Service on 17 Subway Lines to be Disrupted This Weekend

By Michael P. Ventura on August 23, 2013 10:44am 

 An MTA New York City transit subway Q train. Aug. 13, 2013.
An MTA New York City transit subway Q train. Aug. 13, 2013.
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NEW YORK CITY - Seventeen subway lines will be affected by construction work this weekend, the MTA said.

Here is a breakdown of the disruptions, line by line:

1 line: From 11:45 p.m. Fri., Aug. 23 to 5 a.m. Mon., Aug. 26, downtown 1 trains run express from 14th Street to Chambers Street due to cable work for vent plant repairs at Mulry Square.

2 line: From 11:45 p.m. Fri., Aug. 23 to 6:30 a.m. Sat., Aug. 24, from 11:45 p.m. Sat., Aug. 24 to 6:30 a.m. Sun., Aug. 25, and from 11:45 p.m. Sun., Aug. 25 to 5 a.m. Mon., Aug. 26, downtown 2 trains run express from 14th Street to Chambers Street due to cable work for vent plat repairs at Mulry Square.

And, at all times, until 5 a.m. Mon., Aug. 26, there is no 2 train service at 241st Street in either direction due to switch renewal north of 238th Street and track work south of 241st Street.  Customers may take free shuttle buses between 238th Street and 241st Street during morning and evening rush and during the overnight hours when the Bx39 does not run.

4 line: From 12:01 a.m. Sat., Aug. 24 to 5 a.m. Mon., Aug. 26, uptown 4 trains run local from Grand Central-42nd Street to 125th Street due to track tie renewal north of 125th Street and track maintenance south of 138th Street-3rd Avenue.

5 line: From 6 a.m. to 11:30 p.m., Satu., Aug. 24 and from 8 a.m. to 11:30 p.m., Sun., Aug. 25, 5 trains run every 20 minutes between Dyre Avenue and Bowling Green due to track tie renewal north of 125th Street and track maintenance south of 138th Street-3rd Avenue.  Uptown 5 trains run local from Grand Central-42nd Street to 125th Street.

6 line: From 12:01 a.m. Sat., Aug. 24 to 5 a.m. Mon., Aug. 26, 6 service operates in two sections due to track tie renewal north of 125th Street and track maintenance south of 138th Street-3rd Avenue: Between Pelham Bay Park and 125th Street and between 125th Street and Brooklyn Bridge.

And from 11:45 p.m. Fri., Aug. 23 to 5 a.m. Mon., Aug. 26, Manhattan-bound 6 trains run express from Hunts Point Avenue to 3rd Avenue-138th Street due to track tie renewal north of 125th Street and track maintenance south of 138th Street-3rd Avenue.

A line: From 11:45 p.m. Fri., Aug. 23 to 6:30 a.m. Sat., Aug. 24, from 11:45 p.m. Sat., Aug. 24 to 6:30 a.m. Sun., Aug. 25, and from 11:45 p.m. Sun., Aug. 25 to 5 a.m. Mon., Aug. 26, uptown A trains run express from Canal Street to 59th Street-Columbus Circle due to switch renewal north of 42nd Street-Port Authority and track tie renewal at Canal Street.

And from 11:45 p.m. Fri., Aug. 23 to 5 a.m. Mon., Aug. 26, there is no A train service at Fulton Street due to paint and lead abatement at Fulton Street.
♦ There are no transfers between 23 and 45 service at Fulton Street.
♦ Customers should use nearby Chambers Street AC station instead.
♦ Customers may transfer between 23 and 4 trains at Nevins Street.
♦ Customers may transfer between 23 and AC trains at Park Place/Chambers Street.
 
C line: From 6:30 a.m. to 11 p.m., Sat., Aug. 24 and Sun., Aug. 25, uptown trains run express from Canal Street to 59th Street-Columbus Circle due to switch renewal north of 42nd Street-Port Authority and track tie renewal at Canal Street. Also, from 6:30 a.m. to 11 p.m., Sat., Aug. 24 and Sun., Aug. 25, there is no C train service at Fulton Street due to paint and lead abatement at Fulton Street.

D line: From 11:45 p.m. Fri., Aug. 23 to 6:30 a.m. Sat., Aug. 24, from 11:45 p.m. Sat., Aug. 24 to 6:30 a.m. Sun., Aug. 25, and from 11:45 p.m. Sun., Aug. 25 to 5 a.m. Mon., Aug. 26, Coney Island-bound D trains skip DeKalb Avenue and run express from Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center to 36th Street due to rail renewal at Union Street.

