Construction means weekend service changes on 14 subway lines

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NEW YORK (PIX11) — Brace yourselves, commuters. There are service changes on more than a dozen subway lines this painfully cold weekend.

System-wide construction will reroute trains on the 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, A, C, D, E, F, L N, Q and R lines.

Here is a complete list of the transit tweaks in effect starting Friday, according to the MTA:

1

  • From 11:45 p.m., Friday, February 13 to 5 a.m., Tuesday, February 17, South Ferry-bound trains run express from 14 St to Chambers St.

2

  • From 11:45 p.m. to 6 a.m., Friday, February 13 to Monday, February 16, and from 11:45 p.m. Monday, February 16 to 5 a.m. Tuesday, February 17, Flatbush Av-bound trains run express from 14 St to Chambers St.

4

  • From 11 p.m. to 6:30 a.m., Saturday, February 14 and Sunday, February 15, and from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. on Monday, February 16, Brooklyn-bound trains run local from 125 St to Grand Central-42 St.

5

  • From 11:45 p.m. Friday, February 13 to 5 a.m. Tuesday, February 17, service is suspended in both directions between Dyre Av and E 180 St. Use free shuttle buses instead. 5 Subway Line Icon service operates between E 180 St and Bowling Green days and evenings only. Transfer between trains and shuttle buses at E 180 St.

6

  • From 6:45 a.m. Saturday, February 14 to 7 p.m. Sunday, February 15, Brooklyn Bridge-bound trains run express from Parkchester to Hunts Point Av.
  • At all times until spring 2015, trains skip Zerega Av and Buhre Av in both directions.
    • For service to/from Zerega Av, use the Bx4 or shuttle buses to connect between Zerega Av and Castle Hill Av; free transfer is available with MetroCard.
    • For service to/from Buhre Av, use the Bx8, Bx24, or shuttle buses to connect between Buhre Av and Middletown Rd; free transfer is available with MetroCard.

A

  • From 11:45 p.m. to 6:30 a.m., Friday, February 13 to Monday, February 16, and from 11:45 p.m., Monday, February 16, to 5 a.m. Tuesday, February 17, 207 St-bound trains run express from Canal St to 59 St-Columbus Circle.
  • At all times until summer 2015, Far Rockaway/Lefferts Blvd-bound trains skip Rockaway Blvd.

C

  • From 6:30 a.m. to 11 p.m., Saturday, February 14 to Monday, February 16, 168 St-bound trains run express from Canal St to 59 St-Columbus Circle.

D

  • From 11:30 p.m. Friday, February 13 to 5 a.m. Tuesday, February 17, service is suspended between Atlantic Av-Barclays Ctr and 34 St-Herald Sq. D Subway Line Icon trains run in two segments:
    • Stillwell Av to Atlantic Av-Barclays Ctr (express service between 36 St and Atlantic Av-Barclays Ctr)
    • 34 St-Herald Sq and 205 St. As an alternate, take the F Subway Line IconN Subway Line IconQ Subway Line IconR Subway Line Icon or free shuttle buses between Grand St and W 4 St.

E

  • From 11:45 p.m. Friday, February 13 to 5 a.m. Tuesday, February 17, Jamaica Center-bound trains run express from Canal St to 34 St-Penn Station.
  • From 11:45 p.m. to 6:30 a.m., Friday, February 13 to Monday, February 16, and from 11:45 p.m. Monday, February 16 to 5 a.m. Tuesday, February 17, World Trade Center-bound trains run express from 71 Av to Queens Plaza.
  • From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, February 14 to 5 a.m. Tuesday, February 17, Jamaica Center-bound trains run local from Roosevelt Av to 71 Av.

F

  • From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, February 14 to 5 a.m. Tuesday, February 17, Jamaica bound-trains run local from Roosevelt Av to 71 Av.

L

  • From 11:45 p.m. Friday, February 13 to 5 a.m. Tuesday, February 17, service is suspended between 8 Av and 14 St-Union Sq. As an alternate, take the M14 bus.

N

  • From 5:45 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, February 14 and Sunday, February 15, service is suspended between Astoria-Ditmars Blvd and Queensboro Plaza. Free shuttle buses make all stops between Astoria-Ditmars Blvd and Queensboro Plaza.
  • From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, February 14 to 5 a.m. Tuesday, February 17, trains run local in both directions between DeKalb Av and 59 St in Brooklyn.

Q

  • From 11:15 p.m. Friday, February 13 to 5 a.m. Tuesday, February 17, Coney Island-bound trains run express from Prospect Park to Kings Hwy.

R

  • From 5:30 a.m. to 11 p.m., Saturday, February 14 to Monday, February 16, Bay Ridge-bound trains run express from 71 Av to Queens Plaza.
  • From 11:45 p.m. to 6:30 a.m., Friday, February 13 to Monday, February 16, and from 11:45 p.m. Monday, February 16 to 5 a.m. Tuesday, February 17, service is suspended from 59 St and 36 St in Brooklyn. As an alternate, take the N Subway Line Icon.

To explore the map of subway changes and plan your alternate routes, click here for MTA’s Weekender. http://web.mta.info/weekender.html

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