The MTA’s ambitious Second Avenue Subway (SAS) project in Manhattan is planned to unfold across four distinct phases. Once completed, the SAS will span an impressive 8 miles, connecting Harlem’s 125th Street to Lower Manhattan’s Financial District. This extensive undertaking involves the installation of 19.5 miles of new track, including facilities like storage yards and lay-up tracks, and the establishment of 16 brand-new subway stations. The SAS project stands as one of the most intricate and demanding mega-projects ever tackled by the MTA. Phase 1 of the SAS was successfully opened to the public on December 31st, 2016, with a total cost of $4.5 billion.
Here is a detailed discussion of our roles and responsibilities in this significant undertaking: