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So 2019 starts with whiplash. On Thursday, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced that the L train was not completely shutting down for repairs after all.
Despite nearly three years of hand-wringing, community meetings and general upheaval to prepare for the so-called L-pocalypse, the governor announced a new plan that would avoid requiring a full closing.
The backlash was immediate, the confusion compounding. And then on Friday, Governor Cuomo swerved slightly again, telling reporters that he actually needs the Metropolitan Transportation Authority board’s approval, which he said on Thursday that he did not need. He called an emergency meeting of the board.
In the original plan, a 15-month shutdown was deemed necessary to repair corroded cables in the tunnels spanning the East River that were damaged during Hurricane Sandy in 2012.
Instead, the governor said, they would be fixed with a new technology not yet used in the United States, with the work taking place only on nights and weekends.
In one hour on Thursday, Mr. Cuomo upended years of planning and hundreds of thousands of lives. It may be for the better. But will it even work? Why did he wait so long to do this? On the second day of L-Gate, more questions arose. We will answer them here as soon as we can.
Here’s what we do we know about what this means for Brooklynites, East Villagers and the rest of the city:
Maybe. The date of the authority’s board meeting has not yet been set. Generally, according to The Times’s transit reporter, Emma Fitzsimmons, the board goes along with what the authority has decided. But there are representatives of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s office on the board, and the mayor expressed skepticism on Thursday.
The Times’s Albany reporter, Jesse McKinley, posted on Twitter what the governor told reporters on a conference call Friday morning: “If they decide to, great … if not … but make a decision.” @NYGovCuomo says. “It’s up to the M.T.A. board.”
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority will keep both tunnels open during weekdays for full L train service and do its work on nights and weekends, shutting down only one tube at a time.
Trains will run in both directions, but that will result in long waits between trains — up to 15 and 20 minutes — during repair times. The authority still plans on running more G, M and 7 trains to handle passengers who are rerouted during the repairs.
If the board approves, the work would probably start at the end of April, which was when the shutdown was supposed to begin.
Transit officials said it could take 15 to 20 months. The previously planned shutdown was supposed to take 15 months. The governor stopped short of guaranteeing that it would not go beyond 20 months.
“It’s a silly question, ‘am I going to promise on a construction project?’” he said.
L-train riders who work nights and weekends, or those who play on nights and weekends.
A luxury ride share company that started just for the shutdown, The New L, said it would keep its wait list open, just in case the new plans didn’t work, and there was still a need for the 5-a-month service.
Construction and congestion on side streets in the East Village could be abated, sparing neighbors fumes from supplemental buses and asbestos in the debris removed from the tunnel.
Andy Byford, who oversees New York City’s subways and buses, said there would likely not be a high-occupancy vehicle lane over the Williamsburg Bridge, as had been planned. Additional ferry service from Brooklyn to Manhattan will also not be needed.
