A social media post from the agency indicated that the final escalator replacement at the station is now underway.
Another escalator replacement was completed at Silver Spring Station yesterday! The final escalator replacement at the station is now underway. Stay tuned, and learn more: https://t.co/Q2HRtTJzXn #wmata pic.twitter.com/s58lqw7T88
— Metro Forward (@wmata) August 22, 2023
The replacement process, managed by escalator contractor KONE, was originally expected to take approximately eleven months in total. This project is part of Metro’s escalator replacement program, which will replace 130 escalators across 32 stations by the year 2028.
Photo Courtesy of WMATA