Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someone
Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someone
Photo by Ernesto Ho/Lenny Wiggins, MTA NYC Transit
Photo by Ernesto Ho/Lenny Wiggins, MTA NYC Transit
Track work similar to this will take place in Ridgewood on Thursday and Friday.

Track work on the still-closed on M line in Ridgewood continues this weekend, and it will force a portion of Cypress Avenue to be shut down as well.

The MTA announced that a maximum of two cranes will be placed at Cypress Avenue between Palmetto Street and Gates Avenue between Friday, Aug. 4, and Sunday, Aug. 6, in order to replace tracks on the elevated M line structure while M train service is suspended during the Myrtle Viaduct/Fresh Pond Bridge Replacement project.

Work will commence at 5 a.m. and continue until 9 p.m. each of the three days.

Flagging and traffic devices will be used to safely move motorists and pedestrians through the area. Parking will also be restricted at each street crane location for 150 feet along each curb lane to allow for the placement of the street crane(s) and materials.

Due to unforeseen weather conditions, all dates are subject to change.

This weekend of track work follows a stretch of weekday work on the line when cranes were placed at the intersection of Onderdonk Avenue and Palmetto Street between July 25 to 28.

Comments:

Join The Discussion



Profile picture
Pedro Valdez Rivera Jr. August 04, 2017 / 04:57PM
A bad inconvenience (M train shutdown) before a badder inconvenience (L train shutdown) in the not too distant future.
Reply

Related Stories
‘On time and on budget,’ M Train officially returns to full service in Queens after reconstruction
‘On time and on budget,’ M Train officially returns to full service in Queens after reconstruction
M Train on track to return to full service on Myrtle Ave in Ridgewood next week
M Train on track to return to full service on Myrtle Ave in Ridgewood next week
Popular Stories
Photo via Shutterstock/Insets courtesy of NYPD
Thieves use cloned debit cards at Queens ATMs to steal thousands from victims' bank accounts
Photo courtesy of the Bayside BID
Sample some of Bayside's best restaurants during the 'Bell Boulevard Food & Music Fest'
Photo via Facebook/snowdaysnyc
Shaved ice cream shop Snowdays to open in Bayside early this summer


Skip to toolbar