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No. 7 train to be closed from Times Square to 74th Street this weekend

7subway1Sept. 19, 2014 By Michael Florio

Getting around New York City is going to be a lot tougher for many Long Island City residents this weekend.

Number 7 train service between Times Square-42nd Street and 74th Street/Roosevelt Ave will be suspended from 2 am Saturday through 4:30 am Monday, according to the MTA.

In lieu of the closures, the MTA will be providing two free shuttle services this weekend. One will run from Vernon Blvd/Jackson Ave to Queensboro Plaza, stopping at Hunters Point Ave, 45th Road/Court House Square, and Queens Plaza.

The other will run between Queensboro Plaza and 74th Street/Broadway, stopping at 33rd Street, 40th Street, 46th Street, 52nd Street, 61st Street/Woodside, and 69th Street.

The service disruptions are due to ongoing construction taking place along the 7 line and are expected to continue until 2017.

 

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Yep.

I remember reading the same thing earlier this year. The MTA said 2015. Time to lower your expectations. We have a century-old subway line trying to cope with the demands of an exploding population.

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2015

Did I read somewhere that the disruptions between LIC and Times Sq would end in 2015? In other words, that section of track would be completed?

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