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Government Center to open in March

Official Government Center opening date is March 26.
Government Center, seen here in January, has been under construction since 2014. Metro File

The MBTAsaid Tuesday it plans to re-open Government Center, acritical downtown juncture, on March 26.

Frank Depaola, the T's general manager, announced the date in an interview with Comcast Newsmakers, according to The Boston Globe.

Government Center station, which connects the Blue and Green lines,has been closed for renovations since March of 2014.

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When it's done, the MBTAhas promised a"fully accessible, safer, modern, more comfortable facility" complete with new escalators and elevators, more vendors, LED signs and an expanded fare collection center.

Theonly public hiccup in the processcame when contractors had to remove and re-install more than 300faulty glass panels, but the T said at the time it wouldn't impact the opening.

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