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Metro SafeTrack Maintenance Program

During Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority's (WMATA) SafeTrack maintenance program over the next year, the Office of Human Resources (OHR) encourages both supervisors and employees to explore whether workplace flexibilities such as compressed work schedules, flexible work schedules, and telewo​rk may alleviate transportation issues. For more information regarding work schedule flexibilities, click here.

 
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Schedule information for the remaining SafeTrack surges between February and June 2017

Surges will resume February 11, 2017 with an 18-day surge on the Blue Line.

The SafeTrack program will conclude in late June, after which, Metro will shift to a regimen of preventative maintenance.

For details, please see the news release:
https://www.wmata.com/about/news/safetrack-schedule-2017.cfm

Review the information and links below for more details about each surge project and potential impacts on your commute.

2017 Schedule

DateDurationLinesImpactArea Affected
February 11 - 28 2017
18 days Blue Line A section of the Blue Line will be shut down (no trains) between Rosslyn and Pentagon. Blue Line trains will operate between Franconia-Springfield and Reagan National Airport only.Rosslyn - Pentagon
March 4 - April 9 2017
37 days Yellow Line Blue Line Continuous single tracking will significantly reduce Yellow and Blue Line service.Braddock Road - Huntington/Van Dorn Street
April/May 2017 (Dates TBD)

Green Line Continuous single tracking on the Green Line between Greenbelt and College Park. Exact dates will be announced in March.College Park-Greenbelt
May/June 2017 (Dates TBD)
Orange Line Continuous single tracking will significantly reduce Orange Line Service. Exact dates will be announced in April.Minnesota Ave - New Carrollton
June 2017 (Dates TBD)
Red Line Continuous single tracking will significantly reduce Red Line service north of Grosvenor. Exact dates will be announced in May.Shady Grove - Twinbrook
To see the detailed schedule, click here.

2016 Completed Schedule

DateDurationLinesImpactArea Affected
June 4 - 1613 days Orange Line Silver Line Continuous Single Track East Falls Church to Ballston
June 18 - July 316 days Orange Line Blue Line Silver Line Line Segment Shutdown Eastern Market to Minnesota Ave & Benning Road
July 5 - 11
*Starts 8pm July 5
7 days Yellow Line Blue Line Line Segment Shutdown National Airport to Braddock Road
July 12 - 187 days Yellow Line Blue Line Line Segment Shutdown Pentagon City to National Airport
July 20 - 3112 days Orange Line Silver Line Continuous Single Track East Falls Church to Ballston
August 1 - 77 days Red Line Continuous Single Track Takoma to Silver Spring
August 9 - 2113 days Red Line Continuous Single Track; weekend line segment shutdown Shady Grove to Twinbrook
August 27 - September 1116 days Yellow Line Blue Line Continuous Single Track; weekend line segment shutdown Franconia-Springfield to Van Dorn Street
September 15 - October 2642 days Orange Line Continuous Single Track; weekend line segment shutdown Vienna to West Falls Church
October 29 - November 22
25 days
Red Line Line Segment Shutdown Fort Totten to NoMa
November 28 - December 2124 days
Orange Line Silver Line Continuous Single Track East Falls Church to West Falls Church

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