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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.

08/08/2012

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.

02/28/2012

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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.

02/21/2012

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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.

01/19/2012

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.

11/23/2011

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.

09/24/2011

Photo/Al Jones

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.

08/23/2011

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.

08/06/2011

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.

08/04/2011

Photo/Al Jones

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.

05/09/2011

Attorney Norman Siegal joined by 2nd Ave business owners. (Photo/Sonia Rincon)

Business Owners Protest 2nd Avenue Construction

The protesters, facing reduced foot traffic due to potential patrons avoiding construction, said it wasn’t enough for the MTA to promise what they called superficial improvements.

10/24/2010

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