No decision has been made regarding shutting down 14th Street in Manhattan for bus service.
On Friday, the City Department of Transportation said a new two-way protected bike lane along Delancey Street that was recently opened at the foot of the Williamsburg Bridge on the Lower East Side will stay. The city is still reviewing other planned bike and bus lane changes.
In December, the governor asked experts from Cornell University's College of Engineering and Columbia University's Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science to suggest alternatives to a shutdown.
Their solution was to abandon the old electrical cables now embedded in a cement bench wall that runs along the base of the tunnel; construct a new racking system on the sides of the tunnel, and hang new cables wrapped in fireproof material; and then fortify the bench wall with fiberglass polymer.
Sit tight. Kind of like waiting for a late-night L train.B:
跑狗图得出单双各二尾“【林】【修】【你】【看】【看】【人】【家】【这】【生】【意】【是】【如】【何】【做】【的】，【再】【看】【看】【你】【的】”【苏】【倾】【城】【笑】【着】【说】【道】。 【苏】【倾】【城】【和】【林】【修】【那】【可】【也】【都】【是】【商】【业】【精】【英】【来】【着】，【她】【能】【看】【到】【想】【到】【的】【东】【西】，【林】【修】【自】【然】【是】【也】【能】【注】【意】【到】，【他】【砸】【吧】【了】【一】【下】【嘴】【巴】，“【怪】【不】【得】【当】【初】【我】【在】【人】【家】【的】【后】【花】【园】【里】【面】【见】【了】【不】【少】【的】【珍】【稀】【灵】【草】，【这】【赚】【钱】【的】【速】【度】，【滋】【滋】【滋】” 【苏】【倾】【城】【灵】【机】
“【找】【青】【栀】？” 【在】【场】【的】【人】【都】【微】【微】【一】【呆】，【脸】【色】【古】【怪】【地】【看】【着】【李】【天】，【眼】【睛】【微】【眯】【了】【下】【来】。 “【呵】【呵】，【这】【可】【是】【我】【见】【过】【最】【狂】【妄】【的】【新】【生】【了】，【刚】【来】【竟】【然】【就】【说】【陈】【秋】【娜】【不】【行】，【还】【要】【直】【接】【挑】【战】【青】【栀】，【不】【说】【我】【还】【不】【知】【道】【这】【是】【一】【个】【化】【神】【境】【的】【家】【伙】，【还】【以】【为】【是】【血】【皇】【太】【子】【明】【月】【独】【辰】【来】【了】【呢】。” 【有】【人】【不】【禁】【笑】【道】，【连】【连】【摇】【头】，【一】【脸】【可】【笑】【地】【看】【着】【李】【天】。
【一】【年】【后】，【战】【事】【平】【定】，【北】【戎】【退】【回】【原】【本】【的】【疆】【土】，【西】【北】【军】【收】【复】【临】【川】【三】【府】，【两】【国】【定】【下】【永】【不】【侵】【犯】【的】【契】【约】，【同】【年】【建】【成】【帝】【燕】【沐】【洵】【引】【罪】【禅】【让】【皇】【位】【与】【皇】【叔】【燕】【宏】【彻】，【天】【武】【改】【国】【都】【为】【西】【陵】【奉】【元】【城】，【自】【此】【一】【切】【落】【定】。 【奉】【元】【城】【瑞】【王】【府】【中】，【已】【经】【快】【四】【岁】【的】【燕】【景】【程】【手】【中】【拿】【着】【刚】【写】【好】【的】【字】，【欢】【跳】【着】【跑】【进】【了】【屋】【里】。 “【爹】【爹】，【爹】【爹】，【娘】【亲】【今】【天】【醒】【了】【么】？”跑狗图得出单双各二尾【把】【敌】【方】【的】【招】【数】【破】【解】【以】【后】，【快】【速】【闪】【动】【身】【形】【瞄】【准】【一】【位】【剑】【氏】【家】【族】【成】【员】【一】【剑】【刺】【出】，【正】【好】【命】【中】【敌】【方】【胸】【口】【要】【害】【之】【地】。 “【啊】！”【那】【人】【惨】【叫】【一】【声】，【双】【眼】【一】【白】【瘫】【倒】【在】【地】。 【短】【短】【一】【分】【钟】，【就】【有】【两】【名】【古】【武】【者】【惨】【死】【当】【场】，【张】【天】【易】【再】【也】【忍】【不】【住】【了】，【手】【持】【鬼】【谷】【神】【剑】【冲】【击】【而】【出】，【速】【度】【也】【是】【奇】【快】【无】【比】，【短】【短】【几】【个】【眨】【眼】【便】【赶】【到】【现】【场】。 【自】【上】【而】【下】【劈】【出】
【陈】【嚣】【等】【人】【说】【笑】【间】，【一】【阵】【马】【蹄】【声】【传】【来】，****【城】【了】。 【前】【面】【带】【路】【的】【是】【叶】【蓉】，【在】【她】【身】【旁】【还】【跟】【着】【个】【一】【身】【宝】【蓝】【长】【袍】【的】【男】【子】，【看】【着】【大】【概】【二】【十】【岁】【左】【右】，【打】【扮】【挺】【贵】【气】【的】，【不】【知】【道】【是】***【府】【的】【什】【么】【人】，【正】【十】【分】【热】【情】【的】【跟】【周】【围】【的】【百】【姓】【打】【招】【呼】。 【再】【往】【后】【就】【是】【几】【辆】【马】【车】【了】，【马】【车】【帘】【偶】【尔】【掀】【开】，【也】【看】【不】【大】【清】【里】【面】【的】【情】【形】。 【马】【车】【旁】【边】【跟】
【看】【着】【司】【蓉】【仙】【子】【一】【副】【志】【得】【意】【满】【的】【神】【情】，【秦】【凤】【鸣】【心】【中】【惊】【怒】【之】【意】【涌】【动】【不】【已】。 【可】【是】【怒】【意】【涌】【动】【仅】【是】【瞬】【间】【之】【事】，【一】【股】【无】【力】【之】【感】【立】【即】【充】【斥】【了】【他】【全】【身】。 【虽】【然】【他】【不】【知】【司】【蓉】【所】【激】【发】【的】【此】【种】【不】【用】【他】【参】【与】，【就】【能】【够】【作】【用】【在】【他】【身】【上】【的】【强】【大】【誓】【咒】【是】【何】【种】【契】【约】。【但】【他】【有】【一】【点】【明】【白】，【那】【就】【是】【他】【此】【刻】【已】【经】【受】【到】【了】【契】【约】【加】【身】。 【秦】【凤】【鸣】【现】【在】【最】【要】【弄】【明】【的】
【武】【媚】【娘】【小】【声】【对】【着】【凌】【丽】，【说】【道】：“【你】【有】【没】【有】【介】【绍】【信】【什】【么】【的】？ “【他】【们】【现】【在】【是】【在】【分】【人】，【有】【信】【的】【话】【就】【有】【可】【能】【百】【分】【到】【好】【的】【地】【方】【去】，【没】【有】【的】【话】【就】【不】【知】【道】【送】【到】【什】【么】【地】【方】【去】【了】，【你】【到】【底】【有】【没】【有】【啊】？” 【凌】【丽】【摇】【摇】【头】，【她】【清】【楚】【的】【记】【着】【因】【为】【自】【己】【的】【夫】【婿】【在】【结】【婚】【的】【当】【天】【就】【被】【那】【突】【来】【的】【什】【么】【大】【人】【打】【成】【重】【上】，【发】【配】【到】【边】【疆】，【自】【己】【亲】【没】【有】【结】【成】，【凌】