Second Avenue Subway

Fire Department personnel hoist an injured worker from the 2nd Avenue subway tunnel on Aug. 20, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Pipe Falls On 2nd Avenue Subway Worker 100 Feet Below Ground

The worker was about 100 feet below ground between two tunnels when a pipe fell on his leg, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority said.

08/20/2014

Adam Meagher proposes to Carolyn Grossman in the Second Avenue Subway on May 17, 2014. (credit: Marc A. Hermann/MTA New York City Transit)

Man Proposes To Girlfriend In Second Avenue Subway Tunnel

Adam Meagher and his girlfriend Carolyn Grossman are urban planners who participated in a preview tour of the Second Avenue Subway project this past Saturday.

05/20/2014

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

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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

A subway pulls into the Lexington Ave. 86th Street station (file/credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

MTA Outlines 20-Year Plan To Improve Service

Under 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.

10/03/2013

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

Opening of 2nd Avenue Subway Community Information Center, July 25, 2013. (credit: Ginny Kosola/WCBS 880)

MTA Unveils Second Avenue Subway Information Center On Upper East Side

The center will offer up-to-date information on the construction and feature interactive exhibits. It will also let residents get a feel for the coming subway line.

07/25/2013

Bob Schwartz, owner of Eneslow Shoes, at the announcement about 2nd Avenue Restaurant & Retail Week - May 31, 2013 (credit: Monica Miller / WCBS 880)

2nd Avenue Restaurant And Retail Week Kicks Off Saturday

Discounts and specials will be offered by 27 restaurants and 30 retailers of businesses and will run through June 8. They run from 66th Street to 97th Street.

05/31/2013

Second Avenue Subway Muck House

Second Avenue Subway ‘Muck Houses’ To Be Torn Down

The “muck houses” of the Second Avenue subway line are finally set to come down.

04/23/2013

Joseph Barone

Worker Recovering After Being Trapped For Hours Below Subway Site

The worker was pulled out shortly after 12:30 a.m. Wednesday and is being treated for various injuries including hypothermia.

03/20/2013

Trench Rescue

Firefighters Rescue Subway Construction Worker Trapped For 4 Hours In The Mud

There were some tense moments, but early Wednesday morning firefighters finally pulled a trapped Second Avenue Subway construction project worker out of the mud and to safety.

03/19/2013

2nd Avenue Subway blasting sign near 86th Street - New York, NY - Apr 9, 2012 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

MTA: Blasting For 72nd Street Second Avenue Subway Station Completed

The MTA said the final blast, which completed the excavation for a future elevator at the corner of 72nd Street and Second Avenue, took place around 4:30 p.m. on Feb. 28.

03/04/2013

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)

Second Avenue Subway Blasting Resumes At 72nd Street Station

On Thursday, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced that all blasting for the project will now be subject to more scrutiny and protections.

09/14/2012

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)

MTA: Second Avenue Subway Blasting To Resume Following Review Of Underground Explosion

Blasting had been halted following an Aug. 21 incident that spewed debris, blew out windows and rattled some Upper East Siders’ nerves. All blasting projects for the subway project will now be subject to more scrutiny and protections, the MTA said.

09/13/2012

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Actress Suing MTA After She Was Forced Out Of Her Home For Second Ave. Subway Construction

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A commercial actress said she was forced out of her apartment by the MTA and now wants them to pay her what they promised. Sally Ardrey was in the Wisk commercials […]

09/03/2012

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