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Contractors work on the East Side Access Project (Credit: Charles Eckert)

Contractors work on the East Side Access Project on Tuesday in below midtown Manhattan. The East Access Project will enable Long Island Rail Road customers to arrive directly at Grand Central Station. (Jan. 29, 2013)

East side access to Grand Central

The Mass Transit Authority gave a tour of the new tunnels that will connect the LIRR to Grand Central in Manhattan. (Jan. 29, 2013)

Contractors work on the East Side Access Project
(Credit: Charles Eckert)

Contractors work on the East Side Access Project on Tuesday in below midtown Manhattan. The East Access Project will enable Long Island Rail Road customers to arrive directly at Grand Central Station. (Jan. 29, 2013)

Contractors work on the East Side Access Project
(Credit: Charles Eckert)

Contractors work on the East Side Access Project on Tuesday in below midtown Manhattan. The East Access Project will enable Long Island Rail Road customers to arrive directly at Grand Central Station. (Jan. 29, 2013)

Contractors work on the East Side Access Project
(Credit: Charles Eckert)

Contractors work on the East Side Access Project on Tuesday in below midtown Manhattan. The East Access Project will enable Long Island Rail Road customers to arrive directly at Grand Central Station. (Jan. 29, 2013)

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Contractors work on the East Side Access Project
(Credit: Charles Eckert)

Contractors work on the East Side Access Project on Tuesday below midtown Manhattan. The East Access Project eventually will enable Long Island Rail Road customers to arrive directly at Grand Central Station. (Jan. 29, 2013)

Michael Horodniceanu, chief of MTA Capital Construction, shows
(Credit: Charles Eckert)

Michael Horodniceanu, chief of MTA Capital Construction, shows the media the East Side Access Project on Tuesday below midtown Manhattan. The East Access Project will enable Long Island Rail Road customers to arrive directly at Grand Central Station. (Jan. 29, 2013)

Contractors work on the East Side Access Project
(Credit: Charles Eckert)

Contractors work on the East Side Access Project on Tuesday below midtown Manhattan. The project eventually will enable Long Island Rail Road customers to arrive directly at Grand Central Station. (Jan. 29, 2013)

Contractors work on the East Side Access Project
(Credit: Charles Eckert)

Contractors work on the East Side Access Project on Tuesday below midtown Manhattan. The East Access Project eventually will enable Long Island Rail Road customers to arrive directly at Grand Central Station. (Jan. 29, 2013)

Contractors work on the East Side Access Project
(Credit: Charles Eckert)

Contractors work on the East Side Access Project below midtown Manhattan. The project eventually will enable Long Island Rail Road customers to arrive directly at Grand Central Terminal. (Jan. 29, 2013)

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Contractors work on the East Side Access Project
(Credit: Charles Eckert)

Contractors work on the East Side Access Project on Tuesday below midtown Manhattan. The East Access Project eventually will enable Long Island Rail Road customers to arrive directly at Grand Central Station. (Jan. 29, 2013)

Contractors work on the East Side Access Project
(Credit: Charles Eckert)

Contractors work on the East Side Access Project on Tuesday below midtown Manhattan. The East Access Project eventually will enable Long Island Rail Road customers to arrive directly at Grand Central Station. (Jan. 29, 2013)

Contractors work on the East Side Access Project
(Credit: Charles Eckert)

Contractors work on the East Side Access Project on Tuesday below midtown Manhattan. The East Access Project eventually will enable Long Island Rail Road customers to arrive directly at Grand Central Station. (Jan. 29, 2013)

Contractors work on the East Side Access Project
(Credit: Charles Eckert)

Contractors work on the East Side Access Project on Tuesday below midtown Manhattan. The project eventually will enable Long Island Rail Road customers to arrive directly at Grand Central Station. (Jan. 29, 2013)

Contractors work on the East Side Access Project
(Credit: Charles Eckert)

Contractors work on the East Side Access Project on Tuesday below midtown Manhattan. The East Access Project eventually will enable Long Island Rail Road customers to arrive directly at Grand Central Station. (Jan. 29, 2013)

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ADVERTISE HERE
Contractors work on the East Side Access Project
(Credit: Charles Eckert)

Contractors work on the East Side Access Project on Tuesday below midtown Manhattan. The East Access Project eventually will enable Long Island Rail Road customers to arrive directly at Grand Central Station. (Jan. 29, 2013)

Contractors work on the East Side Access Project
(Credit: Charles Eckert)

Contractors work on the East Side Access Project on Tuesday below midtown Manhattan. The project eventually will enable Long Island Rail Road customers to arrive directly at Grand Central Station. (Jan. 29, 2013)

Contractors work on the East Side Access Project
(Credit: Charles Eckert)

Contractors work on the East Side Access Project on Tuesday below midtown Manhattan. The project eventually will enable Long Island Rail Road customers to arrive directly at Grand Central Station. (Jan. 29, 2013)

Contractors work on the East Side Access Project
(Credit: Charles Eckert)

Contractors work on the East Side Access Project on Tuesday below midtown Manhattan. The project eventually will enable Long Island Rail Road customers to arrive directly at Grand Central Station. (Jan. 29, 2013)

Contractors work on the East Side Access Project
(Credit: Charles Eckert)

Contractors work on the East Side Access Project below midtown Manhattan. (Jan. 29, 2013)

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Contractors work on the East Side Access Project
(Credit: Charles Eckert)

Contractors work on the East Side Access Project on Tuesday below midtown Manhattan. The project eventually will enable Long Island Rail Road customers to arrive directly at Grand Central Station. (Jan. 29, 2013)

Contractors work on the East Side Access Project
(Credit: Charles Eckert)

Contractors work on the East Side Access Project on Tuesday below midtown Manhattan. The project eventually will enable Long Island Rail Road customers to arrive directly at Grand Central Station. (Jan. 29, 2013)

Contractors work on the East Side Access Project
(Credit: Charles Eckert)

Contractors work on the East Side Access Project on Tuesday below midtown Manhattan. The project eventually will enable Long Island Rail Road customers to arrive directly at Grand Central Station. (Jan. 29, 2013)

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