| 11 Nov 2014 | 02:09

    Street-level construction for the Second Avenue subway started on Sept. 29 and will last approximately three months. The work includes the relocation of traffic signals, street lighting and tree removal for shaft areas around East 69th and 72nd streets. Starting in late 2008 through the second half of 2009, excavation for utility relocation will begin, according to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. The work is unrelated to the entrance of the 72nd Street station, said Aaron Donovan, deputy press secretary for the MTA, and is necessary regardless of the outcome of the environmental review for alternate entrance locations.