Second Avenue Subway project

Second Avenue Subway

CBS 2 Exclusive: Progress Moves Ahead For Phase One Of Second Avenue Subway

The Second Avenue Subway will mark the first major expansion of the New York City subway system in 50 years. CBS 2’s Andrea Grymes got an exclusive underground look at progress on phase one of the project.

05/01/2014

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

Big Daddy's on Second Avenue (credit: Eileen Lehpamer/1010 WINS)

UES Diner Faces Major Challenges During 2nd Avenue Construction Project

Big Daddy’s, which is located at Second Avenue and 83rd Street, was fined a total of $3,000 and ordered to close for five consecutive days for operating an outdoor cafe, violating a rule that came about in 2009 for the subway project.

08/23/2012

(credit: CBS 2)

Report: High Levels Of Silica Dust Found At 2nd Avenue Subway Construction Site

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration found three times the permissible level of silica underground at the site at 69th Street and Second Avenue during an inspection last November.

03/19/2012

Gary Russo sings a song at the corner of Second Avenue and 73rd Street on Aug. 2, 2011 (credit: Stan Brooks/1010 WINS)

Construction Worker Serenades Crowds At 2nd Avenue Subway Project

For the past two weeks, construction worker Gary Russo has carted his karaoke kit from his home in Queens to sing some Frank Sinatra and Bobby Darin classics during his 30-minute lunch break.

08/02/2011