Construction begins on Major Deegan Expy.

Construction on the Major Deegan Expressway began Thursday night. The project is expected to take about two years to complete.

Construction on the Major Deegan Expressway starts Thursday night.

Construction on the Major Deegan Expressway starts Thursday night. (7/16/15)

THE BRONX - Construction on the Major Deegan Expressway began Thursday night.

The project is expected to take about two years to complete. 

The highway will be reduced from three northbound lanes to just two for construction.

Closures start at Exit 3 and extend beyond Exit 5.

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