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West Village »

8th Ave. Water Main Construction to Snarl Traffic Until Fall 2014

Work to replace pipes from the 1870s is cutting into foot traffic at West Village businesses.

Financial District »

$48M Water Main Project To Tear Up Broadway for 4 Years

The project will affect Broadway between Ann and Rector streets in Lower Manhattan.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Five Years of Construction Headaches Begin for Hell's Kitchen Residents

A Hell's Kitchen water-main project will reduce many streets in the West 50s to one lane.

Times Square & Theater District »

Major Times Square Redesign to Start in Spring

Initial construction will begin on Broadway in the spring and last through late 2015.

Downtown »

18th-Century Wall Discovered Under Fulton Street

A stone wall that is more than 200 years old was unearthed on Fulton Street this week.

Downtown »

Students Get Tour of Artifact-Filled Fulton St. Construction Site

P.S. 276 students took a field trip to Fulton Street's water main construction site Feb. 13, 2012.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

City Seeking Bids for Controversial Waster Transfer Station on UES

The city is requesting bids for a new waste transfer station on the East River at 91st Street.

Downtown »

Historical Artifacts Found Beneath Fulton Street Wow Second-Graders

P.S. 276 students had many questions for archaeologist Alyssa Loorya.

Downtown »

Fulton Street Water Main Construction Project Hits Landmark Snag

The five-year Fulton Street water main project has hit another delay, threatening its completion date.

Downtown »

5,000 Historic New York Artifacts Found Beneath Fulton Street

The items unearthed this fall include a bone toothbrush and a copper half-penny.

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

Water Main Project Will Bring Five Years of Lane Closures

Residents on several blocks will face street closures, water shutdowns, and other headaches for five and a half years.

Midtown & Theater District »

Times Square Redesign Plan Unveiled

A Times Square redesign plan unveiled Monday night features dark, concrete roadways and large new benches.

Downtown »

Guerrilla Artist Beautifies Chambers Street Construction Site

Dianne Talon painted a mural on a Chambers Street fence to show a different side of the construction project.

Downtown »

Businesses Brace for 4 Year Peck Slip Water Main Project

The $200 million project will start this month and will rip up streets along Peck Slip, worrying locals and businesses.

Downtown »

Massive Pipes Arrive on Hudson Street for Water Main Project

The steel pipes that were brought in Friday for the Hudson Street project are 40 feet long and 48 inches in diameter.