ZoneConstruction DatesLocationDescription
Glenridge / New Carrollton MetroOn or about January 17, 2019Veterans Pkwy between Glenridge Yard Entrance and Ellin Rd.Beginning on or about January 17, 2019, crews will be permanently closing the southbound right-hand lane along Veterans Parkway between the Glenridge Yard entrance and Ellin Road.
Glenridge / New Carrollton MetroWeekday and possible weekend Lane Closures in DecemberEllin 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.
University BoulevardTuesday, January 15, 2019University Blvd. between Riggs Rd. and 23rd Ave.On or about January 15, 2019, University Boulevard will be shifted from three lanes to two lanes in each direction (eastbound and westbound) between Riggs Road and 23rd Avenue for construction activities.
University BoulevardTuesday, January 15, 2019Guilford Rd., between University Blvd. and Fordham St.On or about January 15, 2019, Guilford Road between University Boulevard and Fordham Street will be closed long-term for Purple Line construction.
College ParkThursday, December 20, 2018Union Lane between Maryland Stamp Student Union and Campus DriveOn or about December 20, 2018, Union Lane between University of Maryland Stamp Student Union and Campus Drive will be closed for approximately two weeks to support utility relocation work, which has been coordinated closely with the University.
College ParkSaturday, December 15, 2018Campus Drive near College Park Metro StationStarting on Saturday, December 15, 2018, crews will be working at the pump station along Campus Drive near the College Park Metro Station from Baltimore Avenue to River Road between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m for the remainder of Saturdays in December.
College ParkSaturday, December 22, 2018Campus Drive at the University of MarylandStarting on Saturday, December 22, 2018, crews will be relocating utilities at University of Maryland along the shoulder of Campus Drive between Regents Drive and Union Lane 7 a.m. and 5 p.m for the remainder of Saturdays in December. Temporary lane closures with flagging operations will occur.
University BoulevardSaturday, December 15, 2018University Blvd. between Riggs Rd. and Adelphi Rd.Starting on Saturday, December 15, 2018, crews will be excavating and paving medians along University Blvd. between Riggs Rd. and Adelphi Rd. between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m for the remainder of Saturdays in December. Temporary lane closures with flagging operations will occur. Access to businesses and residential driveways will be maintained.
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.
Bethesda / Chevy ChaseMonday, December 17, 2018Bethesda Work Zone (Elm St.)Due to varying rock conditions, blasting will occur in the Bethesda Shaft location the week of December 17, 2018 between the hours of 5 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday - Friday. Prior to each blast, a siren will be used as a safety precaution for workers within the work zone.
Bethesda / Chevy ChaseWeekday and possible weekend Lane Closures in DecemberEast-West Highway near Elm St. workzoneTemporary lane closures will occur on an as needed basis on East-West Highway near the Sleaford Road workzone for Purple Line construction.
Greater Lyttonsville / WoodsideWeekday and possible weekend Lane Closures in DecemberLyttonsville Place Bridge and Brookville RoadTemporary lane closures will occur on an as needed basis on Brookville Road near the Lyttonsville Place Bridge for Purple Line construction.
College ParkWeekday and possible weekend Lane Closures in DecemberCampus Dr. between Regents Dr. and Library Ln.Temporary lane closures will occur on an as needed basis on Campus Drive between Regents Drive and Library Lane for Purple Line construction.
University BoulevardWeekday and possible weekend Lane Closures in DecemberUniversity Blvd. between Riggs Rd. and Adelphi Rd.Temporary lane closures will occur on an as needed basis on University Boulevard between Riggs Road and Adelphi Road for Purple Line construction.
Riverdale ParkWeekday and possible weekend Lane Closures in DecemberBaltimore Washington Parkway (MD295)Temporary lane closures will occur on an as needed basis on Baltimore-Washington Parkway near Riverdale Road for Purple Line construction.
Riverdale ParkWeekday and possible weekend Lane Closures in DecemberRiverdale Rd. between Kenilworth Ave. and Riverdale Rd.Temporary lane closures will occur on an as needed basis on Riverdale Road between Kenilworth Avenue and Riverdale Road for Purple Line construction.
Riverdale ParkWeekday and possible weekend Lane Closures in DecemberRiver Rd. between College Park Metro and Northeast Branch BridgeTemporary lane closures will occur on an as needed basis on River Road between College Park Metro and the Northeast Branch Bridge for Purple Line construction.
