Construction Alerts

Construction Alerts

Below is a list of ongoing construction in the Crystal City BID area.

Metropolitan Park: Construction on the first phase of HQ2 began in Winter 2020. If you have questions or concerns about the project you can email

1770 + 1550 Crystal Dr Update: In May 2019, JBG SMITH began the renovation of 1550 Crystal Drive to make way for an improved lobby and entry experience, as well as new street-facing retail. As a result, the 1550 Crystal Drive main lobby entrance on Crystal Drive will be closed. For your safety, the pedestrian access along the west side of Crystal Drive between 18th Street and 15th Street will also be closed. In addition, the south side of 15th Street will be closed to pedestrian traffic until Q3 2020. Morton's is closed until winter 2021 for construction. 

1770 + 1550 Crystal Dr Garage Construction: In February 2019, JBG SMITH began garage work below the future Central District Retail development. As a result, sections of the garage under 1550 Crystal Drive and 1770 Crystal Drive will be closed off and fencing will be installed on all levels to enclose and secure safe work areas.

2231 Crystal Drive Garage Renovation: Renovations to the parking garage at 2231 Crystal Drive began in March 2020 and are expected to last approximately 38 weeks. This is a large, full scale renovation including both structural and cosmetic upgrades.  There will be two phases for the entire project. Each phase is expected to last four to five months.

Clark Street Demolition: The contractor has completed construction activity and is completing remaining punch list items to close out the project.

Arlington Alert Email System: Sign up for Crystal City-Pentagon City transportation updates.

WMATA Alerts: Sign up for Metro Alerts.

General I-395 Construction and Lane Closures: Keep up to date on I-395 construction.