Metro officials plan to close three red line stations in Bethesda for 14 weekends in 2016 to repair persistent leaks in the tunnels and to avoid a long-term shutdown of the red line that had been feared.
Metro says trains on the orange and red lines will be affected by weekend work.
Hundreds turned out to see acclaimed violinist Joshua Bell play at Union Station Tuesday.
Metro announced Monday it is partnering with American University to provide late-night Metrorail service from Navy Yard-Ballpark Station for fans attending post-season Nats games.
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The head of Metro announced Wednesday he is stepping down after four years at that post.
Metro says the orange, blue, red and green lines will be affected by weekend work.
Metro trains will run for an additional hour to accommodate crowds expected to attend the Washington Redskins game this week.
Five years after the catastrophic Metro Red Line crash that left nine people dead and dozens more injured, the transit system will once again be using computer-driven trains, according to a report from The Washington Post.
Metro says riders on some lines will wait longer for trains this weekend and that only the silver line is unaffected.