Ahead of Schedule and Under Budget
L Project Tunnel Rehabilitation is Complete
The nation-leading, innovative L tunnel project is complete - six months earlier than the original proposal that would have shut down service, and three months ahead of the new innovative plan announced in January 2019.
First Phase of L Project is Complete
Sept 30, 2019 - 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
Following a tour of the L Train's Canarsie Tunnel with Governor Cuomo, experts 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 five months, with the entire Tunnel Rehabilitation scheduled to be completed in April 2020.
The L Project Tunnel Rehabilitation is complete six months earlier than the original proposal that would have shut down service, and three months ahead of the new innovative plan that avoided a total shutdown.
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.