NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — The No. 7 train could be pulling into a new station by February.
The New York Daily News reported that the Metropolitan Transportation Authority and the general contractor working on the subway line’s expansion into Manhattan’s far West Side have signed a pact that includes up to $4.75 million in incentive payments if the project is finished by Feb. 24.
The extension of No. 7 west from its current terminus at Times Square-42nd Street will create a new station at 34th Street and 11th Avenue.
Michael Horodniceanu, the MTA’s capital construction division president, told the Daily News the station will be very airy and modern. He said riders will be impressed.
The $2.4 billion project had originally been scheduled to open last December. The opening has been delayed since several more times.
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