WASHINGTON (AP) — Metro says it’s completed an eight-and-a-half month escalator replacement project at the Dupont Circle station.
The transit system on Sunday opened three new escalators at the station’s south entrance.READ MORE: Maryland Board Of Education Sets Benchmarks To Lift Schools Mask Mandates
Metro General Manager Richard Sarles says the project was necessary because the old escalators at the south entrance were among the least reliable in the system, and the original manufacturer had gone out of business.READ MORE: MGM National Harbor To Launch Sports Betting Thursday
Metro has a multi-year plan to improve escalator service. It plans to replace 94 escalators over the next seven years.MORE NEWS: Anne Arundel County Schools, Health Department Announce Four Additional Vaccine Clinics For Children
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