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Montague Street Tunnel

General Information

Beginning of works: October 1914
Completion: 1 August 1920
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Tunnel
Function / usage: Metro tunnel / subway tunnel
Construction method: Tunnel shield

Location

Location: , , ,
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Address: Montague Street
Underneath of:
  • East River
Coordinates: 40° 41' 53.00" N    74° 0' 20.00" W
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Technical Information

Dimensions

number of tracks 2
number of tubes 2

Cost

cost of construction United States dollar 9 867 906.52

Chronology

2 June 1917

Breakthrough of the north tunnel.

20 June 1917

Breakthrough of the south tunnel.

29 October 2012

Hurricane Sandy causes severe flooding in the tunnel.

21 December 2012

The tunnel is re-opened after emergency repairs though a more complete reconstruction is required to repair de tunnel permanently.

2 August 2013

The tunnel is completely closed for a complete reconstruction of the tunnel systems due to the damage caused by Hurricane Sandy.

14 September 2014

The tunnel is put back into service a month earlier than planned after reconstruction is completed successfully.

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20032019
  • Date created
    17/09/2007
  • Last Update
    04/01/2018