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Covert Ave Grade Crossing Elimination - 08-2-19

(Video) This Weekend: Covert Avenue Bridge and Underpass Structure Installation in New Hyde Park; LIRR Service Changes and Road Closures in Effect

By | LIRR Expansion Project

This weekend, August 24-25, LIRR and 3TC crews will install a new LIRR bridge and underpass tunnel at Covert Avenue in New Hyde Park, which will be the project’s fourth bridge installation this summer, as the railroad aims to eliminate eight grade crossings along the LIRR Expansion Project corridor from…

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Covert Avenue Canvassing - 08-19-20

3TC Community Ambassadors Engage Floral Park and New Hyde Park Ahead of August 23-25 Work at Covert Avenue Grade Crossing

By | Covert Avenue Grade Crossing, LIRR Expansion Project

In recent weeks, Camille Koorey and Judy White, LIRR Expansion Project Community Ambassadors have been meeting with the New Hyde Park community and discussing the upcoming major weekend work at Covert Avenue, which will eliminate the railroad crossing there. Beginning late evening on Friday, August 23 and concluding in the…

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S Tyson Canvassing 1

Reaching Out: Floral Park Community Kept in the Loop By LIRR Expansion Team Ahead of South Tyson Bridge Work

By | LIRR Expansion Project, South Tyson Avenue Bridge

As part of the LIRR and 3TC project team’s commitment to community engagement, Dan Hannan, a safety team member with 3TC, canvassed Floral Park and spoke with local community members about the upcoming construction work, ensuring they knew what to expect when the bridge was installed this past weekend.  Dan…

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South Tyson Bridge - 08-14-19

Hempstead Branch Service Changes Weekend of August 17-18 during Installation of South Tyson Avenue Bridge in Floral Park

By | LIRR Expansion Project, South Tyson Avenue Bridge

The South Tyson Avenue Bridge in the Village of Floral Park will be lifted and rolled 13 feet into place during a double track outage on the Hempstead Branch over the weekend of August 17th and 18th, with full service to be restored for Monday morning peak service on August…

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LIRR Expansion Project Coordinates with Floral Park – Bellerose School District

By | Floral Park Station, LIRR Expansion Project, South Tyson Avenue Bridge

The LIRR Expansion Project team continues its robust coordination with school districts throughout the project corridor. Throughout the project, the team has worked closely with Floral Park – Bellerose School District officials, given the proximity of John Lewis Childs Elementary School to the South Tyson Avenue Bridge replacement project. Collaboration…

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