Underground tour views the construction of the Second Avenue Subway line

The first phase of the Second Avenue subway in New York City is set to open in December 2016 after more than 80 years of planning. Members of the Upper East Side community toured the construction of the tunnels and platforms underground, the first phase of which is more than 86 percent complete and will run as an extension of the Q line from 96th St to 63rd St. Sep 22, 2015