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Covert Avenue Grade Crossing Elimination - 04-14-19

MTA Begins Major Construction at Covert Avenue in the Village of New Hyde Park to Eliminate Street-Level Railroad Crossing

By | Cherry Lane Bridge, Covert Avenue Grade Crossing, LIRR Expansion Project

On April 14th, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) announced that Covert Avenue, between 1st Avenue and 5th Avenue, in the Village of New Hyde Park will be temporarily closed beginning Monday, April 15th, 2019, as part of the Long Island Rail Road’s Main Line Expansion Project that will make the…

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Mineola Harrison Avenue Parking Garage - 04-12-19

Utility Relocation and Support of Excavation (SOE) Work Completed at Mineola Harrison Avenue Parking Structure

By | LIRR Expansion Project, Mineola Harrison Avenue Parking Structure

Utility relocation and support of excavation (SOE) work has been completed and excavation is currently underway at the Mineola Harrison Avenue parking structure. Work on the foundation and the parking structure itself will take place through the end of the year, followed by architectural, electrical, plumbing and elevator installation. These…

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New Hyde Park Village Residents Meeting - 04-03-19

LIRR Expansion Project Team Presents at New Hyde Park Village Residents Open House

By | Covert Avenue Grade Crossing, LIRR Expansion Project, New Hyde Park Road Grade Crossing, New Hyde Park Road Surface Lot, New Hyde Park Station, New Hyde Park Substation, South 12th Street Grade Crossing

On April 3rd, the LIRR Expansion Project Team presented information on current and upcoming construction activities in New Hyde Park and upcoming traffic detours to support the Covert Avenue grade crossing elimination at an open house public information event for Village of New Hyde Park residents. Traffic, design, construction, environmental,…

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Cherry Lane Bridge Replacement 03-29-19

New Bridge Will Span Cherry Lane and Accommodate Third Track between Floral Park and Hicksville

By | Carle Place Station, Cherry Lane Bridge, LIRR Expansion Project, Project Update

The construction of the new bridge to span Cherry Lane in Carle Place has begun. The new bridge will be wide enough to accommodate a third track on the mainline between Floral Park and Hicksville. Tracks are also being raised to increase the clearance under the new structure to prevent…

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New Hyde Park Temporary Firehouse - 03-29-19

Temporary New Hyde Park Firehouse Takes Shape on S. 12th Street in Advance of April 15th Covert Avenue Grade Crossing Closure

By | Covert Avenue Grade Crossing, LIRR Expansion Project

Significant progress has been made on the construction of the temporary firehouse on S. 12th Street in New Hyde Park. With the Covert Avenue Grade Crossing scheduled to close on April 15th, the LIRR Expansion Project is providing a temporary structure to provide easier access to emergency services for residents…

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