Roughly three months after Related Companies broke ground on the 800-foot Amtrak rail tunnel at Hudson Yards, some blasts necessary to hollow out the tunnel under the Hudson River may be set to begin as early as next week.
Any blasting required would take place on weekdays between 9 a.m. and 3.30 p.m. over the next sixth months. There could be up to four blasts per day and the developer and the city readily admit that residents will likely hear them. Related sent a warning to Community Board 4 and other officials about the explosions. Noise levels will be monitored onsite, Related representatives told DNAinfo. [more]