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Urban Avenue Grade Crossing

Property at 117 Urban Avenue in New Cassel to Be Deconstructed This Month in Advance of the Urban Avenue Grade Crossing Elimination

By | LIRR Expansion Project, Project Update, Urban Avenue Grade Crossing

The property at 117 Urban Avenue in New Cassel will be deconstructed this month in advance of the elimination of the Urban Avenue Grade Crossing. Third Track Constructors (3TC) has completed asbestos abatement of the existing structure and will monitor the air for dust, debris, and noise during the demolition….

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Port Jefferson Station-"...the vast and endless sea..." (2018)

David McQueen’s “…the vast and endless sea…” (2018) Installed at Port Jefferson Station

By | Port Jefferson Station

David McQueen’s sculpture, “…the vast and endless sea…” (2018), commissioned by MTA Arts & Design, has been installed at Port Jefferson Station. The sculpture has been placed in a landscaped pedestrian pathway linking Main Street to the station building and platform. It was fabricated by KC Fabrications. The stainless-steel sculpture…

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Webster Avenue Bridge Pre-Construction Phase

“Best Value Analysis” has been Completed for Manhasset’s Webster Avenue Bridge, Built in 1897

By | Webster Avenue Bridge

As part of the process of efficiently designing and constructing a replacement vehicular bridge over the LIRR Port Washington Branch track, a Best Value Analysis Presentation of the Webster Avenue Bridge Rehabilitation Project was made to the LIRR in December 2018. The final report is currently under review. The project…

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LIRR Expansion Project Outreach Team Meets with Westbury/New Cassel NAACP Chapter and Local Officials

By | LIRR Expansion Project, New Cassel Substation, Urban Avenue Grade Crossing, Westbury North Parking Structure, Westbury South Parking Structure and LIRR Lot Development, Westbury Station, Westbury Substation

The LIRR Expansion Project outreach team joined the Westbury/New Cassel chapter of the NAACP and local elected officials to inform members about current project activities and to answer construction questions. The LIRR Expansion Project Team regularly makes itself available to businesses, residents and elected officials in all the LIRR Expansion…

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LIRR Expansion Project Team Meets with State Senator Anna Kaplan and North Hempstead Officials

LIRR Expansion Project Team Meets with State Senator Anna Kaplan and North Hempstead Officials

By | Carle Place Station, Carle Place Substation, Cherry Lane Bridge, Glen Cove Bridge, LIRR Expansion Project, Meadowbrook Parkway Bridge, New Cassel Substation, Urban Avenue Grade Crossing

On January 11th, LIRR Expansion Project Team members met with State Senator Anna Kaplan and officials from the Town of North Hempstead, including Town Supervisor Judi Bosworth and Councilwoman Viviana Russell, to discuss various Expansion Project components within North Hempstead. Earlier this month, the team met with Senator Kaplan and…

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Nassau Blvd Bridge 01-10-19

Nassau Blvd. Bridge Strike Underlines Need for Bridge Replacements Underway

By | Cherry Lane Bridge, Glen Cove Bridge, LIRR Expansion Project, Meadowbrook Parkway Bridge, Nassau Boulevard Bridge, Plainfield Avenue Bridge, Post Avenue Bridge, South Tyson Avenue Bridge, Tanners Pond/Denton Avenue Bridge

A bridge strike to the Nassau Boulevard Bridge in the Village of Garden City on January 9th caused delays for both drivers travelling underneath the bridge and for LIRR passengers. Bridge strikes result in train delays, as LIRR crews determine the bridge’s safety and structural integrity before restoring service. Since…

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