Bethesda / Chevy ChaseMonth of DecemberBethesda Work Zone (Elm St.)Due to varying rock conditions, blasting will occur in the Bethesda Shaft location during the month of December 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.
Bethesda / Chevy ChaseMonday, December 3, 2018Bethesda Work Zone (Elm St.)Due to varying rock conditions, blasting will occur in the Bethesda Shaft location the week of December 3, 2018 between the hours of 5 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday - Friday. Prior to each blast, a siren will be used as a safety precaution for workers within the work zone.
Riverdale ParkSaturdays: DecemberRiverdale Rd., Kenilworth Ave., and River Rd.The project will be working on Riverdale Rd., Kenilworth Ave., and River Rd. on Saturdays in December between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m.
Bethesda / Chevy ChaseSaturdays: DecemberBethesda Work Zone (Elm St.)The project will be working on Saturdays in December at the Bethesda Work Zone on Elm St., continuing excavation efforts between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m.
Long BranchMonth of DecemberPlymouth Street Tunnel (Arliss St. Work Zone)Due to varying rock conditions, blasting may be utilized throughout the month of December between the hours of 5 a.m. to 9 p.m. Blasting is not planned on weekends or holidays. Residents will always receive at least 24 hours notice before blasting is to occur.
Silver SpringSaturdays: DecemberSilver Spring International Middle SchoolCrews have closed the middle parking lot at Silver Spring International Middle School for the month of December 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: DecemberGlenridge YardSite grading will occur at Glenridge Yard on Saturdays in December between 7 a.m and 5 p.m.
Long BranchSaturdays: DecemberPlymouth Street Tunnel (Arliss St., Plymouth St. to Wayne Ave. Work Zone)The project will be working on Saturdays in December at the Plymouth Street Tunnel. 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 and Sundays: DecemberLyttonsville 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 December.
Month of NovemberBethesda Work Zone (Elm St.)Due to rock conditions, blasting will be implemented at the Bethesda Shaft location Monday through Friday, beginning November 20 through January 2019, between the hours of 5 a.m. to 8 p.m. 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. Additionally, weekly notification prior to blasting activity will be provided.
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.
College ParkThursday, November 15, 2018Intersection of Campus Drive and Library LaneOn or about November 15, 2018, crews will be relocating utilities at the intersection of Campus Drive and Library Lane. Temporary lane closures with flagging operations will occur between 7 a.m and 5 p.m.
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.
Glenridge / New Carrollton Metro MetroFriday, November 2, 2018Glenridge YardBeginning on or about November 5, 2018, excavation work may occur at Glenridge Yard between 7 p.m. and 7 a.m.
Greater Lyttonsville / WoodsideStarting November 12, 2018Lyttonsville Place BridgeBeginning November 12, 2018 crews may begin night work between 7 p.m. and 4:30 a.m. at the Lyttonsville Place Bridge for the remainder of November, from Monday - Friday.
College ParkMonday, October 29, 2018Campus Drive between Regents Drive and Library LaneWork scheduled for October 22 has been postponed. Beginning on or about October 29, 2018, crews will be shifting the single west-bound lane of Campus Drive between Regents Dr. and Library Ln. to support utility work.
Riverdale ParkOn or about December 1st, 201867th St. and Riverdale Rd.On or about December 1st 2018, 67th Pl. will permanently close at the intersection of Riverdale Rd. for the installation of retaining walls and the construction of the new cul-de-sac.
Bethesda / Chevy ChaseSunday October, 21, 2018Elm St.On Sunday, October 21, 2018, crews will perform electrical work on Elm Street to support the Bethesda Shaft construction
Bethesda / Chevy ChaseSaturday, October 20, 2018Columbia Country ClubOn October 20, 2018, crews will begin work to construct new underpasses at the Columbia Country Club from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Weekend work will continue through October and November.
Riverdale ParkTuesday, October 16, 2018Riverdale Rd.On October 16, 2018 at 4 a.m., crews will be moving and delivering equipment by way of Riverdale Rd.
College ParkOn or about October 22, 2018Campus Drive between Regents Drive and Library LaneBeginning on or October 22, 2018, crews will be shifting the single west-bound lane of Campus Dr. between Regents Dr. and Library Ln. to support ongoing utility work.
