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Expect Metro delays due to track work

Several Metro projects will slow your travels on the rail system during this week. Here's a roundup:

Red Line: Work on the deteriorated platform at Rockville Station continues this week as part of the Red Line rehabilitation project. Trains will share one location between Shady Grove and Twinbrook stations from 10 p.m. until closing Monday through Thursday. Riders traveling between the New York Avenue and Rhode Island Avenue stations should add at least 20 minutes to their travel times because of track work from 10 p.m. until closing Monday through Thursday.

Blue Line: Riders between the Stadium-Armory and Addison Road stations should add at least 30 minutes Monday through Thursday after 10 p.m. for track work. Between Franconia-Springfield and Van Dorn Street, add 30 minutes from 10 p.m. to closing Monday and Tuesday. Crews will be welding new rail.

Orange Line: Add 20 minutes for travel between Clarendon and Ballston from 10 p.m. until closing Monday through Thursday while crews install cables to extend cellphone coverage.

By Michael Bolden  | October 18, 2010; 6:55 PM ET
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