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Press Release
February 8, 2013
IMMEDIATE
Knickerbocker Avenue M Station Reopens Following Rehab
Improvements Set for Central Avenue and 3 Other Stations As Well

MTA New York City Transit announces the reopening of the Knickerbocker Avenue M subway station on the Myrtle Avenue line. Effective 10 a.m., today, February 8, Knickerbocker Avenue is again open to the public following a five-month station rehabilitation project.

At Knickerbocker Avenue workers reconstructed the control house, refurbished the station agent booth, replaced the street and platform stairs, installed new windscreens, performed structural repairs, installed new drainage systems and repaired column bases.

Central Avenue is the next M line station scheduled to close for five months from March through August 2013. In addition, over the next several months, Seneca Avenue, Forest Avenue and Fresh Pond Road stations on the Myrtle Avenue line will have component work done on the control houses, stairs, platforms, columns and flooring.

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