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2nd Avenue Subway Line

Uncategorized // Aug 31, 2010


In light of Shaun’s latest navigational post, we thought it would be interesting to have an update on the progress of the 2nd Avenue Subway Line expected to be completed in 2016. The line will be the culmination of 75 years of planning, over $17 billion in spending, and millions of tons of extracted earth.

There is a fascinating story uncovering the social and political events that halted and later jumpstarted the construction of the line, and an even more interesting projection as to what the creation of this line will mean for the relationship between Manhattan and Harlem. Wired Science goes down below to the construction site for an up close look.

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