The entrance was closed in early September to facilitate the replacement of both escalators simultaneously.
— Metro (@wmata) January 15, 2023
Now that installation is complete, the north entrance will reopen, and work will begin to replace the three escalators at the south entrance. The entrance will remain open while the new escalators are installed one at a time. The construction process, completed by Metro’s contractor KONE, is expected to take approximately 11 months in total.
This project is part of Metro’s escalator replacement program, which will replace 130 escalators by the year 2028 across 32 stations.
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