63rd Street Tunnel
Immersed tube tunnel
|Function / usage:||
Railroad (railway) tunnel
Metro tunnel / subway 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' 36.00" N 73° 57' 18.00" W|
|number of tracks||2 × 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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