MTA taps Cuomo’s strategy for L train project to repair F train tunnel

The MTA will use aspects of Gov. Cuomo’s controversial L train tunnel repair plan to fix another East River crossing damaged by Hurricane Sandy.

Transit officials on Monday are announcing plans to ink a $90 million contract to rehab the Rutgers Tube, which connects the F train between the Lower East Side in Manhattan to DUMBO in Brooklyn.

Transit honchos said the tunnel will be fixed by the end of next March — an aggressive timeline made possible by a strategy ironed out during the L train project.

The East Broadway F train stop in Lower Manhattan. (Luiz C. Ribeiro / for New York Daily News) The MTA will use aspects of Gov. Cuomo’s controversial L train tunnel repair plan to fix another East River crossing damaged by Hurricane Sandy.

Transit officials on Monday are announcing plans to […]

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