Metal sign under concrete step falls at MBTA’s Savin Hill station – Boston News, Weather, Sports

BOSTON (WHDH) – Concrete steps at MBTA’s Savin Hill station were inspected after a metal panel under one of the steps fell on Sunday evening.

According to the MBTA, crews made some minor repairs to additional staircase panels the next morning.

The engineers determined that the stairs were structurally sound and safe for us.

No injuries were reported and the Red Line service was not affected.

“With customer and employee safety of paramount importance, regular maintenance is a central part of MBTA’s asset management program and includes inspections, preventive maintenance and corrective maintenance of the station infrastructure. “, published the MTBA in a statement. “The MBTA continues to invest billions of dollars in major infrastructure projects, including the Red Line Transformation program. After a record $ 1.92 billion spent in FY2021, the MBTA plans to exceed $ 2 billion in capital spending in FY2022. The MBTA has increased its capital spending every year. year since 2015 to help make public transport services and infrastructure more reliable.

All MBTA stairs are regularly inspected by the MBTA and are currently reviewed by third-party engineering companies, officials said.

The MBTA would spend approximately $ 31 million per year on maintenance and upkeep of rapid transit stations and facilities throughout the system.

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