Tag Archives: Grand Bridge Construction

Metro Will Reopen Grand MetroLink Station and MetroBus Stops on New Grand Bridge in August

We know many of you are excited and ready for Metro service to resume at the Grand Bridge. The transit-related construction work is progressing. Here’s the latest and pictures taken today. Metro Transit service will be restored to the Grand Bridge and the Grand MetroLink Station approximately one month following the opening of the bridge. […]

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Grand MetroLink Station Project Update: March 6

It’s time again for a Grand MetroLink Station project update, don’t you think? The mild weather we’ve been having has been a boon, but no construction project ever counts on the fine weather to last forever. So let’s talk about the project status element by element: The Platform: The platform is very close to being […]

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Construction Work Near MetroLink Stations Will Affect Evening Commuters

Ongoing construction work near two MetroLink stations will affect the evening commute times for some Red Line and Blue Line customers this week. Metro will operate trains on a single track three nights this week. Starting tonight, January 3, at 8 p.m. through the end of service tonight, Wednesday night, and Friday night, MetroLink will implement single track […]

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RIDER ALERT: Single Track Operations at Grand and East Riverfront Stations

UPDATE: East Riverfront Station single-track operations is cancelled for Wednesday, Dec. 21. Grand Bridge single track will continue as scheduled. In order to accommodate construction near two MetroLink Stations, Metro will operate trains on a single track three evenings this week. Tonight, tomorrow night, and Friday night, beginning at 8 p.m. through the end of service each […]

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New Steel Structures Come into View near MetroLink Station at Grand and Scott

If you’ve looked out the window from your MetroLink train as you pass the closed Grand Station, you may have noticed the landscape is changing and some new structures are coming into view. Recently, Metro contractors used a crane to lift and position the steel elevator towers on their pads. The construction activity is one of the first visible signs […]

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MetroLink Single Track Thursday and Friday to Accommodate Grand Bridge Construction

The contractor for the construction of the Grand Boulevard Bridge needs to perform work over the MetroLink alignment near the Grand Station later this week. In order to perform this work, MetroLink will single track at the Grand MetroLink Station this Thursday and Friday night beginning at 8 p.m. until the end of service. Here’s […]

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New park-ride lot at Grand Station

Grand MetroLink Station/Scott Transit Plaza – Progress as Promised

You know those “Progress as Promised” signs you sometimes see at big construction projects? Well, this blog post is Metro’s “progress as promised” sign on the Grand station project. If you ride MetroLink past the closed Grand stop, you may have noticed a lot of work progressing on the new park-ride lot. “Great,” you might […]

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RIDER ALERT: #70 Grand Bus Will Be Rerouted to Union Station Until the New Grand Bridge Project is Finished

Metro officials have announced the #70 Grand MetroBus Route will not return to the Grand MetroLink Station for the duration of the new Grand Bridge project. The #70 Grand MetroBus which has been rerouted to Union Station since May 23rd serves more passengers than any other MetroBus route.  All MetroLink customers who wish to board […]

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Grand MetroLink Station Will Remain Closed

The Grand MetroLink Station will not reopen on Monday, June 6, 2011, as planned. It will remain closed until further notice. Construction work on the Grand Bridge continues to restrict pedestrian traffic near the station and the safety of passengers at the station is Metro’s primary concern. MetroLink trains will continue to travel through the Grand Bridge construction […]

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Rider Alert: Construction Work Leads to Grand MetroLink Station Closure May 23 – June 5

Construction work on the new Grand Boulevard Bridge will force the temporary closure of the Grand MetroLink Station starting next week. The station will be closed from Monday, May 23, 2011 through Sunday, June 5, 2011. The station will reopen on Monday, June 6. During the closure, the #70 Grand MetroBus will be rerouted to […]

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