Project Update

Covert Avenue Grade Crossing Elimination: Roadway Lowering Begins

By | Covert Avenue Grade Crossing, Project Update

Now in its fourth week, crews are making strong progress on the Covert Avenue Grade Crossing Elimination project. The roadway is being lowered after the completion of utility relocation and sheet piling.  The excavation of the southern approach is substantially complete.  Since the road segment closed on April 15th, Design-Build…

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New Hyde Park - Judy and Camille - 05-02-19

Community Ambassadors Coordinate Ramp Access for New Hyde Park Homeowner

By | New Hyde Park Road Grade Crossing, New Hyde Park Station, New Hyde Park Substation, Project Update

As part of Design-Build Contractor 3rd Track Constructors’ ongoing commitment to businesses and residents in communities adjacent to the LIRR Expansion Project, New Hyde Park Community Ambassadors Judy White and Camille Koorey worked closely with a homeowner adjacent to a construction site to ensure continuous access to their home during…

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MTA LIRR: The Best Way to Get to PGA Championship at Bethpage Black via Newly-Redone Farmingdale Station

By | Farmingdale Station, Project Update

The LIRR today announced added train service to help tens of thousands of golf fans reach the newly renovated Farmingdale Station on their way to the PGA Bethpage Black tournament May 13-19, 2019. Once fans reach the newly-renovated Farmingdale Station, complimentary PGA shuttle buses will be available for the short…

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Wyandanch Station 10-17-18

LIRR Turns 185 Years Old

By | Project Update

The MTA Long Island Rail Road turned 185 last week! On April 24, 1834 LIRR was officially chartered by the State of New York, making it not only the biggest commuter railroad in the nation, but also the oldest railroad still operating under its charter name. The original railroad wasn’t…

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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 Main Line between Floral Park and Hicksville. Tracks are also being raised to increase the clearance under the new structure to…

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Nostrand Avenue Station Rehabilitation - 03-28-19

Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Platforms Installed at Nostrand Av Station

By | Nostrand Avenue Station, Project Update

Construction continues to progress at Nostrand Avenue Station. Girders are up along the eastbound platform and, at the southeast quadrant of the station, structural steel is being installed, an overpass has been erected and a new staircase will be installed. The new eastbound and westbound platforms are FRP (Fiber-Reinforced Polymer)…

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