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Eisenhower Avenue is a rapid transit station on the Yellow Line of the Washington Metro in Alexandria, Virginia. Opened on December 17, 1983, it is the southernmost stop in Alexandria.

Location

The station is located at Eisenhower Avenue near Stovall Street, next to the Capital Beltway and the Hoffman Town Center entertainment complex. The station provides connections to Metro's REX (Richmond Highway Express) bus service and the DASH bus service run by the city of Alexandria.

Notable places nearby

    • Albert V. Bryan US Courthouse
    • American Trucking Association
    • Capital Beltway
    • Strayer University (Alexandria Campus)
    • United States Patent and Trademark Office

History

Originally scheduled to open in summer 1982, its opening was delayed due to both unavailability of new subway cars and the lack of a test track. Construction of the station was complete by summer 1982, and in September 1983 Metro announced the station would open that December as the new cars would be ready for service. The station opened on December 17, 1983. Its opening coincided with the completion of 4.2 miles (6.8 km) of rail between National Airport and Huntington and the opening of the Braddock Road, Huntington and King Street – Old Town stations.

Station layout

Eisenhower Avenue station is one of only two elevated side-platform stations in the system, with the other being West Hyattsville. Access to each platform is provided by a pair of escalators and an elevator.

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