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Shutdown of four Red Line Metro stations Labor Day weekend

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Trains to follow Sunday schedule on Labor Day

metro logoMetro riders must board shuttles on part of the Red Line through Monday to allow for the continuation of a waterproofing pilot program to reduce leaks in tunnels and for maintenance work, spokesperson Ron Holzer said.

Holzer said the shutdown is scheduled for Sept. 2 through 4 and Sept. 9 and Sept. 10.

Buses replace trains between Twinbrook and Friendship Heights stations through closing Monday, officials said in a news release. White Flint, Grosvenor-Strathmore, Medical Center and Bethesda stations will be closed through Monday.

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State officials agree to reduce number of lanes at future White Flint intersection

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highway linesNORTH BETHESDA – The Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA) agreed to reduce the number of lanes at a future White Flint sector intersection last week as the county strives for a more walkable community.

The county originally planned reconstruction of the intersection at Old Georgetown Road and Hoya Street – part of the White Flint area development plans – with Old Georgetown Road as an eight-lane street to accommodate traffic.

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