Work to replace pipes from the 1870s is cutting into foot traffic at West Village businesses.
The project will affect Broadway between Ann and Rector streets in Lower Manhattan.
A Hell's Kitchen water-main project will reduce many streets in the West 50s to one lane.
Initial construction will begin on Broadway in the spring and last through late 2015.
A stone wall that is more than 200 years old was unearthed on Fulton Street this week.
P.S. 276 students took a field trip to Fulton Street's water main construction site Feb. 13, 2012.
The city is requesting bids for a new waste transfer station on the East River at 91st Street.
P.S. 276 students had many questions for archaeologist Alyssa Loorya.
The five-year Fulton Street water main project has hit another delay, threatening its completion date.
The items unearthed this fall include a bone toothbrush and a copper half-penny.
Residents on several blocks will face street closures, water shutdowns, and other headaches for five and a half years.
A Times Square redesign plan unveiled Monday night features dark, concrete roadways and large new benches.
Dianne Talon painted a mural on a Chambers Street fence to show a different side of the construction project.
The $200 million project will start this month and will rip up streets along Peck Slip, worrying locals and businesses.
The steel pipes that were brought in Friday for the Hudson Street project are 40 feet long and 48 inches in diameter.
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