East Side Access project

MTA Spokesperson: East Side Access Project Stalled By AmtrakAn MTA spokesperson said the delay is because Amtrack, which shares the rail junction, has not provided the necessary employees.
MTA Warns Of Delays On LIRR Due To East Side Access ProjectTwo of the four East River tunnels were shut down Friday night and won't reopen until 5 a.m. on Monday.
MTA Investigating Drill Bit Accident In Queens Subway TunnelThe Metropolitan Transportation Authority is trying to get to the bottom of a bizarre accident after a construction drill pierced a subway tunnel in Queens and brushed against a crowded train car.
Drill Bit Plows Into Subway Tunnel, Grazes Train Car In QueensAn enormous drill bit plowed right into a subway tunnel and grazed an occupied F Train in Queens on Thursday.
CBS 2 Exclusive: Queens Business Owner Claims East Side Access Project Caused Major DamageMarc Newman blames construction for the East Side Access Project -- an $11 billion new railroad, blasting and tunneling across Queens and under Manhattan -- with rattling and ripping apart his refrigerator business.
Completion, Cost Revised For East Side Access ProjectCompletion of the long-awaited project to link the Long Island Rail Road into Grand Central Terminal may now be 2023 and cost $10.7 billion.
MTA Outlines 20-Year Plan To Improve ServiceUnder the plan, much of the 109-year-old subway system would get an upgraded signal system similar to what's already is use on the L and 7 lines.
Queens City Councilman: LIRR East Side Access Project Is Too LoudA New York City Councilman joined residents of the Sunnyside section of Queens Saturday to protest the noise caused by the East Side Access construction project for the Long Island Rail Road.
LIRR Cancelling 5 Rush-Hour Trains For 4 Weeks As Part Of East Side Access ProjectWork on the Harold Interlocking switching complex in Queens begins Monday and will continue through Aug. 16.
East Side Access Project Work To Impact Evening LIRR Commute Long Island Rail Road riders will need to budget extra time into their evening commute as crews begin work Monday on a month-long project that will cancel and delay trains out of Penn Station.
New Price Tag For LIRR East Side Access Project More Than $8 BillionMetropolitan Transportation Authority officials also reiterated Monday that the new completion date for the project is August 2019. The East Side Access project was supposed to wrap up by 2016.
Key Part Of MTA's East Access Project Fast-Tracked The $7.4 billion mega project has been plagued with delays and far-off completion date, putting it on the back burner in the minds of many commuters.