Rockville and Shady Grove Metro Station Construction - Reopening January 16th

Bus stop relocations for Rockville Station - West side temporary bus stops remain in operation until February

The Rockville and Shady Grove Metro stations will close for four months from September 11 through mid-January 2022  to allow work crews to demolish and replace the concrete canopy at the Rockville Metro station. Metro announced on November 3, 2021 a delay in the reopening of Shady Grove and Rockville stations for the Rockville Canopy Replacement Project. The completion date was originally December 11, 2021.
Work on the project was halted to allow Metro to bring additional trains into service from the Shady Grove Rail Yard to address the railcar shortage caused by the removal of Metro’s 7000-series fleet. Additional quality control issues with the canopy’s glass fiber reinforced concrete (GFRC) panels are also impacting the project schedule. Free bus shuttle service will continue to operate at Shady Grove, Rockville and Twinbrook stations throughout the project.

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 January 2022. 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 | Reubicaci├│n temporal de parada de autob├║s (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 T3
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 to Twinbrook

WMATA Shuttle to Shady Grove
Bus Stop T8
Effective September 11: Bus Stop T4

Bus Stop G

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 stops G and T4
  3. Shady Grove temporary bus stops T1 and T2

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 mid-January 2022.