Judiciary Square station

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Judiciary Square
WMATA Metro Logo.svg WMATA Red.svg rapid transit station
Judiciary Square Metro Station 2012.JPG
Location 450 F Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001
Coordinates 38°53′46″N 77°01′00″W / 38.896084°N 77.016643°W / 38.896084; -77.016643Coordinates: 38°53′46″N 77°01′00″W / 38.896084°N 77.016643°W / 38.896084; -77.016643
Owned by WMATA
Line(s) Red Line Red Line
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Connections Bus transport Metrobus: 80, D6, P6, X2
Structure type Underground (cut and cover)
Bicycle facilities 18 racks
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Station code B02
Opened March 27, 1976; 41 years ago (March 27, 1976)
Passengers (2016) 8,147 daily [1]Decrease 7.19%
Preceding station   WMATA Metro Logo.svg Washington Metro   Following station
toward Shady Grove
Red Line
toward Glenmont

Judiciary Square is a Washington Metro station in Washington, D.C. on the Red Line.

Judiciary Square is located in Northwest, with entrances at 4th and D Street and 5th and F Street. It serves the many courthouses and municipal buildings in the area. The 5th and F Street entrance is in the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial, as the monument is built around the escalator and elevators. The 4th and D Street entrance is closed on weekends. Service began on March 27, 1976. This station is also the birthplace of the Metro, as the initial groundbreaking was held here on December 9, 1969.

During a September 2012 refurbishment of the station, new signage was installed. Similar signage can be found at the Gallery Place, NoMa – Gallaudet University, Morgan Boulevard, Grosvenor-Strathmore, and Largo Town Center stations.

Station layout[edit]

G Street Level Exit/ Entrance
Platform level
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Westbound Red Line Red Line toward Shady Grove (Gallery Place)
Eastbound Red Line Red Line toward Glenmont (Union Station)
Side platform, doors will open on the right

The station has 2 tracks with 2 side platforms, each of which has a platform-level faregate and an elevator directly to the surface at the entrance for the National Building Museum.

Notable places nearby[edit]


  1. ^ "Metrorail Average Weekday Passenger Boardings" (PDF). WMATA. Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority. Retrieved 23 April 2017. 

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