Subway Maintenance to Disrupt 14 Lines This Weekend

By Carla Zanoni on January 10, 2013 4:14pm | Updated on January 11, 2013 4:38pm

 Straphangers will need to navigate weekend changes along the 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, A, C, F, G,  J, M, Q and S over the weekend on Jan. 11-13, 2013.
Straphangers will need to navigate weekend changes along the 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, A, C, F, G,  J, M, Q and S over the weekend on Jan. 11-13, 2013.
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NEW YORK CITY — Straphangers navigating the subway system this weekend should brace themselves as the MTA has scheduled maintenance work for 14 lines over the weekend.

Temporary changes along the 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, A, C, F, G,  J, M, Q and S begin Friday evening through early Monday morning.
 
Rector Street-bound 1 trains skip 238th Street, 231st Street and 225th Street due to track panel installation north of 231st Street from 3:45 a.m. Saturday until 9 p.m. Sunday.

242nd Street-bound 1 trains will skip Dyckman Street due to floor tile installation at Dyckman Street and some uptown 1 trains will terminate at 137th Street Saturday and Sunday due to track panel installation.

On the 2 train line, service operates in two sections due to track panel installation north of Bronx Park East between Flatbush Avenue and East 180th Street, and between East 180th Street and 241st Street.

Customers may transfer between trains at East 180th Street as 2 trains are rerouted to Dyre Avenue at East 180th Street.
 
2 Train service will operate between Franklin Avenue and New Lots Avenue due to switch replacement at Utica Avenue.

3 service operates between 148th Street and Franklin Avenue and via the 2 line between Franklin Avenue and Flatbush Avenue with free shuttle buses operating in two segments between Franklin Avenue and New Lots Avenue.
 
Customers may transfer between trains and free shuttle buses at Franklin Avenue.
 
The 3 train will operate between 148th Street and Times Square-42nd Street.

No 4 trains will run between Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center and New Lots Avenue, due to switch replacement at Utica Avenue. Service will operate between Woodlawn and Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center. 

Take 2 or 3 trains between Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center and Franklin Avenue with free shuttle buses operating in two segments between Franklin Avenue and New Lots Avenue.

4 trains operate local in both directions between 125th Street and Grand Central-42nd Street stations due to signal work between 42nd Street-Grand Central and 59th Street and track work near 86th Street.
 
Service is suspended on the 5 train line due to signal work, between 42nd Street and 59th Street and track work near 86th Street. Customers should take the 2 and/or 4 train instead.
 
There will be no 7 train service between Times Square-42nd Street and Queensboro Plaza 11:45 p.m. Friday to 11 to 5 a.m. Monday (and over the next 10 weekends).

Customers may take the E, N, Q and S (42nd Street shuttle) and free shuttle buses as alternatives.

Manhattan-bound A trains skip Rockaway Avenue and Ralph Avenue due to platform area rehab at Utica Avenue at varying hours throughout the weekend (check site for details).

The Manhattan-bound C trains skips Rockaway Avenue and Ralph Avenue due to platform area rehab at Utica Avenue.

Coney Island-bound F trains run express from Jay Street-MetroTech to Church Avenue due to work on the Culver Viaduct rehabilitation and the Church Avenue Interlocking.
 
Brooklyn-bound F trains skip Avenue U and Avenue X due to platform edge survey south of Kings Highway.

Through spring, F and G trains skip Smith-9th Sts. in both directions due to station rehabilitation.  Customers may use the B61 for connections between Smith-9th Sts. station and 4th Avenue-9th Street station, where F, G and R trains are available. The B57 bus will also connect between Smith-9th Sts. station and Carroll Street station, where F and G trains are available.
 
No G trains will run between Church Avenue and Hoyt-Schermerhorn Streets.

J service operates in two sections due to escalator replacement at Bowery station.

Until early 2013, Knickerbocker Avenue will be closed in both directions for station rehabilitation.
 
Q trains extend to Ditmars Blvd. in order to augment service between Manhattan and Queens, and run local from 34th Street-Herald Square to Canal Street due to electrical work at 14th Street-Union Square.
 
For a list of the times subway lines are impacted, visit the MTA's website.
 

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