Second Avenue Subway

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.


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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 […]


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: Plates Covering Second Ave. Subway Blast Site Failed

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.


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Work Halted At 2nd Avenue Subway Site As Blast Investigation Under Way

Human error is being looked at as a possible cause of an underground explosion that rocked the Upper East Side Tuesday.


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.


Second Avenue subway blast (credit: MTA)

Second Avenue Subway Blasting Continues

Workers blasted through Manhattan schist rock to create what will be the future 72nd Street station.


The cavern that will ultimately house the 72nd Street Station. (credit: Metropolitan Transportation Authority)

New Photos Reveal More Of The Second Avenue Subway Dig

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.


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Manhattan Residents Raise Concerns Over 2nd Avenue Subway Project Blasting

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.


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MTA: 2nd Avenue Subway Construction Not A Danger To Your Health

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.


Second Avenue Subway Project (credit: MTA / Patrick Cashin)

Dust Complaints Lead To Temporary Halt Of Dynamite Use On Second Avenue Subway Construction

Officials say they’re trying to change their ventilation systems to limit the amount of smoke and debris blowing up from underground.


Second Avenue Subway Project (credit: MTA / Patrick Cashin)

Mixed Grades From Lawmakers, Neighborhood On Second Avenue Subway Project

The tunneling for the new Second Avenue Subway was finally completed this week, and residents and lawmakers are now weighing in on the progress of the project.


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Feds: Long-Delayed 2nd Avenue Subway Project May Not Be Done Until 2018

The $4 billion Second Avenue subway project might not be completed until 2018 — about 16 months later than the Metropolitan Transportation Authority had planned, according to a new government report.


Rep. Maloney Addresses Concrete Controversy On Second Avenue Subway Line

A concrete-testing lab allegedly faked results for concrete used for the Second Avenue subway line, as well as the Lincoln Tunnel, the new Yankee Stadium, and a LaGuardia Airport control tower.


Yankee Stadium is seen from Chopper 880 - Bronx, NY - Apr 13, 2010 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

New Hyde Park Concrete Lab Charged With Faking Test Results Of NYC Projects

A concrete-testing laboratory faked results for a LaGuardia Airport control tower, the new Yankee Stadium, the Lincoln Tunnel, a hospital and more than a dozen other projects around New York City, according to an indictment.


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Security Concerns Arise After Group Of Men Sneak Into Tunnel Near Second Avenue Subway Project

Rail riders are now more on edge than ever after two major security breaches over the weekend which come just days after officials warned that al-Qaeda could be targeting trains across the nation.