LIRR Expansion Project

Urban Avenue - Community Outreach - 03-07-19

3TC Community Ambassadors Get the Word Out About Temporary Closure of Railroad Crossing at Urban Avenue in New Cassel

By | LIRR Expansion Project, Urban Avenue Grade Crossing
On Friday, March 8, the grade crossing at Urban Avenue was officially closed temporarily to vehicular traffic. This full closure at Urban Avenue will allow construction crews to eliminate the grade crossing and construct a vehicular and pedestrian underpass that travels underneath the railroad tracks. The full elimination of the...
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Floral Park-Bellerose Board of Education - 03-07-19

Board of Education for Floral Park-Bellerose School District Receives LIRR Expansion Project Briefing

By | Covert Avenue Grade Crossing, Floral Park Parking Re-Surfacing, Floral Park Station, Floral Park Substation, LIRR Expansion Project, Plainfield Avenue Bridge, South Tyson Avenue Bridge
On Thursday, March 7, 3TC Community Ambassador to Floral Park, Judy White, helped organize an LIRR Expansion Project presentation to the Floral Park-Bellerose School District (FPBSD) Board of Education. The project team discussed current and upcoming construction activities in Floral Park, traffic detour plans for Covert Avenue, and the project’s...
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Covert Avenue Grade Crossing Elimination 02-22-19

Prep Work to Eliminate Grade Crossing at New Hyde Park Continues

By | Covert Avenue Grade Crossing, LIRR Expansion Project, New Hyde Park Station
Preparation for the excavation of the Covert Avenue grade crossing elimination continues. Support of excavation on the northern side of the project, which required a daytime closure of Covert Avenue for a short period concluded last week. According to a February 20th article in the New Hyde Park Herald Courier,...
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South Tyson Avenue Bridge Modificaton 02-01-19

Columns Installed to Support Beginning of Third Track at Floral Park’s South Tyson Avenue Bridge

By | Accabonac Road Bridge and North Main Street Bridge, LIRR Expansion Project, South Tyson Avenue Bridge
Massive new concrete and steel columns have been constructed to support the structure that will accommodate the beginning of the Third Track at the South Tyson Avenue Bridge modification project. The track, adjacent to the Hempstead branch, will be diverted to the Mainline via a switch and will continue east...
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Floral Park Centre Civic Association - 02-21-19

Floral Park Centre Civic Association Receives Project Update from LIRR Expansion Project Team

By | Covert Avenue Grade Crossing, Floral Park Parking Re-Surfacing, Floral Park Station, LIRR Expansion Project, Plainfield Avenue Bridge, South Tyson Avenue Bridge
On February 21, 2019 the LIRR Expansion Project team delivered a project update to the Floral Park Centre Civic Association and discussed ongoing construction activities occurring in and around the village. The presentation included current progress on South Tyson Avenue Bridge, coordination with local schools, and traffic detour plans for...
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WPOA Covers County Reassessment, Third Track Update

By | LIRR Expansion Project, Merillon Avenue Station, Merillon Avenue Substation, Nassau Boulevard Bridge, New Hyde Park Road Grade Crossing, Tanners Pond/Denton Avenue Bridge
Nassau County Legislator Laura Schaefer kicked off the WPOA (Western Property Owners Association) special meeting on County Reassessment and an update on the 3rd Track. The County’s property reassessment initiative drew a large crowd to Homestead School, and Nassau County Legislator Schaefer walked the residents through the tax assessment notice....
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