Buildings above New York MTA’s Second Ave Subway alignment need $6-8M in Repairs


All told, at least 60 buildings along Second Avenue need repair or construction work to keep them from becoming a danger to the public. The MTA is evaluating more than 100 other sites between 96th and 63rd streets to determine whether they will need to be repaired. The city’s Department of Buildings is overseeing the repair work.

So far the bill for repairs is between $6 million and $8 million. Authorities said the damage to the buildings was not caused by the massive construction project but noted that the buildings needed to be repaired in order for work on the new subway line to continue…

[Source: Crain’s New York Business via ASCE SmartBrief]