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NYS Senator Anna Kaplan Issues Certificates of Achievement - 06-25-19

New York State Senator Anna Kaplan Issues Certificates of Achievement to STEM Competition Winners

By | LIRR Expansion Project

New York State Senator Anna Kaplan issued Certificates of Achievement to all of the student winners of the LIRR Expansion Project Spring 2019 STEM Competition and offered her congratulations. Dan Marcy, Deputy Outreach Manager for the project, hand-delivered the certificates to all participating schools. The winning posters are on display…

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East Side Access 06-21-19

ESA Progress Photos

By | East Side Access

MANHATTAN WORK 1. Installation of ceiling racks on the lower track level in the west cavern of the future LIRR Terminal. 2. Grading and compacting soil at the north end of the back of house area of the future LIRR Concourse. QUEENS WORK 3. Continued excavation of the final approach…

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3TC Hotline Management Team - 06-20-19

LIRR Expansion Project Hotline – Staffed 24/7 – Connects Community to Project Team

By | LIRR Expansion Project

Every day, the 3TC Hotline Management Team meets to review, discuss, and respond to inquiries from residents, commuters, and businesses with questions about the LIRR Expansion Project.  3TC hosts a 24/7 hotline, 516-203-4955, and email address, CommunityOutreach@lirrexpansion.com, where stakeholders can directly contact the project team with questions, comments and concerns…

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Merillon Avenue Station 06-19-19

Installation of New Platforms Underway at Merillon Avenue Station

By | LIRR Expansion Project, Merillon Avenue Station

Following the successful removal of the western halves of the platforms at Merillon Avenue Station, work to install new platforms continues. The new platforms at Merillon Avenue Station will accommodate 12-car trains: these platforms are being reconstructed utilizing 120 individual 8’ x 16’ precast concrete panels, weighting approximately 19,000 lbs.,…

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Mineola Harrison Parking Structure 06-19-19

Foundation Work Well Underway at Mineola Harrison Avenue Parking Structure

By | LIRR Expansion Project, Mineola Harrison Avenue Parking Structure

Crews are making good progress on the foundation, including excavation and concrete pouring, for the new 551-space Mineola Harrison Avenue Parking Structure. Crews will erect precast sections of the parking structure this summer, followed by the installation of architectural finishes, plumbing, electrical/communications systems and elevators. The Mineola Harrison Avenue Parking…

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ESA Progress Photos

By | Project Update

MANHATTAN WORK 1. Monument installation on the west side track of the Manhattan tunnels. 2. Track installation at the upper level crossover in the Manhattan tunnels. QUEENS WORK 3. Installation of a 35-foot soldier pile for the B/C Approach Structure support of excavation. 4. Hand digging and extending conduits below…

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