Actually, 5th Street appears to be open now. Looking west (above) and north (below, with the Break Wind Lofts at Duggins Flats casting a long TIF shadow).
Now east, toward the site of the Great Barbershop Siege of 2016, and then …
… a longer view from — HEY WAIT, GET OUT OF THE WAY.
This is more placid.
Perfect spot for two-way traffic, wouldn’t you say?
Here are a few corresponding views from various stages of what proved to be a two-and-a-half-month project. Let’s hope the perennial subterranean problems at this intersection have been resolved for good.
But what about the subway station? Hope spring eternal.