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$1.14B contract approved for extension of No. 7 subway line


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$1.14B contract approved for extension of No. 7 subway line


The MTA board Wednesday approved a $1.14 billion contract for the extension of the No. 7 subway line from Times Square to the far West Side.


The tunneling contract is the first of two major contracts for the extension that would feature one new station at 34th St. and 11th Ave.


The city has committed to paying $2.1 billion for the project that's central to Mayor Bloomberg's vision to redevelop the area and create a new commercial and residential neighborhood.


The unresolved issue of who would pay for costs above the city's commitment will be taken up later by the city and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, CEO Elliot Sander said.


The extension is scheduled to be completed in 2013.


From: NY Daily News icon_offsite.png - October 25, 2007

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Finally, an easier way to the Jacob Javits Center for the car show; however, We stil have to continue riding the 8th Line to Penn Station-34 St, as the closest stop, until the 7 is extended....


oyy, the waiting continues :eek: hehe

Heh, just take da bus. M34 or M42 should do it! Bring something to read or a pillow, it takes a while.....

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