Rd. between College Park Metro and Northeast Branch BridgeUpdate: Temporary lane closures will occur on an as needed basis on River Road between College Park Metro and the Northeast Branch Bridge for tree cutting between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m.
Riverdale ParkWeekday and possible weekend Lane ClosuresBaltimore Washington Parkway (MD295)Update: Temporary lane closures will occur over the next two weeks on an as needed basis on Baltimore-Washington Parkway near Riverdale Road for installation of wire walls between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.
University BoulevardWeekday and possible weekend Lane ClosuresUniversity Blvd. between Riggs Rd. and Adelphi Rd.Update: Temporary lane closures will occur over the next two weeks on an as needed basis on University Boulevard between Riggs Road and Adelphi Road for median paving and grading between 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m.
Silver SpringWeekday and possible weekend Lane ClosuresWayne Ave. between Dale Dr. and Sligo Creek Pkwy.Update: Temporary lane closures will occur over the next two weeks on an as needed basis on Wayne Avenue, between Dale Drive and Sligo Creek Parkway for truck deliveries to Silver Spring International Middle School between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.
College ParkWeekday and possible weekend Lane ClosuresCampus Dr. between Regents Dr. and Championship Ln.Update: Temporary lane closures will occur over the next two weeks on an as needed basis on Campus Drive between Regents Drive and extend to Championship Lane for utility relocation between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m.
Silver SpringWeekday and possible weekend Lane ClosuresColesville Road near Silver Spring Transit CenterUpdate: Temporary lane closures will occur along Colesville Road southbound near the Silver Spring Transit Center to perform test pitting between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.
Bethesda / Chevy ChaseWeekday and possible weekend Lane ClosuresConnecticut Ave. between Jones Bridge Rd. and East-West Hwy.Temporary northbound lane closures will occur on an as needed basis on Connecticut Avenue between Jones Bridge Road and East-West Highway for installation of overhead PEPCO poles between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday for the duration of February.
College ParkSaturdays: FebruaryCampus Drive near College Park Metro StationRevision: Crews will be working between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. on Saturdays in February at the pump station along Campus Drive near the College Park Metro Station from Baltimore Avenue to River Road on Saturdays in February.
Bethesda / Chevy ChaseMonth of FebruaryBethesda Work Zone (Elm St.)Revision: Blasting hours have been revised to occur between the hours of 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday - Friday at the Bethesda Shaft. Blasting may occur during the month of February and is not planned on weekends or holidays. Prior to each blast, a siren will be used as a safety precaution for workers within the work zone.
Bethesda / Chevy ChaseMonday, February 4, 2019Bethesda Work Zone (Elm St.)Blasting will occur between the hours 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. the week of February 4, 2019 Monday - Friday at the Bethesda Shaft. Prior to each blast, a siren will be used as a safety precaution for workers within the work zone.
Riverdale ParkSaturdays: FebruaryRiverdale Rd., Kenilworth Ave., and River Rd.The project will be working on Riverdale Rd., Kenilworth Ave., and River Rd. on Saturdays in February between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m.
Bethesda / Chevy ChaseSaturdays: FebruaryBethesda Work Zone (Elm St.)The project will be working on Saturdays in February at the Bethesda Work Zone on Elm St., continuing excavation efforts between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m.
Silver SpringSaturdays: FebruarySilver Spring International Middle SchoolCrews have closed the middle parking lot at Silver Spring International Middle School for the month of February to reconstruct the lot configuration. Pedestrian access to the school will be maintained. Work will be completed on Saturdays during regular work hours 7 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Glenridge / New Carrollton Metro MetroSaturdays: FebruaryGlenridge YardSite grading will occur at Glenridge Yard on Saturdays in February between 7 a.m and 5 p.m.
Long BranchSaturdays: FebruaryPlymouth Street Tunnel (Arliss St., Plymouth St. to Wayne Ave. Work Zone)The project will be working on Saturdays in February at the Plymouth Street Tunnel and Manchester Place. Crews will be on site at 7 a.m. and heavy construction will occur from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Greater Lyttonsville / WoodsideSaturdays: FebruaryLyttonsville Place BridgeCrews will be at the Lyttonsville Place Bridge at 7 a.m. and heavy construction will occur from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays in February.
Bethesda / Chevy ChaseMonth of FebruaryBethesda Work Zone (Elm St.)Due to varying rock conditions, blasting will occur in the Bethesda Shaft location during the month of February between the hours of 5 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday - Friday. Blasting is not planned on weekends or holidays. Prior to each blast, a siren will be used as a safety precaution for workers within the work zone.
Riverdale ParkSaturdays: FebruaryBaltimore Washington Parkway (MD295)Crews will be installing wire walls and traffic signals at the Baltimore-Washington Parkway along Riverdale Road on Saturdays in February between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. Temporary lane closures with flagging operations will occur.
University BoulevardSaturdays: FebruaryUniversity Blvd. between Riggs Rd. and Adelphi Rd.Crews will be demolishing, grading, and paving medians along University Boulevard between Riggs Road and Adelphi Road between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m on Saturdays in February. Temporary lane closures with flagging operations will occur. Access to businesses and residential driveways will be maintained.
Bethesda / Chevy ChaseSaturdays: FebruaryColumbia Country ClubCrews will continue excavation at the Columbia Country Club on Saturdays in Feburuary between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m.
Glenridge / New Carrollton MetroSaturdays: FebruaryEllin Road between Hanson Oaks Drive and Harkins RoadStarting on Saturday, January 12, 2019, crews will be working along Ellin Road between Hanson Oaks Drive and Harkins Road for construction of the Purple Line between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Saturdays in February.
Glenridge / New Carrollton MetroThursday, February 21, 2019Ellin Road between Hanson Oaks Drive and Emerson PlaceOn or about February 21, 2019, crews will be closing the westbound lanes on Ellin Road between Hanson Oaks Drive and Emerson Place. Traffic will be switched to the eastbound lanes with one lane operating in each direction as crews continue construction of the Purple Line.
College ParkWeekday and possible weekend Lane ClosuresCampus Drive between Cole Field House and Library LaneTemporary lane closures will occur over the next two weeks on an as needed basis on Campus Drive between Cole Field House and Library Lane for utility relocations between 9 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.
Greater Lyttonsville / WoodsidePossible Night Work at Lyttonsville Place BridgeLyttonsville Place BridgeNight work may occur over the next two weeks, including weekends, at the Lyttonsville Place Bridge in order to prepare the bridge for use by the public.
Glenridge / New Carrollton MetroWeekday and possible weekend Lane ClosuresEllin Rd. Between Hanson Oaks Dr. and Harkins Rd.Temporary lane closures will occur on an as needed basis over the next two weeks on Ellin Road between Hanson Oaks Drive and Harkins Road for Purple Line construction.
Greater Lyttonsville / WoodsideOngoingLyttonsville Place BridgeBeginning December 10, 2018, crews may perform night work between 7 p.m. and 4:30 a.m. at the Lyttonsville Place Bridge over the next two weeks in December, Monday - Friday. No holiday work will occur.
Entire ProjectOngoingProject WideAs work continues along the alignment, the Purple Line construction team is committed to keeping everyone safe. Pedestrians are advised to follow any construction signs and use the open sidewalk(s). Pedestrians are not allowed in the construction work zones. This is for your safety as well as our construction team.
Riverdale ParkWork Postponed Until Further Notice67th Pl. and Riverdale Rd.Update: The closure of 67th Pl. at the intersection of Riverdale Rd. originally scheduled for December 1, 2018, has been postponed until further notice.
Project WideOngoingProject WideUtility relocations and tree clearing operations are gearing-up alignment-wide now that the bird nesting restricted time-frame has ended. Residents should be prepared to see an up-tick in activity along the alignment.
Riverdale ParkOngoingBW Parkway and Riverdale Rd.As work continues at the BW Parkway underpass along Riverdale Road, pedestrians are advised to follow the signs and use the open sidewalk(s). Pedestrians are not allowed in the construction work zones. This is for your safety as well as our construction team.
