New York Rapid Transit Law
Sec. § 21-B
Construction and Equipment of a Rapid Transit Railroad Line

21-b. Construction and equipment of a rapid transit railroad line.


The New York city transit authority, acting under and pursuant to the provisions of this chapter and of title nine of article five of the public authorities law, is hereby authorized to effect the construction and equipment of a rapid transit line in the borough of Queens in the city of New York, along the following route: A route lying wholly within the borough of Queens beginning at a point under Forty-first avenue at or near Twenty-ninth street, where a connection can conveniently be made with the tracks at the easterly end of the Sixty-third street line; thence curving and extending northeasterly to a point under Northern boulevard across Fortieth avenue, Thirty-first street, Thirty-ninth avenue, Honeywell street, Thirty-second street, and Thirty-third street to a point under Thirty-fourth street and Northern boulevard.


Notwithstanding any defect, irregularity or omission of any lawful requirement or lack of statutory authority therefore, the acts and proceedings heretofore taken by the New York city transit authority in adopting, approving or consenting to plans and conclusions, general plan of construction, route or any other matters, with respect to the rapid transit line provided for in this section, are hereby legalized, ratified, validated and confirmed.


Notwithstanding any other state or local law, this section shall constitute the sole state or local governmental authority required for the construction and equipment of the route set forth in subdivision one of this section.
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