Second Avenue Subway
The “muck houses” of the Second Avenue subway line are finally set to come down.
The worker was pulled out shortly after 12:30 a.m. Wednesday and is being treated for various injuries including hypothermia.
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.
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.
On Thursday, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced that all blasting for the project will now be subject to more scrutiny and protections.
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.
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Construction workers were blasting through rock to create an escalator for the Second Avenue subway when two 1,800-pound steel plates were lifted into the air, allowing debris to rain onto the street.
Human error is being looked at as a possible cause of an underground explosion that rocked the Upper East Side Tuesday.
Blasting along Manhattan’s still-under-construction 2nd Avenue subway line caused some damage Tuesday afternoon.
Workers blasted through Manhattan schist rock to create what will be the future 72nd Street station.
While some neighbors have complained about the blasting, the MTA has released new images showing progress in the construction of the long-awaited new subway line.
Residents on the Upper East Side claim vibrations from the regular blasting at the Second Avenue subway construction site is damaging their historic brownstone properties.
The new Second Avenue subway line is aimed at reducing overcrowding on the Lexington Avenue line but residents who live near the construction site are more concerned about dust and possible health problems.
Officials say they’re trying to change their ventilation systems to limit the amount of smoke and debris blowing up from underground.
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