June 5, 2013
MTA New York City Transit senior staff visited the Montague Tubes on Monday, April 15, 2013. The tubes were flooded and sustained severe damage during Hurricane Sandy.
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I've never seen anything like this before from any MTA agency. It does help make their point as to how bad the damage is. One question - will this just be an item for item part replacement or will the tunnel pretty much be gutted and rebuilt with modern signal and other equipment? I would hope that with such a long shutdown that they would try to do it right. But I won't assume that.
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