Metro is using the long holiday weekend to make improvements to the rail system.
Metro reports that riders of the red, orange and blue lines should expect delays of up to 20 minutes this weekend.
Metro says it won’t conduct any maintenance work over the next four weekends because of the National Cherry Blossom Festival.
Metro introducing a new program to enhance rush hour and serve more customers, reduce crowding and provide new transfer-free travel opportunities.
Rail work continues all weekend for Metro which means more delays. Also, Metro will be open an hour early Saturday for one specific reason.
Metro will close two stations on the red line for weekend track work and single-track others. Riders need to prepare themselves for alternative methods of transportation or long delays.
Metro continues to rebuild the rail system over the weekend, causing frequent delays and some closings. Please read our breakdown before you leave the house.
Weekend metro travel will be affected by maintanance on the orange, red, yellow and green lines beginning Friday. Expect plenty of delays through Sunday, and resort back to this list of delays before heading out.
Blue an Orange line trains are experiencing seious delays due to a cracked rail at Rosslyn. Expect at least 15 minutes in delays if you are traveling on either of these lines.
Major track work will wreak havoc on Metro passengers on nearly every line this weekend. Single tracking, closed stations, bus shuttles from one station to another — beginning Friday night Metro will have all of it.