E line: From 11:45 p.m. Fri., Aug. 23 to 6:30 a.m. Sat., Aug. 24, from 11:45 p.m. Sat., Aug. 24 to 6:30 a.m. Sun., Aug. 25, and from 11:45 p.m. Sun., Aug. 25 to 5 a.m. Mon., Aug. 26, Manhattan-bound E trains run express from Forest Hills-71st Avenue to Roosevelt Avenue due to signal modernization at Forest Hills-71st Avenue and Kew Gardens-Union Turnpike.

And from 11:45 p.m. Fri., Aug. 23 to 5 a.m. Mon., Aug. 26, Jamaica Center-bound E trains are rerouted via the F line from 2nd Avenue to 47th-50th Sts due to switch renewal north of 42nd Street-Port Authority and track tie renewal at Canal Street.
♦ No E trains between World Trade Center and West 4th Street.  Customers should take the A or C instead.
♦ For E stations between West 4th Street and 50th Street, customers may use the A local or the C.  Transfer between trains at West 4th Street.
♦ For 7th Avenue, customers may use the D; transfer between trains at West 4th Street.

And from 11:45 p.m. Fri., Aug. 23 to 5 a.m. Mon., Aug. 26, Manhattan-bound E trains skip Van Wyck Blvd. and 75th Avenue due to signal modernization at Forest Hills-71st Avenue and Kew Gardens-Union Turnpike.

F line: From 9:45 p.m. Fri., Aug. 23 to 5 a.m. Mon., Aug. 26, 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 Second Avenue Subway project. 

And from 11:45 p.m. Fri., Aug.t 23 to 5 a.m. Mon., Aug. 26, Coney Island-bound F trains skip Sutphin Blvd, Van Wyck Blvd. and 75th Avenue, due to signal modernization at Forest Hills-71st Avenue and Kew Gardens-Union Turnpike.

G line: From 11:45 p.m. Fri., Aug. 23 to 5 a.m. Mon., Aug. 26, 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 line: From 3:45 a.m. Sat., Aug. 24 to 10 p.m. Sun., Aug. 25, Jamaica Center-bound J trains run express from Myrtle Avenue to Broadway Junction due to track panel installation at Kosciusko Street.

L line: From 11:45 p.m. Fri., Aug. 23 to 5 a.m. Mon., Aug. 26, there is no L train service between 8th Avenue and 14th Street-Union Square due to replacement of corroded steel column south of 6th Avenue.  L trains operate between 14th Street-Union Square and Rockaway Parkway.  M14 buses provide alternate service.

M line: From 11:45 p.m. Fri., Aug. 23 to 5 a.m. Mon., Aug. 26, M service is suspended due to station renewal work between Fresh Pond Road and Central Avenue.  Free shuttle buses operate between Metropolitan Avenue and Myrtle Avenue, making all station stops.

N & R lines: At all times beginning 11:30 p.m. Fri., Aug. 23 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 line: From 11:45 p.m. Fri., Aug. 23 to 6:30 a.m. Sat., Aug. 24, from 11:45 p.m. Sat., Aug. 24 to 6:30 a.m. Sun., Aug. 25, and from 11:45 p.m. Sun., Aug. 25 to 5 a.m. Mon., Aug. 26, Coney Island-bound N trains skip DeKalb Avenue and run express from Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center to 36th Street due to track tie renewal at Union Street.

And from 11:45 p.m. Fri., Aug. 23 to 5 a.m. Mon., Aug. 26, Coney Island-bound N trains skip 30th Avenue, Broadway, 36th Avenue and 39th Avenue due to station painting at 30th Avenue.

Q line: From 10:45 p.m. Fri., Aug. 23 to 5 a.m. Mon., Aug. 26 57th Street/7th Avenue-bound Q trains run express from Kings Highway to Newkirk Plaza due to station component work at Parkside Avenue, Beverley Road and Cortelyou Road.

And 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 line: From 6 a.m. to 11 p.m., Sat., Aug. 24 and Sun., Aug. 25, Manhattan-bound R trains run express from Forest Hills-71st Avenue to Roosevelt Avenue due signal modernization at Forest Hills-71st Avenue and Kew Gardens-Union Turnpike.  

And from 6 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Sat., Aug. 24 and Sun., Aug. 25, Bay Ridge-bound R trains skip DeKalb Avenue and run express from Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center to 36th Street due to rail renewal north of Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center and track tie renewal at Union Street.

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