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LIRR Expansion Project

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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Construction Noise and Vibration Effects at Covert Avenue Grade Crossing Eliminations - 04-04-19

Design-Build Contractor 3TC Reduces Construction Noise and Vibration Effects at Covert Avenue and Urban Avenue Grade Crossing Eliminations

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

3TC continues to meet community commitments throughout the project corridor by reducing noise and vibration effects from construction activities, specifically at the Covert Avenue and Urban Avenue grade crossing eliminations. Vibration monitoring boxes have been strategically placed near work sites to observe vibration levels at neighboring residences, and 3TC is…

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Park Avenue Elementary School (Westbury) Career Day - 03-28-19

LIRR Expansion Project Community Ambassadors Attend Park Avenue Elementary School Career Day

By | LIRR Expansion Project, Westbury North Parking Structure, Westbury South Parking Structure and LIRR Lot Development, Westbury Station, Westbury Substation

On March 28th, LIRR Expansion Project Community Ambassadors Margo Cargill and Seth Sylvan attended Career Community Day at the Park Avenue Elementary School in Westbury. Margo and Seth talked to 26 fifth grade students about the LIRR Expansion Project. Students asked many questions about the project, including the project timeline,…

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Crossing Guards and Flaggers Ensure Pedestrian Safety at South Tyson Avenue Bridge

By | Floral Park Parking Re-Surfacing, Floral Park Station, Floral Park Substation, LIRR Expansion Project, Plainfield Avenue Bridge, South Tyson Avenue Bridge

As construction continues at the South Tyson Avenue Bridge in the Village of Floral Park, crossing guards and flaggers are ensuring the safety of pedestrians by helping them navigate around the construction area. The implementation of these measures at South Tyson Avenue is consistent with the LIRR Expansion Project team’s…

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Covert Avenue Residents Meeting - 03-28-19

3TC Provides Covert Avenue Grade Crossing Elimination Information to Village of New Hyde Park

By | Covert Avenue Grade Crossing, LIRR Expansion Project

On March 28th, representatives from 3TC’s outreach, design, and construction teams were present to answer residents’ questions about the Covert Avenue Grade Crossing Elimination Project and ongoing construction activities to Covert Avenue area residents in the Village of New Hyde Park. 3TC updated residents about Covert Avenue construction progress, design…

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Urban Avenue Shuttle 03-29-19

Free Shuttle Bus Conveys Pedestrians Safely Back and Forth Over the Tracks at Urban Avenue During Construction

By | LIRR Expansion Project, Urban Avenue Grade Crossing

Urban Avenue in New Cassel may be temporarily closed to traffic, but Design-Build Contractor 3TC is committed to ensuring pedestrians can safely cross the LIRR tracks. 3TC is providing pedestrians with a FREE shuttle bus that runs every half hour from 7am to 7pm every day. The shuttle bus travels…

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Urban Avenue Noise Barriers - 03-28-19

Design-Build Contractor 3TC Mitigates Noise at Urban Avenue Grade Crossing Elimination Site

By | LIRR Expansion Project, Urban Avenue Grade Crossing

Design-Build Contractor 3TC continues to meet its community and quality-of-life commitments during ongoing LIRR Expansion Project construction. As work on the Urban Avenue Grade Crossing continues, 3TC is employing enhanced noise mitigation techniques around the construction site to reduce the impact of noise on the community. This includes the erection…

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