The MTA sent us a presentation explaining when the subway stations on the B and C lines at 110th, 86th and 72nd streets are expected to close, and gave more detail on what each station will receive.
Here are the dates of the expected closures:
As to the inconvenience caused by the closures, a rep sent a statement explaining why they were doing it this way.
“This is a program that allows us to do essential work to preserve these stations for the next generation,” the MTA rep wrote. “This will allow us to get in and get out, doing work more quickly over the course of months instead of years.”
Local officials have criticized the plan and the lack of more specific mitigation efforts as more than 30,000 passengers use those stations on a daily basis. The entire plan, which also includes info about renovations at 163rd street, is below: