Project UpdateMTA Board Approves Contract for
Transformative LIRR Modernization

The MTA Board on Wednesday approved a design-build contract with 3rd Track Constructors, to complete the design and construction of the crucial LIRR Expansion Project.

Project At-A-Glance

Long Island Rail Road Expansion Project

This Historic Effort Will Improve Railroad Infrastructure, Eliminate Seven Street-Level Railroad Crossings, Improve Railroad Bridges, and Add a Third Track to the Busiest LIRR Corridor From Floral Park to Hicksville.

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Long Island Rail Road Customers Talk About a Third Track on the Main Line

LIRR customers talk about their commutes, and how adding a third track to the bottlenecked, 2-track Main Line would help them every single day.

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THE LIRR EXPANSION PROJECT

A proposal to provide a more robust and reliable rail service, making living and working on Long Island easier.

“Long Island’s future prosperity depends on a modern transportation network that eases congestion on our roads and improves service on the LIRR… this is a robust and comprehensive agenda to do just that.”
Governor Andrew Cuomo