News on NYC subway projects, including the Second Avenue subway

Get the latest news and information on NYC subway developments, such as the Second Avenue subway and the brand-new Fulton Center.

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    7 line extension

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    7 line extension

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    Montague tunnel

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    Greenpoint tunnel

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    Second Avenue subway

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    Second Avenue subway

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    Fulton Center

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    Fulton Center

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7 line extension

In the next few years, several long-delayed NYC subway projects will finally be realized. Get the scoop on some of these developments, including the Second Avenue subway—which is finally making real progress—the 7 line extension, and the Fulton Center, which will connect several NYC subway lines in the Financial District.


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7 line extension

The project: 7 line extension

The details: A new stop at 34th Street and Eleventh Avenue will be added to the Manhattan-Queens connector, in part to link the 26-acre Hudson Yards development with the rest of midtown.

Scheduled completion: June 2014

MTA New York City Transit senior staff including Senior Vice President of Subways Carmen Bianco, Vice President of Maintenance Joe Leader, Chief Infrastructure Officer Frank Jezycki, Chief Electrical Officer Wynton Habersham, and Chief Transportation Offi

The project: Repairs to the Greenpoint and Montague tunnels

The details: Expect service interruptions along these lines for the forseeable future: Electrical systems and signal equipment for both were damaged during Hurricane Sandy.

Scheduled completion: G train: TBD in 2014; R train: October 2014

Second Avenue subway

The project: Second Avenue subway

The details: The long-delayed line is coming along: The shells of stations at 96th, 86th and 72nd Streets have been created, and boring is completed on the tunnel connecting 63rd and 96th Streets.

Scheduled completion: Phase one (63rd St to 96th St) is set to open December 2016.

Fulton Center

The project: Fulton Center

The details: This $1.4 billion complex will eventually connect 11 subway lines, and will link with the new PATH station at the World Trade Center site, currently slated to open in 2015.

Scheduled completion: June 2014



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