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New Hyde Park Road Grade Crossing

Decommissioning Crossing Gates at New Hyde Park Road

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

On Monday, February 3, 2020, the LIRR Expansion Project team eliminated the New Hyde Park Road grade crossing. Design-build contractor 3rd Track Constructors (3TC) blocked off the segment of New Hyde Park Road between Plaza Avenue and 4th Avenue before the morning rush, and the crossing gates went down at…

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New Hyde Park LIRR Station Opens February 3rd in New Temporary Location

By | LIRR Expansion Project, New Hyde Park Road Grade Crossing, New Hyde Park Road Surface Lot, New Hyde Park Station

Beginning February 3, 2020, New Hyde Park LIRR Station customers will access a temporary 10-car platform, which will run along 2nd and 3rd Avenues, between South 12th Street and South 8th Street. The temporary platforms will include 8 ADA-compliant ingress and egress points, with 3 ADA-compliant access ramps. Pedestrian detour…

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Box Jacking

Jack in the Box? Not Exactly…

By | Covert Avenue Grade Crossing, LIRR Expansion Project, Main Street Grade Crossing, New Hyde Park Road Grade Crossing, School Street Grade Crossing, South 12th Street Grade Crossing, Urban Avenue Grade Crossing, Willis Avenue Grade Crossing

Box-jack. Have you heard of it? No, not the burger, and definitely not the creepy musical clown that pops out at you. It’s yet another in a series of incredible firsts for the MTA as part of the LIRR Expansion Project: a revolutionary technique to install railroad bridges over underpasses,…

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Back to School: LIRR Expansion Project Meets With New Hyde Park School District

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

Keeping the community informed is as essential as moving bridges. On September 18, the LIRR Expansion Project Team met with Superintendent of Schools Dr. Jennifer Morrison and the New Hyde Park-Garden City Park UFSD for a project coordination meeting. The Expansion Project team joined school leadership and staff at the…

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Andy Kraus joins 3TC’s Travis Brennan and LIRR’s Ryan Attard and Vanessa Lockel at a community meeting in Garden City.

Community Outreach Team Supports New Hyde Park Grade Crossing Elimination

By | LIRR Expansion Project, Nassau Boulevard Bridge, New Hyde Park Road Grade Crossing, Project Update

3TC’s Dennis Feeney addresses community litter concerns at the site of the New Hyde Park Road grade crossing elimination project in August. The LIRR Expansion Project team is continually working to meet community and environmental commitments throughout the project corridor as construction of this important infrastructure initiative progresses. In Garden…

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New Hyde Park Road GCE - 08-5-19

Temporary Parking Lot Now Open at New Hyde Park

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

The LIRR and 3TC project team continuously take steps to minimize construction impacts on railroad customers and neighboring residents. LIRR customers can now park in a temporary parking lot completed last week, an effort by the team to provide as much parking space as possible, while some spots are unavailable…

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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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