Transit Sandy repairs shut down A/C from Brooklyn-Manhattan this weekend New York City Transit employees pump water out of the Cranberry Street Tunnel, which carries the A and C trains between Brooklyn and Manhattan underneath the East River, in the wake of Superstorm Sandy. Photo taken November 2, 2012. Photo Credit: MTA New York City Transit / Leonard Wiggins By REBECCA HARSHBARGER email@example.com August 6, 2015 7:14 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet gShare Email Hundreds of thousands of A and C subway riders can expect to face their first tunnel closure this weekend while the MTA repairs damage from superstorm Sandy. A and C trains -- which are used by 180,000 riders on an average Saturday -- will go over the F line between West 4th Street in Manhattan and Jay Street-Metrotech stations in Brooklyn while the MTA repairs the Cranberry Tunnel. There will be no A and C service at the High Street, Fulton Street, Chambers Street, Canal Street, and Spring Street stops in Manhattan and Brooklyn. recommended reading State to grant $6.2 million to historic sites for Sandy repairs The 1.6 mile-long tunnel will be closed during 40 weekends while the MTA makes almost $100 million in repairs throughout this year and 2016. More than 1.5 billion gallons of salt water flooded the tunnel during Superstorm Sandy. Here's the full calendar of weekend closures for 2015: August 14-17 August 21-24 September 11-14 September 25-28 recommended reading MTA Chief: NYC must pay fare share for MTA upgrades October 9 to 12 October 16 to 19 October 30 to November 2 November 13 to 16 By REBECCA HARSHBARGER firstname.lastname@example.org Share on Facebook Share on Twitter More on this topic Sandy-damaged boardwalk in NYC opensThe boardwalk opened a day before the official start of the swimming season. MTA considers bringing back W trainAn MTA spokesman said it's "premature" for the agency to announce its plans. Brooklyn-Manhattan subways at 100 years: A look back and what's nextBack in the day, the fare was five cents. Comments Comments section is temporarily on hold. Here’s why.