From 10:50A > 12:45PM Switch Component defect (heel block bolt) identified at 10:50A at 🟡🟢 Mt. Vernon Sq switch 5A leading from outbound to center track requiring 15 MPH restrictions and removing the center track from service

10:50A Track Inspectors identified defective heel block bolt on switch 5A on the outbound track (E1 34+50)

10:58A Speed restrictions implemented from 🟡🟢 Mt Vernon Sq > 🟡🟢 Shaw-Howard Univ and Mt. Vernon Sq trains (35X) instructed to turn around at U St.

11:55A Emergency Response Team arrives at Mt. Vernon Sq.

12:12P Third Rail fails to de-energize on the center track (Track 3)

12:22P Mt. Vernon Sq trains (35X) instructed to turn around at 🟡🟢 Georgia Av

12:33P Emergency Response Team begins work

12:35P Emergency Response Team completes work and removes speed restriction