63rd Street Tunnel
Immersed tube tunnel
|Function / usage:||
Metro tunnel / subway tunnel
Railroad (railway) tunnel
Immersed tube method
Manhattan, New York, New York, USA
Queens, New York, New York, USA
63rd Street Tunnel Connector (2001)
LIRR Manhattan Tunnel (2019)
LIRR Queens Tunnel (2019)
|Coordinates:||40° 45' 36" N 73° 57' 18" W|
|number of tracks||2 x 2|
|immersed tube unit||length||114 m|
|24 November 1969||
Construction of the 63rd Street Tunnel begins.
|10 October 1972||
Tunnel construction is completed.
|29 October 1989||
The tunnel is put into service, however only the subway tracks on the upper levels are used for the New York Subway F trains.
Completion of the 63rd Street Tunnel Connector which links the 63rd Street Tunnel to the IND Queens Boulevard Line.
|17 December 2001||
The 63rd Street Tunnel Connector is put into service by shifting the route of the F train.
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