Riders are encouraged to use the Farragut North station to lessen crowding at the Dupont Circle station – one of Metro’s busiest – during the upgrades.
Technicians are on their way to Foggy Bottom to check the escalator, which will likely be up and running again in two hours, Metro spokesman Dan Stessel said.
Repairs to the Foggy Bottom Metro station that began in January are estimated for completion in 2012. The upgrades include replacements of all three escalators at the station, as well as installation of a staircase and canopy. The Hatchet reported in January that Metro officials estimated the project would take about a year to complete, […]
Metro will begin updating the Foggy Bottom Metro station as part of a $177 million rehabilitation of Metrorail’s Red Line this fall.
The Foggy Bottom Metro station will receive new escalators, a staircase and a canopy over the entrance as part of a $177 million Red Line rehabilitation project. Though the station is not on the Red Line, the updates were included because of necessity, said Metro spokeswoman Taryn McNeil. The Blue Line phase of the Metro […]