Discover Second Avenue with Subway Geologist Julie Freitas
Beneath the StreetSAS Community Center (1628 2nd Ave, Manhattan, NY, United States) Map it Free
Ever wonder what's under the asphalt of Second Avenue? Or how a tunnel boring machine moves through solid rock? Second Avenue Subway Geologist Julie Freitas will answer these questions and more during a Transit Talk at the MTA Second Avenue Subway Community Information Center (CIC). Ms. Freitas will explain the origins and characteristics of the rocks and soil under Second Avenue- and how they influence the construction methods used to build the subway.