Blasting

(credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Final Blast Complete For Phase One Of Second Avenue Subway Project

The Second Avenue Subway project is ready to go into its second phase.

11/23/2013

Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) (credit: maloney.house.gov)

Rep. Maloney: Second Avenue Subway Project Must Be Completed On Time

U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) on Monday gave the overall progress on the Second Avenue Subway project a B plus.

07/29/2013

Final Blasting of East Side Access (credit: MTA)

WATCH: Earth Under Manhattan Goes Kaboom For Final Blast Of East Side Access

The MTA says over 857,000 cubic yards of rock have been removed to create the new caverns and tunnels under Manhattan.

04/09/2013

Workers at the scene of a blast on 72nd Avenue and 2nd Avenue following a blast gone awry on Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Blasting Goes Awry Along 2nd Avenue Subway; Buildings, Sidewalk Damaged

Blasting along Manhattan’s still-under-construction 2nd Avenue subway line caused some damage Tuesday afternoon.

08/21/2012