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Linden Avenue Underpass - 04-19-19

Floral Park: Construction Underway at Linden Avenue Underpass – New Structure Will Accommodate Third LIRR Track

By | Linden Avenue Pedestrian Underpass

The Linden Avenue pedestrian underpass to the Floral Park Recreation Center is now closed so workers can prepare to replace it with a new structure to accommodate a third LIRR track, as part of the LIRR Expansion Project. The underpass, originally constructed in 1960, currently provides pedestrian access to 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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This Weekend: LIRR Switch Replacement Work Begins Saturday to Strengthen Infrastructure

By | Hicksville Station, New Hyde Park Station, Port Jefferson Station

The LIRR is working throughout the system to improve the infrastructure to give passengers a smoother ride, including switch replacement work. To complete these crucial replacements, there will be no LIRR train service the weekend of September 6-7 between New Hyde Park and Hicksville, with reduced schedules between Penn Station…

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MTA Chief Development Officer Janno Lieber cuts the ribbon in a ceremony at Urban Avenue, marking the reopening of the roadway that now travels under the LIRR main line, the first of eight grade crossing eliminations to be completed as part of the $2.6 billion LIRR Expansion Project.

Now Open: MTA Officials Today Reopened Urban Avenue in New Cassel – Marking the First Successful Grade Crossing Elimination for LIRR Expansion Project

By | LIRR Expansion Project, Urban Avenue Grade Crossing

MTA Chief Development Officer Janno Lieber cuts the ribbon in a ceremony at Urban Avenue, marking the reopening of the roadway that now travels under the LIRR main line, the first of eight grade crossing eliminations to be completed as part of the $2.6 billion LIRR Expansion Project. The Urban…

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Covert Avenue Grade Crossing Elimination - 08-26-19

Watch It Now: Timelapse Video of Successful Roll-In of Covert Avenue Bridge and Underpass Structure in New Hyde Park

By | Covert Avenue Grade Crossing

Over a single weekend, August 24-25, crews from LIRR and 3rd Track Constructors worked around the clock to successfully “push” into place the new bridge and underpass structure for Covert Avenue in the Village of New Hyde Park as part of the LIRR Expansion Project Floral Park to Hicksville. You…

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On-Site Work Continues in Preparation For New Nassau Boulevard Bridge Installation the Weekend of October 5-6; Merillon Avenue Station Upgrades Progressing (video)

By | LIRR Expansion Project, Merillon Avenue Station, Nassau Boulevard Bridge

The Nassau Boulevard Bridge, located in the Village of Garden City along the LIRR Main Line, is scheduled to be removed and replaced with a three-track structure as part of the LIRR Expansion Project over a single weekend, October 5-6. During that weekend, the existing bridge will be removed and…

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