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Weekend repair work affecting 16 subway lines

July 13, 2013 12:02:17 PM PDT
New York City subway riders are facing service disruptions this weekend as the MTA carries out capital construction work on the subway system.

This work is part of NYC Transit's ongoing Capital Rebuilding Program aimed at upgrading and maintaining the tracks, stations and signal systems.

The project is affecting 16 subway lines: the 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, A, C, D, E, F, G, J, M, N, Q, and R lines.

1 From 11:30 p.m. Friday, July 12 to 5 a.m. Monday, July 15, there is no 1 train service between 137th Street and 242nd Street due to brick arch repair at 168th and 181st Streets and station work at Dyckman Street.

? For service between 137th Street and 168th Street, use free shuttle buses. ? For service between 168th Street and 191st Street, use M3 or free shuttle buses. ? For Dyckman Street and 207th Street, use nearby A stations. ? For stations between 207th Street and 242nd Street, take the A to 207th Street and transfer to free shuttle buses, which make all 1 station stops between 207th Street and 242nd Street.

3 From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, July 13 to 5 a.m. Monday, July 15, 3 trains operate to and from New Lots Avenue all weekend due to switch replacement work south of Wall Street.

4 From 11:45 p.m. Friday, July 12 to 5 a.m. Monday, July 15, there are no 4 trains between New Lots Avenue and Brooklyn Bridge due to switch replacement work south of Wall Street. Customer should take the 3, N, Q and R trains.

? 4 trains operate between Woodlawn and Brooklyn Bridge, running local in both directions between 125th Street and Brooklyn Bridge. ? 3 service is extended to New Lots Avenue all weekend.

4 From 11:45 p.m. Friday, July 12 to 5 a.m. Monday, July 15, southbound 4 trains skip 138th Street-Grand Concourse due to station painting.

5 From 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday, July 13 and Sunday, July 14, there is no 5 train service between Bowling Green and Grand Central-42nd Street due to switch replacement work south of Wall Street. Customers should take the 4 and/or the N, Q.

5 From 6 a.m. to 11 p.m., Saturday, July 13 and Sunday, July 14, southbound bound 5 trains skip 138th Street-Grand Concourse due to station painting.

7 From 5:45 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, July 13, Main Street-bound 7 trains run express from Queensboro Plaza to 74th Street-Roosevelt Avenue due to cable work between 33rd Street and 69th Street for Flushing CBTC.

A From 11:45 p.m. Friday, July 12 to 5 a.m. Monday, July 15, 207th Street-bound A trains are rerouted via the F line from Jay Street-MetroTech to West 4th Street, then run local to 59th Street-Columbus Circle due to asbestos abatement and cable work north of Jay Street-MetroTech.

C From 6:30 a.m. to 11 p.m., Saturday, July 13 and Sunday, July 14, 168th Street-bound C trains are rerouted via the F line from Jay Street-MetroTech to West 4th Street due to asbestos abatement and cable work north of Jay Street-MetroTech.

D From 11:45 p.m. Friday, July 12 to 6:30 a.m. Saturday, July 13, from 11:45 p.m. Saturday, July 13 to 6:30 a.m. Sunday, July 14 and from 11:45 p.m. Sunday, July 14 to 5 a.m. Monday, July 15, Coney Island-bound D trains run express from Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center to 36th Street due to track tie renewal at Union Street.

E From 11:45 p.m. Friday, July 12 to 5 a.m. Monday, July 15, Jamaica Center-bound E trains run express from Canal Street to 34th Street-Penn Station due to asbestos abatement and cable work north of Jay Street-MetroTech.

F From 11:15 p.m. Friday, July 12 to 5 a.m. Monday, July 15, Coney Island-bound F trains are rerouted via the M line after 36th Street, Queens to 47th-50th Sts due to station work at Lexington Avenue-63rd Street for the Second Avenue Subway Project.

Work to repair damage to the Greenpoint tube from Superstorm Sandy is affecting the following ines:

G From 11:45 p.m. Friday, July 12 to 5 a.m. Monday, July 15, there is no G train service between Court Square and Nassau Avenue. G trains operate between Nassau Avenue and Church Avenue. There is no G service at Greenpoint Avenue, 21st Street and Court Square.

Free shuttle buses operate on two routes: 1. Via Manhattan Avenue between Nassau Avenue G and Court Square 2. Via McGuinness Blvd between Lorimer Street L and Court Square Customers may transfer between: ? G trains and shuttle buses at Nassau Avenue ? L trains and shuttle buses at Lorimer Street ? E and 7 trains and shuttle buses at Court Square

*** J From 3:30 a.m. Saturday, July 13 to 10 p.m. Sunday, July 14, there is no J train service between Broadway Junction and Myrtle Avenue due to track panel installation at Kosciusko Street. J trains operate in two sections: ? Between Jamaica Center and Broadway Junction ? Between Chambers Street and Myrtle Avenue, and then rerouted via the M to Metropolitan Avenue.

Free shuttle buses operate between Broadway Junction and Myrtle Avenue, making stations stops at Chauncey Street, Halsey Street, Gates Avenue and Kosciusko Street. ? Transfer between J trains and free shuttle buses at Broadway Junction and/or Myrtle Avenue. ? Transfer between J and L trains at Myrtle-Wyckoff Avs and/or Broadway Junction.

M From 3:30 a.m. Saturday, July 13 to 10 p.m. Sunday, July 14, M service is suspended due to station renewal work at Fresh Pond Road, Forest, Seneca, Knickerbocker and Central Avenues. Customers should take the J trains making all M stops between Myrtle Avenue and Metropolitan Avenue. (See J entry.) (Note: At all times until late August 2013, M trains bypass Central Avenue in both directions due to station rehabilitation work at Central Avenue.)

N From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, July 13 to 5 a.m. Monday, July 15, N trains are rerouted via the R line in both directions between Canal Street and Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center due to general maintenance and prep work on the Manhattan Bridge prior to the Montague tube shutdown.

N From 11:45 p.m. Friday, July 12 to 6:30 a.m. Saturday, July 13, from 11:45 p.m. Saturday, July 13 to 6:30 a.m. Sunday, July 14 and from 11:45 p.m. Sunday, July 14 to 5 a.m. Monday, July 15, Coney Island-bound N trains run express from Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center to 36th Street due to track tie renewal at Union Street.

Q From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, July 13 to 5 a.m. Monday, July 15, Q trains are rerouted via the R line in both directions between Canal Street and DeKalb Avenue due to general maintenance and prep work on the Manhattan Bridge prior to the Montague tube shutdown.

Q From 10:45 p.m. Friday, July 12 to 5 a.m. Monday, July 15, Manhattan-bound Q trains run express from Sheepshead Bay to Prospect Park due to track panel installation at Sheepshead Bay.

Note: At all times until December 2013, Manhattan-bound Q platforms at Cortelyou Road, Beverley Road and Parkside Avenue are closed for station component work.

R From 6:30 a.m. to 11 p.m., Saturday, July 13 and Sunday, July 14, due to general maintenance and prep work on the Manhattan Bridge prior to the Montague tube shutdown, R trains are rerouted in both directions as follows: ? Via the D line between DeKalb Avenue and 47th-50th Sts ? Via the M line between 47th-50th Sts and Queens Plaza N trains make R stops between DeKalb Avenue and Lexington Avenue-59th Street during this time.

R From 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday, July 13 and Sunday, July 14, Bay Ridge-bound R trains run express from Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center to 36th Street due to track tie renewal at Union Street.

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