Riverdale ParkMonday, October 15, 2018Kenilworth Ave. between Sarvis Ave. and Riverdale Rd.Beginning on or about October 15, 2018, crews will be paving medians along Kenilworth Ave. between Sarvis Ave. and Riverdale Rd. Temporary lane closures with flagging operations will occur between 9 am and 3 pm. Access to businesses and residential driveways will be maintained.
College ParkWednesday, October 10, 2018River Rd. between Campus Dr.and River Tech Ct.Beginning on or about October 10, 2018, temporary lane closures will occur on River Rd. between Campus Dr. and River Tech Ct. between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m.
Long BranchMonday, October 8, 2018Plymouth Street Tunnel (Arliss St. Work Zone)Due to varying rock conditions, blasting will occur on October 8, 2018 during daytime hours at the Plymouth St. tunnel.
Long BranchFriday, October 5, 2018Plymouth Street Tunnel (Arliss St. Work Zone)Due to varying rock conditions, blasting will occur on October 5, 2018 during daytime hours at the Plymouth St. tunnel.
Long BranchThursday, October 4, 2018Plymouth Street Tunnel (Arliss St. Work Zone)Due to varying rock conditions, blasting will occur on October 4, 2018 during daytime hours at the Plymouth St. tunnel.
Long BranchWednesday, October 3, 2018Plymouth Street Tunnel (Arliss St. Work Zone)Due to varying rock conditions, blasting will occur on October 3, 2018 during daytime hours at the Plymouth St. tunnel.
University BoulevardOn or about September 27, 2018University Blvd. between Riggs Rd. and Adelphi Rd.On or about September 27, 2018, crews will begin removing and paving medians along University Blvd. between Riggs Rd. and Adelphi Rd. between 7 am and 5 pm. Temporary lane closures with flagging operations will occur. Access to businesses and residential driveways will be maintained.
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.
Greater Lyttonsville / WoodsideOngoingLyttonsville Place BridgeUpdate: Crews will continue 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 14, 2018.
College ParkOn or about August 26, 2018Eastbound Campus Drive, between Regents Drive and Library LaneOn Sunday, August 26, 2018, starting at 5 p.m., crews will be closing the eastbound lane of Campus Dr., between Regents Drive and Library Lane in preparation for upcoming construction.  The work is anticipated to be complete by 7 a.m.
Greater Lyttonsville / WoodsideMonday, August 20, 2018Rosermary Hills Elementary SchoolTree clearing on Rosemary Hills Elementary School property will begin on, or about, Monday, August 20, 2018. Tree clearing will occur during week days from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. through August 31, 2018 (prior to the start of the 2018-2019 school year). Tree clearing will occur on weekends from  7 a.m. to 7 p.m starting August 25, 2018 through all weekends in September. *This removal of trees in forested areas will occur slightly outside of the Purple Line project's normal tree-clearing period of September 1st to April 1st in order to accommodate a request from the Rosemary Hills Elementary School for tree-clearing activity to occur before the school year to allay the school's concerns regarding safety and disruption. In response to the School's request, MDOT MTA has requested and received the Federal Transit Administration's authorization for tree-clearing to take place in August. http://www.purplelinemd.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=137&Itemid=258&lang=en
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.
Glenridge / New Carrollton MetroMonday, July 30, 2018Veterans Parkway between Riverdale Rd. and Annapolis Rd.Beginning on or about July 30, 2018, the southbound righthand lane on Veterans Pkwy. between Riverdale Rd. and Annapolis Rd. will be closed long-term for construction.
Riverdale ParkMonday, August 6, 2018Eastbound along East West Hwy, between Kenilworth Ave. and Mustang Dr.Beginning on or about August 6, 2018, the eastbound righthand lane on East-West Hwy., between Kenilworth Ave. and Mustang Dr. will be closed long-term for 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.
Silver SpringOct. 1, 2017Future CCTThe CCT is currently closed to public access between Woodmont Ave. in Bethesda and Talbot Ave. in Silver Spring.
Greater Lyttonsville / WoodsideOct. 1, 2017Future CCTThe CCT is currently closed to public access between Woodmont Ave. in Bethesda and Talbot Ave. in Silver Spring.
Bethesda / Chevy ChaseOct. 25, 2017Future CCTThe CCT is currently closed to public access between Woodmont Ave. in Bethesda and Talbot Ave. in Silver Spring.