Boston, Massachusetts 2021-10-11 12:09:06 –
Boston (WHDH)-The concrete stairs at Sabin Hill Station in MBTA were inspected late Sunday night after the metal panels under the stairs fell.
According to MBTA, the crew made some minor repairs to the additional panels on the stairs the next morning.
Engineers have determined that the stairs are structurally sound and safe.
There were no reports of injuries and there was no impact on Redline service.
“Because customer and employee safety is paramount, routine maintenance is a central component of MBTA’s asset management program, including station infrastructure inspection, preventive maintenance, and remedial maintenance,” MTBA said. Announced in a statement. “MBTA continues to invest billions of dollars in major infrastructure projects, including the Redline Transformation Program. MBTA spent a record $ 1.92 billion in fiscal 2021 and then fiscal 2022. We expect to make more than $ 2 billion in capital investment. MBTA has increased its capital investment every year since 2015 to increase the reliability of transit services and infrastructure. “
Officials say all MBTA stairs are regularly inspected by MBTA and are currently being reviewed by a third-party engineering company.
MBTA reportedly spends approximately $ 31 million annually on the maintenance and maintenance of high-speed transportation stations and facilities throughout the system.
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