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Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement (SDEIS)

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VOLUME I
Abstract
Signature Page
Executive Summary
1: Project Purpose and Need
2: Project Alternatives
3: Description of Construction Methods and Activities
4: Public Outreach and Review Process
5: Transportation
5A: Transportation—Ridership Modeling
5B: Transportation—Subway and Commuter Rail
5C: Transportation—Surface Transit
5D: Transportation—Vehicular Traffic
5E: Transportation—Parking
5F: Transportation–Pedestrians
6: Social and Economic Conditions
7: Public Open Space
8: Displacement and Relocation
9: Historic Resources
10: Archaeological Resources
11: Air Quality
12: Noise and Vibration
13: Infrastructure and Energy
14: Contaminated Materials
15: Natural Resources
16: Coastal Zone Consistency
17: Safety
18: Environmental Justice
19: Indirect and Cumulative Effects
20: Commitment of Resources
21: List of Preparers
22: List of Agencies and Organizations
Draft Programmatic Agreement
Draft Section 4(f) Evaluation
Glossary G-1
Index Index-1

VOLUME 2
APPENDIX A: Planning Context
APPENDIX B: Development of Alternatives
APPENDIX C: Photographs of Shaft Sites

APPENDIX D.1: Transportation—Ridership Modeling

APPENDIX D.2: Transportation

APPENDIX D.3: Transportation—Supporting Tables and Diagrams for Transportation Analysis

APPENDIX E.1: Social and Economic Conditions

APPENDIX E.2: Social and Economic Conditions—Maps and Photographs of Station, Staging Area, and Shaft Site Study Areas

APPENDIX E.3:Social and Economic Conditions - Zoning Resolution
APPENDIX E.4: Social and Economic Conditions - Zoning Maps for Neighborhood Zones
APPENDIX E.5: Social and Economic Conditions - Methodologies
APPENDIX F: Displacement and Relocation

VOLUME 3

APPENDIX G.1: Historic Resources

APPENDIX G.2: Historic Resources—List of Agency Correspondence

APPENDIX H: Archaeological Resources
APPENDIX I: Air Quality

APPENDIX J.1: Noise and Vibration

APPENDIX J.2: Noise and Vibration—Supporting Tables for Noise Analysis

APPENDIX K.1: Contaminated Materials

APPENDIX K.2: Contaminated Materials—Inventory of Evaluated Sites

APPENDIX L.1: Natural Resources

APPENDIX L.2: Natural Resources—Federal Transit Administration/Metropolitan Transportation Authority Second Avenue Subway, New York, New York—Essential Fish Habitat Assessment

APPENDIX L.3: Natural Resources—List of Correspondence

APPENDIX L.4: Natural Resources—Benthic Invertebrate Grab, Vibratory Sampling and Sediment Analysis at Third Avenue Bridge and Pier 6 New York City

APPENDIX M: Coastal Zone Consistency
APPENDIX N: Environmental Justice
APPENDIX O: Response to Comments Received on the 1999 DEIS
APPENDIX P: Community Board Resolutions and Motions
APPENDIX Q: References
 
I. List of Figures
Executive Summary

S-1 New York City Subway Service with Second Avenue Subway Line

S-2 Project Area

S-3 Shallow Chrystie Option

S-4 Deep Chrystie Option

S-5 Forsyth Street Option

S-6 Proposed Second Avenue Subway Line, Tunnel, and Station Elements

S-7 Construction Techniques

 
Project Purpose and Need

1-1 Project Area

1-2 Daily Trips to Manhattan South of 60th Street

 
Project Alternatives

2-1 New York City Subway Service with Second Avenue Subway Line

2-2 Proposed Second Avenue Subway Line, Tunnel, and Station Elements

2-3 Track Diagram, North of 57th Street

2-4 Track Diagram, South of 57th Street

2-5 Shallow Chrystie Option

2-6 Deep Chrystie Option

2-7 Forsyth Street Option

2-8 Conceptual Drawing of the 125th Street Station

2-9 Station Entrance Options (Plan View)

2-10 Context Map: Train Storage and Maintenance

2-11 Proposed Storage Tracks at 125th Street and 129th Streets

2-12 Coney Island Yard Expansion Site (Possible New Storage Yard)

2-13 36th-38th Street Yard (Possible Storage Tracks Created in Existing Yard)

2-14 Concourse Yard (Possible Location for Expansion to Maintenance Facilities)

2-15 207th Street Yard (Possible Location for Expansion to Maintenance Facilities)

 
Description of Construction Methods and Activities

3-1 Conceptual Drawing of a Tunnel Boring Machine

3-2 Conceptual Drawing of a Tunnel Boring Process

3-3 Section of a Typical Tunnel

3-4 Conceptual Drawing of Conventional Mining

3-5 Conceptual Cut-and-Cover Station Construction, Section View

3-6 Cut-and-Cover Construction—Conceptual Drawing and Photograph

3-7 Example of Building Underpinning

3-8 Typical Barge Site

3-9 Potential Shaft Site and Spoils Removal Areas Near Second Avenue North of 125th Street, Near 96th Street, and at 66th Street

3-10 Potential Shaft Site and Staging Areas Near 34th Street, Near Houston Street and in Lower Manhattan

