NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — An overnight shutdown of three major subway lines is coming next week.
Beginning Monday, the A, C and E lines will shut down between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. The lines will be closed in both directions between 59th Street-Columbus Circle and Jay Street-Metrotech in Brooklyn.READ MORE: NYPD Investigating Pair Of Deadly Shootings In Queens
The lines will be closed for four consecutive nights for maintenance.READ MORE: Police: Man Stabbed In Head With Machete After Argument At Walmart In Kearny, N.J.
Crews will repair platforms, scrape peeling paint, install new lighting, clean tracks, repair defects and conduct critical inspections and repairs of signals and switches.
Officials said the overnight weekday work helps maintenance crews accomplish two months worth of work in less time.MORE NEWS: New York Weather: CBS2’s 9/25 Saturday Morning Forecast
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