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
Location450 F Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20001
Coordinates38°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 byWMATA
Platforms2 side platforms
ConnectionsBus transport Metrobus: 80, D6, P6, X2
Structure typeUnderground
Bicycle facilities18 racks
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Station codeB02
OpenedMarch 27, 1976; 44 years ago (March 27, 1976)
Passengers (2017)8,196 daily[1]Increase 0.6%
Preceding station WMATA Metro Logo.svg Washington Metro Following station
Gallery Place–Chinatown Red Line Union Station
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 WMATA Red.svg toward Grosvenor or Shady Grove (Gallery Place)
Eastbound WMATA Red.svg toward Silver Spring or 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 July 31, 2018.

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