Rail removal at Bush Terminal

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Re: Rail removal at Bush Terminal

Postby adama1 » Tue Aug 26, 2014 4:49 am

Have you seen the recent photos by Hiroyuki Nakamura of the new 1st Ave siding at 40th Street for "Yi Pin". This work was expected to be completed late May / early June 2012 and will be completed shotyly with a delay of more than 2 years...
http://y1133_hiro.rrpicturearchives.net/archivethumbs.aspx?id=95480&Page=2
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Re: Rail removal at Bush Terminal

Postby ccutler » Wed Aug 27, 2014 10:04 pm

Thanks for posting! Wondered what happened there...

2 years late and wondering if 2x budget? Concrete ties on a siding...making it solid.
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Re: Rail removal at Bush Terminal

Postby jtunnel » Thu Aug 28, 2014 9:54 am

DDC had to do some major sewer reconstruction on First Avenue.

New siding looks good:

http://jtunnel.rrpicturearchives.net/sh ... id=3933505

Looks like First Avenue will get repaved soon.
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Re: Rail removal at Bush Terminal

Postby Backshophoss » Thu Aug 28, 2014 4:31 pm

Most likey Water,Gas,and Phone lines need to be moved/replaced as well.
It's never easy to replace undreground lines in NY City.
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