Riverdale ParkBeginning on or about September 4th, 2018Riverdale Rd.On or about September 4, 2018 crews will begin drilling for foundations along Riverdale Rd. between the corner of Kenilworth Ave/Riverdale Rd and the intersection of Riverdale Rd/Riverdale Rd during regular work hours 7 am - 5 pm. This work will require a sidewalk closure. Pedestrians are advised to follow the signs and use the open sidewalk(s). Pedestrians are not allowed in the construction work zones. This is for your safety as well as our construction team.
Riverdale ParkOn or about August 13, 2018BW Parkway and Riverdale Rd.Crews will continue installing soldier pile walls under the BW Parkway. Under specific circumstances for pouring concrete, work may extend past 7 pm.
Greater Lyttonsville / WoodsideBeginning on or about August 13th, 2018Lyttonsville Place BridgeRevised: On or about August 13th, crews will begin pile driving at the Lyttonsville Place Bridge correlating to the demolition and rebuilding of the new bridge. Work will be completed during regular work hours 7 am - 5 pm through September 7, 2018. Please note, the pile driving work scheduled for this week has been postponed to this new date.
College ParkOn or about August 26, 2018Eastbound Campus Drive, between Regents Drive and Library LaneBeginning on or about August 26, 2018, the eastbound lane on Campus Drive, between Regents Drive and Library Lane will be closed for construction.
Glenridge / New Carrollton MetroOn or about October 1, 2018Ellin Rd., between Veterans Pkwy and Hanson Oaks Dr.Beginning on or about October 1, 2018, Ellin Road between Veterans Parkway (Hwy 410) and Hanson Oaks Drive will be closed for long-term construction.
Silver SpringOn or about July 26, 2018Fedex Kinkos Building near intersection of Colesville Rd. and East-West HwyOn or about July 26, 2018, crews will begin demolition of the closed Fedex Kinkos building near the intersection of Colesville Rd. and East-West Hwy between 7 am and 5 pm. No weekend work planned.
University BoulevardOngoingEastbound University Blvd. between W. Park Dr and Adelphi Rd.Crews continue relocating overhead utility poles eastbound along University Blvd. between W. Park Dr. and Adelphi Rd. Utility companies will notify affected residents of any service interruptions. Periodic lane closures may be required from 9 am - 4 pm.
Bethesda / Chevy ChaseOn or about July 16, 2018Bethesda Work Zone (Elm St.)On or about July 16, 2018, crews will begin working night shifts in the Bethesda Work Zone on Elm St. The night shift is from 2:30 pm to 11:00 pm. No weekend work planned.
Riverdale ParkOngoingBW Parkway and Riverdale Rd.Crews continue preparation work at the BW Parkway overpass along Riverdale Rd. Work includes building construction entrances, installing a temporary barrier, and clearing/grubbing operations. Temporary lane closures with flagging operations will occur along Riverdale Rd. between 9 am and 3 pm.
Greater Lyttonsville / WoodsideBeginning on or about June 18th, 2018Lyttonsville Place BridgeOn or about June 18, the Lyttonsville Place Bridge will be closed for a period of six months. During this time the existing bridge will be demolished and rebuilt. The Official Detour is available here: https://www.purplelinemd.com/construction/2018/05/18/purple-line-transit-constructors-construction-update-lyttonsville-place-bridge-closure-beginning-on-or-about-june-18-2018/
Long BranchOngoingPlymouth Street Tunnel (Arliss St. Work Zone)Excavation continues for the Plymouth Tunnel. This work will require 24-hour shifts, Monday-Friday within the Arliss St. work zone. No weekend work is planned.
Long BranchOngoingArliss StreetUtility relocation work continues along Arliss Street. The utiltiy company will notify affected residents of any service interruptions.
Long BranchOngoingPlymouth StreetUtility relocation work continues along Plymouth St. The untility companies will notify affected residents of any service interruptions.
Long BranchNov. 20, 2017 - through 2021Plymouth 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 E. Wayne Ave.
Long BranchNov. 13, 2017 - through 2021Arliss StreetArliss Street is closed between Flower Ave 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.
Glenridge / New Carrollton MetroOngoingVeterans ParkwayWork continues along Veterans Parkway between Riverdale Rd. and Annapolis Rd. This work may cause periodic lane closures of the right hand southbound lane. Barriers are being placed to delineate the construction zone. Pedestrians and bicyclists are required to stay outside of the construction zone at all times.