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Weekend work will affect service on 11 subway lines

September 6, 2013 11:01:43 AM PDT
Many New York City subway riders will need alternate ways to get around this weekend, as the MTA will be doing repair and maintenance work on 11 subway lines.

The affected lines are the 1, 5, 6, A, C, F, G, L, N, Q, and R.

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

For more information on the 2010-2014 Capital Program log on to http://www.mta.info/capital

Customers who rely on these lines should allow for additional travel time.

1

From 11:30 p.m. Friday, September 6 to 5 a.m. Monday, September 9, there is no 1 train service between 137th Street and 242nd Street in either direction due to brick arch repair at 168th Street and 181st Street. 1 service operates between South Ferry and 137th Street only. Customers may use free shuttle buses:

? Between 137th Street and 168th Street ? Between 168th Street and 191st Street (and the M3) ? Between 207th Street and 242nd Street

Customers may transfer between buses and trains at 137th Street (1), 168th Street (A) and 207th Street (A) stations. For Dyckman Street and 207th Street, customers may use nearby A stations. Transfer is available between the 1 and A trains at 59th Street-Columbus Circle.

5

From 5:45 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday, September 7 and from 7:45 a.m. to 7 p.m., Sunday, September 8, Dyre Avenue-bound 5 trains run express from East 180th Street to Dyre Avenue due to track tie block and surface replacement north of Morris Park and cable work north of Baychester Avenue.

5

From 6 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday, September 7 and from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., Sunday, September 8, 5 trains run every 20 minutes between Dyre Avenue and Bowling Green due to track tie block and surface replacement north of Morris Park and cable work north of Baychester Avenue.

6

From 5:45 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday, September 7 and Sunday, September 8, Pelham Bay Park-bound 6 trains run express from Hunts Point Avenue to Parkchester due to electrical work at Elder Avenue and rail work north of Whitlock Avenue.

A

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, September 6 to 6:30 a.m. Saturday, September 7, from 11:45 p.m. Saturday, September 7 to 6:30 a.m. Sunday, September 8, and from 11:45 p.m. Sunday, September 8 to 5 a.m. Monday, September 9, Far Rockaway-bound A trains run express from 59th Street-Columbus Circle to Canal Street due to cable work north of Jay Street-MetroTech.

A

From 3:45 a.m. Saturday, September 7 to 10 p.m. Sunday, September 8, Lefferts Blvd-bound A trains skip 104th Street and 111th Street due to track panel work at Lefferts Boulevard.

C

From 6:30 a.m. to 11 p.m., Saturday, September 7, and Sunday, September 8, Euclid Avenue-bound C trains run express from 59th Street-Columbus Circle to Canal Street due to cable work north of Jay Street-MetroTech.

F

From 9:45 p.m. Friday, September 6 to 5 a.m. Monday, September 9, Jamaica-bound F trains are rerouted via the M line from 47th-50th Sts to Queens Plaza due to station work at Lexington Avenue-63rd Street for the Second Avenue Subway project. F trains run express from Queens Plaza to Roosevelt Avenue.

F

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, September 6 to 5 a.m. Monday, September 9, Coney Island-bound F trains are rerouted via the A line from West 4th Street to Jay Street-MetroTech due to cable work north of Jay Street-MetroTech.

*** FIX & FORTIFY Sandy recovery work for 12 non-consecutive weekends beginning July 8 until the end of 2013: Fix & Fortify work will repair the under river Greenpoint tube and the delicate equipment that was submerged, while reinforcing the system to make it less vulnerable to future severe weather events.

G

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, August 16 to 5 a.m. Monday, August 19, 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

*** L

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, September 6 to 5 a.m. Monday, September 9, there is no L train service between Lorimer Street and Myrtle-Wyckoff Aves due to track tie renewal at Lorimer Street and Graham Avenue. L trains operate in two sections: ? Between 8th Avenue and Lorimer Street ? Between Myrtle-Wyckoff Avs and Rockaway Parkway ? Free shuttle buses provide alternate service between Lorimer Street and Myrtle-Wyckoff Avs.

*** FIX & FORTIFY Sandy Recovery Work

N, R (Montague Tubes Closed)

At all times beginning 11:30 p.m. Friday, September 6 until October 2014, there are no N or R trains running between Court Street in Brooklyn and Whitehall Street in Manhattan. Late night N and weekend R service are rerouted over the Manhattan Bridge. ? No N or R trains in either direction at Jay Street-MetroTech, Court Street, Whitehall Street, Rector Street, Cortlandt Street and City Hall. ? Late night R shuttle in Brooklyn is unaffected.

N

From 11:45 p.m. Friday, September 6 to 5 a.m. Monday, September 9, Coney Island-bound N trains are rerouted via the D line from 36th Street to Stillwell Avenue due to track panel work south of 8th Avenue. ? Trains stop at New Utrecht Avenue-62nd Street ? For 45th, 53rd, and 59th Streets, customers should take the R instead.

Q

From 10:45 p.m. Friday, September 6 to 5 a.m. Monday, September 9, 57th St-7th Ave-bound Q trains run express from Sheepshead Bay to Newkirk Plaza due to station component work at Cortelyou Road, Beverley Road and Parkside Avenue.

Q

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


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