Cherry Lane Bridge

Significant Progress at Cherry Lane Bridge Replacement Project

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

Construction of the bridge continues at the Cherry Lane Bridge Replacement project, with Cherry Lane closed to traffic. Once construction is completed, safety inspections will be conducted, followed by the roll-in and installation of the new three-track bridge, which is scheduled for the first weekend of June. Cherry Lane Bridge…

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Carle Place Fire Department - 04-11-19

LIRR Expansion Project Team Discusses Cherry Lane Bridge Replacement with Nassau County Legislator’s Office and Local Officials and Associations

By | Carle Place Station, Carle Place Substation, Cherry Lane Bridge, Glen Cove Bridge, LIRR Expansion Project, Meadowbrook Parkway Bridge

On April 11th, the Carle Place Fire Department, Carle Place Civic Association, Nassau County Legislator Laura Schaefer’s office, and Town of North Hempstead Councilwoman Viviana Russell invited the LIRR Expansion Project team to discuss the ongoing construction work and traffic detours at Cherry Lane Bridge.  Coordination with local emergency service…

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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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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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