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L'Enfant Plaza Station temporarily closed; Green/Yellow service suspended in Downtown DC

Monday, January 12, 2015


(Washington, DC) Metro Transit Police and fire department personnel are on scene at L'Enfant Plaza for smoke in the station.

The source of the smoke has not been determined. The station has been evacuated and is temporarily closed at this time.

Metro has activated tunnel fans to ventilate the area.

Service Information

  •         Green Line service is SUSPENDED between Navy Yard and Mt Vernon Square.
  •         Yellow Line service is SUSPENDED between Pentagon City and Mt Vernon Square.
  •         Blue/Orange/Silver line trains are BYPASSING L'Enfant Plaza (passing through the station without stopping).
  •         L'Enfant Plaza is closed.
  •         Riders should consider alternate travel options. To view bus options, use Metro's trip planner and select the "bus only" option. Expect significant delays.