Metro: Foggy Bottom-GWU Station Reopens
UPDATE (3:45 p.m.): Nothing hazardous was found in the suspicious package, D.C. police officials said. All the roads are now clear and open to regular traffic.
UPDATE (3:40 p.m.): As of 3:33 p.m., Metro reopened the Foggy Bottom station to passengers.
UPDATED: (3:10 p.m.): D.C. police have closed 23rd St. from G to I Streets and I St.
from 21st 23rd streets in Northwest because of the suspicious package.
UPDATED (3:05 p.m.): The Foggy Bottom remains closed at the request of the D.C. police because of the suspicious package outside, Metro says. Trains are running through the station but not stopping.
Shuttle buses are running between the Rosslyn and Farragut West stations. But Metro warns that related traffic and street closures associated will make it hard for them to get to the station.
Customers are advised to consider using Farragut West on the Orange and Blue Lines if they're traveling toward New Carrollton and Largo Town Center.
ORIGINAL POST (2:45 p.m.): Metro reports that Foggy Bottom-GWU Station is closed due to a report of a suspicious package outside the station. Shuttle bus service has been requested. The transit agency warns riders to expect delays in both directions.
September 29, 2009; 2:45 PM ET
Categories: Advisories , Commuting | Tags: Metro, Orange Line, WMATA
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