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Rockville and Shady Grove Metro Station Construction and Closures

Bus stop relocations for Rockville Station

The Rockville and Shady Grove Metro stations will close for three months from September 11 through December 4, 2021 to allow work crews to demolish and replace the concrete canopy at the Rockville Metro station.

To bypass the station closures, consider using the Twinbrook, White Flint, or Grosvenor-Strathmore Stations instead.

Be prepared for loud noise and changes in traffic and pedestrian access throughout construction.

Learn more about the project on the WMATA website.

Frequently asked questions about the project

Rockville Station Kiss & Ride Lot

Please use the East Kiss & Ride Lot.  See Kiss & Ride Lot map (PDF).

Expect disruptions to Kiss & Ride and other station amenities through December 30, 2021. Vehicles parked in marked construction zones will be subject to towing. If your vehicle is towed, please call Metro Transit Police at 202-962-2121.

Rockville Station Pedestrian Tunnel

The pedestrian tunnel between the east and west side of the Rockville Station will remain open during construction.

Rockville Station Temporary Bus Stops

Flyer: Temporary Bus Stop Relocation | Reubicación temporal de parada de autobús (PDF)

Bus stops on the west side of the station are temporarily closed.

Bus stops are relocated to the West Kiss & Ride Lot, East side bus bays, and Rockville Pike during this time. Ride On Real Time bus bay information for the Rockville Station will be incorrect for the Rockville Station west side stops.

Bus route Uses this temporary stop
Flex to Rockville Bus Stop T2
Route 44 to Twinbrook Bus Stop T2
Route 46 to Medical Center / Montgomery College - Rockville Bus Stop T1
Route 47 to Bethesda Bus Stop T5
Effective September 11: Bus Stop T4
Route 54 to Lakeforest Transit Center Bus Stop T4
Effective September 11: Bus Stop T5
Route 55 to Germantown Transit Center Bus Stop T6
Route 56 to Lakeforest Transit Center Bus Stop T5
Route 63 to Shady Grove Bus Stop T4
Effective September 11: Bus Stop T5
Route 81 to White Flint Bus Stop T2
Route 101 to Medical Center Bus Stop T1
Route 101 to Lakeforest Transit Center Bus Stop G
Metrobuses Q1, Q2, Q5, Q6 to Shady Grove Bus Stop G
Metrobuses Q1, Q2, Q4 to Silver Spring Bus Stop A (East side)
Metrobuses Q5, Q6 to Wheaton Bus Stop A (East side)
WMATA Shuttle Bus Stop T7 and T8
Effective September 11: Bus Stop T4

Rockville Station Temporary Bus Stop Map

See Temporary Bus Stop Map effective September 11, 2021 (image file)

Map of temporary bus stops at the Rockville Metro Station

Twinbrook Station Temporary Bus Stops

The Route 5 is relocated to Bay A during the Rockville station closure.

Shuttle buses

Free shuttle buses will replace trains and take riders to and from the closed stations (between Shady Grove and Twinbrook stations). See shuttle bus service details.

Shuttle buses will pick up/drop off at:

  1. Twinbrook bus bays B & C
  2. Rockville temporary stop T7 and T8 (Effective September 11: temporary stop T5)
  3. Shady Grove West Kiss & Ride Lot

Rail Service at Rockville and Shady Grove Stations

Metrorail service will be unavailable at the Rockville and Shady Grove Stations. Red Line trains will operate normal service between Glenmont and Twinbrook only. MARC and Amtrak service will operate at Rockville with no service disruption.

MARC and Amtrak will operate normally at the Rockville Station

Parking is free at the Rockville and Shady Grove Metro stations from September 11 through December 4, 2021.

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