3-11 Construction Techniques

 
Public Outreach And Review Process

4-1 Community Boards Along Second Avenue Subway Alignment

 
Transportation

5D-1 Areas of Severe Vehicular Congestion

5D-2 Roadway Configuration Options During the Decking Installation Construction Phase

5D-3 Roadway Configuration Options During the Tunnel Construction Phase

 
Social and Economic Conditions

6-1 Second Avenue Subway Study Area

6-2 East Harlem Neighborhood Zone Land Use

6-3 Community Facilities Within One Block of the Project Alignment, 6-4 East Harlem Neighborhood Zone

6-4 Upper East Side Neighborhood Zone Land Use

6-5 Community Facilities Within One Block of the Project Alignment,Upper East Side Neighborhood Zone

6-6 East Midtown Neighborhood Zone Land Use

6-7 Community Facilities Within One Block of the Project Alignment,East Midtown Neighborhood Zone

6-8 Gramercy Park/Union Square Neighborhood Zone Land Use

6-9 Community Facilities Within One Block of the Project Alignment, 6-10 Gramercy Park/Union Square Neighborhood Zone

6-10 East Village/Lower East Side/Chinatown Neighborhood Zone Land Use

6-11 Community Facilities Within One Block of the Project Alignment, 6-12 East Village/Lower East Side/Chinatown Neighborhood Zone

6-12 Lower Manhattan Neighborhood Zone Land Use

6-13 Community Facilities Within One Block of the Project Alignment,Lower Manhattan Neighborhood Zone

 
Public Open Space

7-1 Parks Adjacent to the Second Avenue Subway Alignment

7-2 Parks Adjacent to the Second Avenue Subway Alignment

 
Historic Resources

9-1 East Harlem—Known Historic Resources

9-2 Upper East Side—Known Historic Resources

9-3 East Midtown—Known Historic Resources

9-4 Gramercy Park/Union Square—Known Historic Resources

9-5 East Village/Lower East Side/Chinatown—Known Historic Resources

9-6 Lower Manhattan—Known Historic Resources

9-7 207th Street Yard—Known Historic Resources

9-8 Concourse Yard—Known Historic Resources

9-9 36th-38th Street Yard—Known Historic Resources

 
Archaeological Resources

10-1 East Harlem Area of Potential Effect—Areas of Potential Archaeological Sensitivity and Potential Project Effects

10-2 Upper East Side Area of Potential Effect—Areas of Potential Archaeological Sensitivity and Potential Project Effects

10-3 East Midtown Area of Potential Effect—Areas of Potential Archaeological Sensitivity and Potential Project Effects

10-4 Gramercy Park/Union Square Area of Potential Effect—Areas of Potential Archaeological Sensitivity and Potential Project Effects

10-5 East Village/Lower East Side/Chinatown Area of Potential Effect—Areas of Potential Archaeological Sensitivity and Potential Project Effects

10-6 Lower Manhattan Area of Potential Effect—Areas of Potential Archaeological Sensitivity and Potential Project Effects

 
Noise

12-1 FTA’s Noise Impact Criteria for Transit Operations

12-2 East Harlem and Upper East Side Noise Receptors

12-3 East Midtown, Gramercy Park/Union Square, East Village/Chinatown/Lower East Side, and Lower Manhattan Noise Receptors

12-4 Operational Ground-Borne Noise Impacts

12-5 Operations Ground-Borne Vibration Impacts

 
Natural Resources

15-1 129th Street, Harlem River

15-2 Pier 6, East River

15-3 Coney Island Subway Yard Expansion, Coney Island Creek

Coastal Zone Consistency

16-1 Coastal Zone Near Manhattan Alignment

16-2 Coastal Zone Near Coney Island Yard Expansion Site

16-3 Coastal Zone Near 207th Street Yard

 
Environmental Justice

18-1 Second Avenue Corridor Study Area

18-2 Shaft/Staging Site Construction Study Areas

18-3 Second Avenue Corridor Study Area Census Tracts with Population of Concern

18-4 Shaft/Staging Site Construction Study Areas Census Tracts with Population of Concern

 
Draft Section 4(f) Evaluation

1 Section 4(f) Park Resources

2 Section 4(f) Park Resources

3 Conceptual Drawing of Crack Is Wack Playground

4 Crack Is Wack Playground

5 Conceptual Drawing of Triboro Plaza

6 Triboro Plaza

7 Conceptual Drawing of Playground 96

8 Western Portion of Playground 96

9 Conceptual Drawing of St. Vartan Park

10 Western Portion of St. Vartan Park

11 Conceptual Drawing of Sara D. Roosevelt Park: Shallow Chrystie Option

12 Conceptual Drawing of Sara D. Roosevelt Park: Deep Chrystie Option

13 Conceptual Drawing of Sara D. Roosevelt Park: Forsyth Street Option

14 Sara D. Roosevelt Park – Houston to Delancey Streets

15 Sara D. Roosevelt Park – Houston to Delancey Streets

16 Sara D. Roosevelt Park – Delancey to Grand Streets

17 Sara D. Roosevelt Park – Houston to Delancey Streets

18 Conceptual Drawing of Kimlau Square

19 Kimlau Square

20 St. James Triangle

21 Pearl Street Playground

22 Fulton Street Plaza

23 Vietnam Veterans Plaza

24 Coenties Slip

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