Details of Upcoming Track Work

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Track construction work will be done along the Jamaica Avenue Line at three separate locations commencing March 25, 2011 and ending May 16, 2011 (8 weekends) between the hours of 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays to Fridays (completion work and prep work). A clip truck and compressor will work along Jamaica Avenue to pre-strip and reinstall track clips and retainers.

Mainline track panel and switch replacement is scheduled from 8 p.m. Fridays to 9 p.m. Sundays (Cranes will be set up and materials staged at each crane site). Street closures will be in effect at each crane location from 8 p.m. on Fridays to 9 p.m. Sundays. Track Construction will maintain one lane for traffic on the side streets when the cranes are not being used.

Location # 1:

Crane Locations:

1) 95th Street between Jamaica Avenue and 89th Avenue

2) 96th Street between Jamaica Avenue and 89th Avenue

3) 97th Street between Jamaica Avenue and 89th Avenue

4) 98th Street between Jamaica Avenue and 91st Avenue

5) 102nd Street between Jamaica Avenue and 91st Avenue

A total of 28 track panels will be installed. Parking will be restricted at each crane location for 150 feet and parking will be restricted on the west and east curb lanes along Jamaica Avenue at each track panel installation location.

Track Construction will maintain 2 lanes for traffic in either direction on Jamaica Avenue. This is middle track replacement and will require detours around the work area (to be determined).

Location # 2:

Crane Locations:

1) 111th Street between Jamaica Avenue and 91st Avenue

2) 114th Street between Jamaica Avenue and 91st Avenue

3) 115th Street between Jamaica Avenue and 86th Avenue

4) 116th Street between Jamaica Avenue and 89th Avenue

5) 117th Street between Jamaica Avenue and 89th Avenue

A total of 24 Track Panels will be installed. Parking will be restricted at each crane location for 150 feet and parking will be restricted on the west and east curb lanes along Jamaica Avenue at each track panel installation location.

Location # 3:

Crane Locations:

1) 123rd Street between Jamaica Avenue and 89th Avenue

2) 124th Street between Jamaica Avenue and 89th Avenue

3) 125th Street between Jamaica Avenue and 89th Avenue

4) 123rd Street between Jamaica Avenue and Hillside Avenue

5) 124th Street between Jamaica Avenue and Hillside Avenue

6) 124th Street between Jamaica Avenue and Hillside Avenue

A total of four switches and a diamond crossover will be installed. Parking will be restricted at each crane location for 150 feet and parking will be restricted on the west and east curb lanes along Jamaica Avenue at each track panel installation location. Track Construction will require Street Closures along Jamaica Avenue between 123rd Street and 125th Street during switch replacement.

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