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Second Avenue Subway TBM Tunnels, New York Concrete ...

Aug 10, 2016  The Second Avenue Subway project will be the first new subway line in New York City in more than 70 years. The project manager, Metropolitan Transit Authority Capital Construction (MTACC) needed an innovative solution: A dust-dry tunnel, built on a tight schedule, and cast-in-place concrete provided the answer. The first contract of the $4.4 billion project, awarded to S3 Tunnel

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Second Avenue Subway TBM Tunnels, New York Concrete ...

Second Avenue Subway TBM Tunnels, New York. Scheduling was important when deciding to use a cast-in-place liner in lieu of precast segments. Using steel fibers in the concrete mix saved the contractor time needed to erect the reinforcing steel, and provided the flexural strength and crack control required to meet the liner's strength and serviceability requirements.

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Runner-Up: Second Avenue Subway TBM Tunnels Concrete ...

Dec 22, 2015  The TBM tunnels run from 92nd Street and connect to the existing stub tunnel that is part of the 63rd St/Lexington Ave. Station. High-strength, durable concrete that could last for the required 100-year design life of the new subway line was the material of choice, a decision made early on in the design phase.

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Runner-Up: Second Avenue Subway TBM Tunnels Concrete ...

Dec 22, 2015  The TBM tunnels run from 92nd Street and connect to the existing stub tunnel that is part of the 63rd St/Lexington Ave. Station. High-strength, durable concrete that could last for the required 100-year design life of the new subway line was the material of choice, a decision made early on in the design phase.

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2016 Triad Award Runner-Up: Second Avenue Subway TBM Tunnels

Dec 22, 2015  The TBM tunnels run from 92nd Street and connect to the existing stub tunnel that is part of the 63rd St/Lexington Ave. Station. High-strength, durable concrete that could last for the required 100-year design life of the new subway line was the material of choice, a decision made early on in the design phase.

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Second Avenue Subway - MTA

Second Avenue Subway Tunnel Construction Techniques Metropolitan Transportation Authority New York City Transit Second Avenue Subway Project 130 Livingston Street, Third Floor Traffic Mitigation Brooklyn, NY 11201 A key aspect of construction is to develop a plan that will allow the city to continue to function normally during construction.

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New York - Second Ave Subway – 86th Street Cavern - Tunnel ...

Dec 16, 2013  New York Second Ave Subway – 86th Street Cavern /**** Advertisement ****/ Skanska/Traylor JV All underground excavation in the 86th Street station cavern, adits, entrances and deep tunnel cross-overs were completed in July. Concrete operations are well under way with the deep tunnel inverts completed and arches in progress. The cavern drainage and substructures wereRead

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Second Avenue Subway – Phase 1 - AECOM Home

Tunneling: A tunnel boring machine (TBM) weighing 485 tons and measuring 450 feet long was used to excavate 12,800 feet of twin-track tunnels measuring just over 22 feet in diameter. The three new stations rank among the largest underground excavations in North America, at nearly 64 feet wide, 100 feet deep and 1,600 feet long.

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New York City—Second Avenue Subway: MTA’s 72nd Street ...

New York City’s extensive transit system had not been expanded for several decades until construction of the MTA’s Second Avenue Subway program was re-started in 2007. Under Phase 1, the 72nd Street Station and Tunnels Project represents a signifi-cant portion of the extensive program. This paper describes the overall project design

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Second Avenue Subway Nicholson Construction Company

A project that was originally estimated to be $86 million, the Second Avenue Subway project has grown to more than $4.45 billion over the course of almost 100 years. The second phase of the project, which will extend the subway north from Second Ave and 96th Street to 125th Street and Lexington Avenue, will include three new stations at 106th ...

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2nd Avenue Subway Project groundfreezing

2nd Avenue Subway Project The construction contract for the first phase of the 2nd Avenue expansion was awarded to the S3 Tunnel Constructors, a joint venture of Skanska USA Civil, J. F. Shea Construction and Schiavone Construction. The new stretch of subway extends from 92nd Street south to 63rd Street where it will link up to the existing system.

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The Launch Box: Secrets Under New York

Jan 21, 2012  G3/G4 Tunnels and 72nd Street Station Second Avenue Subway (click on the image for a closer look) 1/17/12 On the floor of the 72nd Street station cavern, looking North. In the distance, you can see the entrance to TBM tunnel No. 1 (the west tunnel).

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New York breakthrough in Times Square - TunnelTalk

The contractor for the $1.145 billion negotiated contract with the City of New York and the MTA is the Schiavone/Shea/Skanska JV. The same JV is operating a 6.6m diameter Herrenknecht gripper TBM on the $337 million contract for the first phase of Manhattan's Second Avenue Subway project

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Second Avenue Subway - Wikipedia

The Second Avenue Subway (internally referred to as the IND Second Avenue Line by the MTA and abbreviated to SAS) is a New York City Subway line that runs under Second Avenue on the East Side of Manhattan.The first phase of this new line, with three new stations on Manhattan's Upper East Side, opened on January 1, 2017.The full Second Avenue Line, if and when it is funded, will be built in ...

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Second Avenue Subway – Tectonic

Second Avenue Subway > Second Avenue Subway. Construction Date: 2017; 2017; Location: New York, NY; ... Construction of the new running tunnels and station involves extensive rock excavation using conventional drill and blast methods and tunnel boring machines (TBM’s) to carve out the caverns to accommodate the new station. ...

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Building NYC's Second Ave. Subway - CBS News

Apr 14, 2013  Building NYC's Second Ave. Subway. April 14, 2013 / 7:20 AM / CBS NEWS. MTA. Mining the cavern that will house the Second Avenue Subway's 72nd Street Station. After 90 years of planning, delays ...

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New York Opens Its Second Avenue Subway WSP

The Second Avenue Subway will be used by an estimated 213,000 passengers daily, and will reduce overcrowding on the Lexington Avenue line, two blocks to the west, by 13 percent, according to the MTA. Following nearly a century of promises and nearly a decade of construction, New York City now has its Second Avenue Subway.

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Pedestrian Observations For Walkability and Good Transit ...

Feb 02, 2018  In contrast, in New York, while Second Avenue Subway was similarly driven by an internal process, other rail extensions were not: the 7 extension is Bloomberg’s project, the ongoing plans for BQX and the LaGuardia AirTrain are de Blasio and Cuomo’s projects respectively, and Gateway in its various incarnations is political football among ...

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Second Avenue Subway – Tectonic

Second Avenue Subway > Second Avenue Subway. Construction Date: 2017; 2017; Location: New York, NY; ... Construction of the new running tunnels and station involves extensive rock excavation using conventional drill and blast methods and tunnel boring machines (TBM’s) to carve out the caverns to accommodate the new station. ...

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Second Avenue Subway usa.skanska

1 / 4 – Second Ave. Skanska USA Civil Northeast, as part of the S3 Tunnel Constructors joint venture with partners J.F. Shea Construction, Inc. and Schiavone Construction Co., Inc., was awarded this $337 million assignment from New York City Transit for Contract I of Phase I for the Second Avenue Subway between 96th Street and 63rd Street in ...

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Second Avenue Subway – Phase 1

Sep 08, 2015  Tunneling: A tunnel boring machine (TBM) weighing 485 tons and measuring 450 feet long was used to excavate 12,800 feet of twin-track tunnels measuring just over 22 feet in diameter. The three new stations rank among the largest underground excavations in North America, at nearly 64 feet wide, 100 feet deep and 1,600 feet long.

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2nd Ave Subway Tunnel Boring Machine: A Closer Look ...

Apr 12, 2010  A spokesperson for the MTA tells us, "The Second Ave Subway TBM was originally manufactured by Robbins about 30 years ago. It is a main gripper, hard

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Second Avenue Subway Nicholson Construction Company

A project that was originally estimated to be $86 million, the Second Avenue Subway project has grown to more than $4.45 billion over the course of almost 100 years. The second phase of the project, which will extend the subway north from Second Ave and 96th Street to 125th Street and Lexington Avenue, will include three new stations at 106th ...

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TBM breakthrough in New York - TunnelTalk

Paula Wallis, TunnelTalk In true New York fashion, the TBM on the Second Avenue Subway broke through with a thunderous roar and to a standing ovation. The final breakthrough came yesterday morning (Thursday Sept 22, 2011), watched by scores of MTA workers and contractors excited to see the successful completion of more than 16 months of tunneling.

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Second Avenue Subway - MTA

The Second Avenue Subway (SAS) project is New York City’s first major expansion of the subway system in over 60 years. The first phase of the SAS project will provide service from 96th Street to 63rd Street as an extension of the existing Line train.

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Miracle on (and Under) Second Avenue Continuing ...

The profile of the Second Avenue Subway stations and tunnels will be either vaulted or rectangular in shape, defined by the excavation method employed. Platforms (top left) and mezzanine levels (top right) will be largely column-free to aid passenger navigation, visibility, and security. When mining is done in soil, this so-called “drill-and ...

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What is the Second Avenue Subway like? - Quora

It's very cool and loooooong overdue. To be accurate, the “Second Avenue Subway” is actually only three new stations (96th, 86th and 72nd Streets) and the tunnel connecting them to the existing system at 62nd Street. But the stations are gorgeous ...

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Snapshot NY - Blog

ENR’s New York publication featured this image I shot of the Second Ave Subway project in Manhattan on their Snapshot page. The story can be found in their publication for the week of March 24 on page 48. It shows the east running tunnel created by tunnel boring machines (TBM) between the 72nd and 86th Street Stations. The workers []

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The Launch Box: TBM Now Mining Faster Than Planned

Aug 26, 2010  This just in --The TBM under Second Avenue mined a total of 92.74 feet (in single day) yesterday, which I believe is the maximum achieved production on this project to date. This single-day production level is greater than the 50 feet/day estimate that MTA Capital Construction is using for planning purposes, and I understand that it's even further than the 65 feet/day that the contractors (S3 ...

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Tunneling Below Second Avenue - The New York Times

Aug 01, 2012  In December 2016, that tunnel will make its debut as a portion of the Second Avenue subway — the great failed track New York City has been postponing, restarting, debating, financing ...

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Second Avenue Subway - MTA

The Second Avenue Subway (SAS) project is New York City’s first major expansion of the subway system in over 60 years. The first phase of the SAS project will provide service from 96th Street to 63rd Street as an extension of the existing Line train. Line service

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Karl Poss - Superintendent - Skanska USA LinkedIn

Been working for Skanska in New York City at World Trade Center and 2nd ave subway and a few other projects , worked on first st tunnel project in Washington DC been on this project from July 2014 ...

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