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Metro track work to affect Red, Blue, Orange, Green lines this week

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Metro will be advancing track work on four of its five lines this week during off-peak hours. During the work, trains will single-track along parts of the Red, Blue, Orange and Green lines.

In all instances, Work will take place between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. and after 10 p.m. and customers should add about 10 to 15 minutes to their commutes.

Metro says this is the last week of midday track work before its spring break.

Here's a rundown of what to expect, courtesy of WMATA:

Red Line
Monday through Thursday, beginning at 10 p.m. each night, Red Line trains will single track between Van Ness and Medical Center for NTSB-recommended track circuit module replacement and between New York Avenue and Rhode Island Avenue to allow for DDOT bridge repairs. Trains will operate every 30-35 minutes. Customers should allow 15 minutes of additional travel time.

Orange Line
Monday through Friday, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day, Orange Line trains will single track between Vienna and West Falls Church to allow for rail fastener, tie and insulator renewal. Customers should expect minor delays.

Also, Monday through Thursday, beginning at 10 p.m. each night, Orange Line trains will single track between East Falls Church and West Falls Church to allow for testing associated with the Dulles rail extension, and between Eastern Market and Stadium-Armory for platform rehabilitation and repairs to the aerial track. Customers should allow 10 minutes of additional travel time.

Blue Line
Monday through Thursday, beginning at 10 p.m. each night, Orange Line trains will single track between Eastern Market and Stadium-Armory for platform rehabilitation and repairs to the aerial track. Customers should allow 10 minutes of additional travel time.

Green Line
Monday through Friday, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day, trains will single track between College Park and Greenbelt for rail, fastener, tie and insulator renewal. Customers should allow about 10 minutes of additional travel time.

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