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Metropolitan Transportation Authority

More Weekend Svc. Disrupted On J Line

J train service will be suspended between Crescent Street and Jamaica Center this weekend, from 6 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, until 10 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 12. This service change will also be in effect the following weekend, Aug. 18-19.

During this period, J trains will operate between Crescent Street and Chambers Street, and free shuttle buses will provide alternate service to all closed J train stations in Brooklyn and Queens. These buses will also connect to the Jamaica-Van Wyck station for E train service.

Riders can transfer between the shuttle bus and J train at Crescent Street.

The shuttle buses will stop at the J train stations as follows:

– Crescent Street-on Fulton Street at Crescent Street;

– Cypress Hills-at the B13 bus stop on Jamaica Avenue at Hemlock Street (to Jamaica-Van Wyck) or on Crescent Street at Jamaica Avenue (to Crescent Street station);

– 75th Street-Elderts Lane-at Q56 bus stops on Jamaica Avenue at 75th Street (to Jamaica-Van Wyck) or at Dexter Court (to Crescent Street);

– 85th Street-Forest Parkway-at Q56 bus stops on Jamaica Avenue at 85th Street (to Jamaica-Van Wyck) or 86th Street (to Crescent Street);

– Woodhaven Boulevard-at Q56 bus stops on Jamaica Avenue at Woodhaven Boulevard;

– 104th Street-at Q56 bus stops on Jamaica Avenue at 104th Street;

– 111th Street-at Q56 bus stops on Jamaica Avenue at 111th Street;

– 121st Street-at Q56 bus stops on Jamaica Avenue at 121st Street; and

– Jamaica-Van Wyck-on the Van Wyck Expressway service road at 89th Avenue.

Visit www.mta.info to check for any last-minute changes.

Late Night L Trains Won’t Run In Bklyn.

L train service will be suspended between Broadway Junction and Lorimer Street late nights on Tuesday, Aug. 14, through Friday, Aug. 17, from 12:01 until 5 a.m. During this time period, L trains will operate in two sections: between Broadway Junction and Rockaway Parkway and between Lorimer Street and Eighth Avenue.

Free shuttle buses will provide alternate L train service at all stops between and including Broadway Junction and Lorimer Street. Riders can transfer between the shuttle buses and the A, J or L trains at Broadway Junction or the G or L trains at Lorimer Street.

The shuttle buses will stop at the L train stations as follows:

– Broadway Junction-on Fulton Street at Van Sinderen Avenue;

– Bushwick Avenue-Aberdeen Street-on Bushwick Avenue at Aberdeen Street (to Lorimer Street) or at DeSales Place (to Broadway Junction);

– Wilson Avenue-on Decatur Street at Wilson Avenue (to Lorimer Street) or on Cooper Street at Wilson Avenue (to Broadway Junction);

– Halsey Street-on Wyckoff Avenue at Weirfield Street;

– Myrtle-Wyckoff Avenues-on Wyckoff Avenue at Myrtle Avenue;

– DeKalb Avenue-on Wyckoff Avenue at DeKalb Avenue;

– Jefferson Street-on Wyckoff Avenue at Starr Street;

– Morgan Avenue-on Harrison Place at Morgan Avenue (to Lorimer Street) or on Morgan Avenue at Harrison Place (to Broadway Junction);

– Montrose Avenue-on Bushwick Avenue at Montrose Avenue;

– Grand Street-on Bushwick Avenue at Grand Street;

– Graham Avenue-on Metropolitan Avenue at Graham Avenue; and

– Lorimer Street-on Metropolitan Avenue at Union Avenue.

Visit www.mta.info to check for any last-minute changes.

Subway Changes

The MTA has scheduled a number of service changes for several subway lines throughout the city due to construction work.

These service advisories are current as of Wednesday, Aug. 8. Last minute changes to service and operating schedules may be made due to weather-related conditions or emergency repairs. Check www.mta.info for schedule changes.

Rail lines which run through the area that will be affected include the following:

Skipped Stops On 7 Line Weekend, Days

Flushing-bound 7 trains will skip the 33rd Street, 40th Street, 46th Street, 52nd Street and 69th Street stations on Friday, Aug. 10, from 10:30 a.m. until 3 p.m.

For service to these stations, take the 7 train to Woodside-61st Street, 74th Street, then transfer to a Manhattan bound 7 train. For service from these stations, take the 7 train to Woodside-61st Street or Queensboro Plaza, then transfer to a Flushingbound

7 train.

Additionally, Manhattan-bound 7 trains will skip the 69th Street, 52nd Street, 46th Street, 40th Street and 33rd Street stations on Monday, Aug. 13, through Friday, Aug. 17, from 10:30 a.m. until 3 p.m.

For service to these stations, take the 7 train to Woodside-61st Street or Queensboro Plaza, then transfer to a Flushing-bound 7 train. For service from these stations, take the 7 train to Woodside-61st Street or 74th Street, then transfer to a Manhattan-bound 7 train.

Late Night Switches On The E, M Lines

Manhattan-bound E trains will run on the F line between 36th Street in Queens and West Fourth Street in Manhattan late nights on Monday, Aug. 13, through Friday, Aug. 17, from 10 p.m. until 5 a.m.

Additionally, Manhattan-bound M trains will run on the F line between 36th Street in Queens and 47th-50th Streets in Manhattan on Monday through Thursday from 10 p.m. until midnight.

As a result of these service changes, Manhattan-bound E and M trains will not stop at the Queens Plaza or Court Square-23rd Street stations. For service to these stations, transfer to the 7 train at either Roosevelt Avenue or Fifth Avenue or the R train (before midnight) at the 36th Street or 34th Street-Herald Square stations.

Stations Skipped On E, F Lines Saturday

Manhattan-bound E and F trains will skip the Van Wyck Boulevard station on Saturday, Aug. 11, from 8:30 a.m. until 10:30 p.m. During this time period, Manhattan-bound F trains will also skip the Sutphin Boulevard stop.

For service to these stations, take the E or F train to Union Turnpike, then transfer to a Jamaica Centerbound E train or a Jamaica-bound F train. For service from these stations, take the E train to Jamaica-Van Wyck or the F train to Parsons Boulevard, then transfer to a Manhattan-bound E or F train.

Local Service, Line Changes For F Trains

F trains will operate local service in both directions between 21st Street-Queensbridge and Roosevelt Avenue late nights, Tuesday through Friday, from 12:30 until 5 a.m. through Friday, Aug. 17. These trains will stop at 36th Street, Steinway Street, 46th Street, Northern Boulevard and 65th Street.

Riders are advised to allow for additional travel time.

N Trains Skip Stops On Way To Astoria

Astoria-bound N trains will skip the 30th Avenue, Broadway, 36th Avenue and 39th Avenue stations on Thursday, Aug. 9, and Monday, Aug. 13, through Thursday, Aug. 16, from 10:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. During this time period, there will be no Q train service in either direction between Astoria Ditmars Boulevard and 57th Street in Manhattan.

For service to the closed stations in Astoria, take the N train to Astoria Boulevard, then transfer to a Manhattan bound N train. For service from these stations, take the N train to Queensboro Plaza, then transfer to an Astoria-bound N train.

For a complete list of service changes and last-minute updates, visit the MTA’s website at www.mta.info or call 511.

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