Metro North is going to be completely replacing the elevated tracks between 115th Street and 123rd Street, starting in about 9 months or a year. However, not only are they going to do this massive task, but they’ll do it while the tracks are in use.
The engineering behind this is all predicated on closing off parts of Park Avenue and side streets and using a massive gantry system to hoist sections of track into place, once new supporting pillars are ready.
The replacement of this section of the elevated track is urgently needed to replace a 130+ year old structure that has far outlasted expectations.
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NY Post Raises Councilmember Jordan’s Council Attendance Record
The NY Post notes that Councilmember Jordan has missed 46 percent of her council committee and caucus meetings since last year, records show.
She’s been recorded absent 53 times and present 61 times with one entry listed as “conflict” since taking office in January of 2022.
This year alone, she’s missed five meetings of the Aging Committee she serves on, four Youth Services and Sanitation Committee meetings, two Veterans Affairs Committee meetings and two full Council Committee meetings.
Richardson Jordan, 36, also was recorded as absent from the Council’s Manhattan delegation meeting on April 27.