RTA Restores Service on Blue/Green Line Sunday Following Construction Project

Oct 1, 2021

CLEVELAND, OH --- The Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (RTA) is restoring service on the Blue/Green Line effective Sunday, October 3 after an eight-week shutdown due to a track construction project between Buckeye-Woodhill Station and Shaker Square. Customers can expect a smoother ride with the completion of the project.

During the project, RTA’s engineering and construction team replaced:

  • 7,000 rail road ties
  • 29,600 e-clip fasteners
  • 54,800 spikes
  • 27,400 feet of rail
  • 12 turnouts

Project cost was $8 million. The last time this section of track was repaired was in the early 1980's.


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