Central Subway project taking holiday hiatus (sort of)

KTVU.com and wires – excerpt

SAN FRANCISCO – San Francisco’s Central Subway project is taking a holiday hiatus near the city’s popular tourist and shopping destinations, according to the Municipal Transportation Agency.
No construction will take place on Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Christmas Day or New Year’s Day on the $1.6 billion project, which will create a new branch of the Municipal Railway’s T-Third line linking the city’s South of Market neighborhood to Chinatown.
Additionally, construction is pausing on Stockton and Ellis streets between Thanksgiving and January 2013 and the streets will be reopened to traffic to allow crowds to better navigate the area near Union Square, according to SFMTA officials…
Updates on the project can be found at www.centralsubwaysf.com
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