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SECTION 21-B
Construction and equipment of a rapid transit railroad line
Rapid Transit (RAT) CHAPTER 48-A, ARTICLE 3
§ 21-b. Construction and equipment of a rapid transit railroad line.
1. 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.

2. 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.

3. 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.