Ahead of Schedule and On Budget
First Phase of L Project is Complete
With work on the first tube concluding after only five months, the entire Canarsie Tunnel Rehabilitation is now scheduled to be completed in April 2020 - a full three months ahead of projections.
Governor Cuomo Announces Completion of First Phase of L Project
A Revised Approach
L Project Evolution
Governor Cuomo toured the L Train's Canarsie Tunnel with engineering experts to assess if the planned L Train shutdown was absolutely necessary.
An expert panel determined a closure of the L Train Tunnel was unnecessary and recommended a series of engineering methods to limit impact on L service.
The first phase of the L Tunnel project was completed in just 5 months, with the entire Tunnel Rehabilitation scheduled to be completed in April 2020.
Canarsie Tunnel Rehabilitation
New Construction Techniques
New innovative construction methods and technology are being used to avoid a complete shutdown and maintain regular service for 88% of L train customers.