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NY MTA's Second Avenue Subway opens for service

Will provide service from 96th Street to 63rd Street and serve more than 200,000 people per day, reducing overcrowding on the Lexington Avenue Line and restoring a transit link to a neighborhood that lost the Second Avenue elevated subways in 1940.

N.Y MTA subway project reaches major milestone

All blasting operations for Phase 1 of the Second Avenue Subway Project are complete and heavy construction to excavate and create the 96th St station reached substantial completion.

MTA awards 10th Second Ave. Subway contract

Valued at approximately $208.3 million, the contract was awarded to the 86th Street Constructors Joint Venture, a joint venture of Schiavone Construction Co. LLC and John P. Picone Inc.

N.Y. subway work halted after blast goes awry

MTA officials said the area at the northwest corner of 72nd Street and Second Avenue was not equipped to handle the force of the blast, which sent debris flying into the street.