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Covert Avenue Grade Crossing

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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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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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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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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New Hyde Park Temporary Firehouse - 03-19-19

Safety First: Construction Begins on Temporary Firehouse in New Hyde Park to Mitigate Temporary Road Closures

By | Covert Avenue Grade Crossing, LIRR Expansion Project, New Hyde Park Road Grade Crossing

Construction has begun on a temporary firehouse for New Hyde Park in anticipation of the coming consecutive closings of the grade crossings at Covert Avenue and New Hyde Park Road in the Village of New Hyde Park. The closures presented a challenge to the village’s emergency services operations, as both…

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Covert Avenue Residents Meeting - 03-12-19

3TC Community Ambassadors Facilitate Roundtable with Covert Avenue Businesses and Residents

By | Covert Avenue Grade Crossing, LIRR Expansion Project

Progress continues at the Carle Place Station Enhancement Project. The relocation of the southern utility poles is complete, and the western halves of the eastbound and westbound platforms have been demolished: the reconstruction of the western half of the westbound platform has begun; the reconstruction of the eastbound platform will…

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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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