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L Project

Updated: 4/26/2020

The L Project is an integrated resiliency, capacity, and accessibility project. It was initiated following severe damage to the L tunnel from Superstorm Sandy. As of April 26, 2020, the tunnel phase of the project was completed ahead of schedule. Additional project elements are on schedule to continue through fall 2020.

L service has changed

Due to COVID-19, we are now running MTA Essential Service.

Service information

As of April 27, 2020, L train service resumes its previous schedule with adjustments under MTA Essential Service and L Project alternate service ends. 

The L Project station and accessibility work continues through fall 2020, and additional service changes may result.

Construction details and timeline

We broke ground for the L Project in July 2017. The tunnel rehabilitation phase was completed on April 26, 2020 ahead of schedule. Station capacity and accessibility work continues through fall 2020.