Navillus Contracting has completed work on a total of three stations along the new Second Avenue subway line, which opened January 1.
The firm provided the subcontracting services on behalf of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) through their prime contractor and worked on stations, including the 63rd, 72nd and 96th Street.
“A great city like New York requires a first-class transportation system,” said Donal O’Sullivan, owner and president of Navillus Contracting. “Our entire team at Navillus Contracting is proud to have played a role in this exciting new addition to our city’s subway system.”
Navillus personnel worked on an accelerated schedule to help meet Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s aggressive opening deadline for the Second Avenue subway.
Over the past two years, the company has also made construction-related enhancements to a number of other subway stations around the city, including Grand Central Station, South Ferry, Fulton Street, Cortland Street, Broadway Line, and the LIRR’s East Side Access Project.
At the East 96th Street station, Navillus performed ceramic and granite tile services and also installed granite and terracotta cladding, while at the East 72nd Street station the company delivered ceramic and granite tile, granite cladding, and masonry services.
In addition, Navillus performed masonry work at the 63rd Street station at Lexington Avenue.
Navillus Contracting has provided stone and tile-related services to such recognizable New York City sites as Grand Central Station, Madison Square Garden, the Apple Flagship Store on Fifth Avenue, Brooklyn’s Children’s Museum and the Resorts World Casino at Aqueduct Raceway.
The first phase of the Second Avenue line is initially expected to carry some 200,000 riders daily. The MTA says the new line eases overcrowding on the crowded No. 4, 5, and 6 lines along Lexington Avenue.