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East Side Access Progress Photos

By | East Side Access

QUEENS WORK Removing old cables from a trough in preparation of the construction of a new approach structure. Installing bridge roof panels on the personnel bridge for the Mid-Day Storage Yard. Installing new hardware on catenary poles as part of ongoing improvements in Harold Interlocking. Fusing pipes for an underdrain…

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LIRR Expansion Project Monitors Air Quality in Floral Park

By | Floral Park Parking Re-Surfacing, Floral Park Station, Floral Park Substation, LIRR Expansion Project, Plainfield Avenue Bridge, South Tyson Avenue Bridge

As part of the LIRR Expansion Project, Design-Build Contractor 3TC continues to meet environmental commitments in Project-adjacent communities. 3TC recently installed an air quality monitoring station in Floral Park near area residents to ensure ongoing construction activities on the LIRR right-of-way and in the Village do not exceed allowable thresholds….

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Wyandanch Station 10-17-18

LIRR Turns 185 Years Old

By | Project Update

The MTA Long Island Rail Road turned 185 last week! On April 24, 1834 LIRR was officially chartered by the State of New York, making it not only the biggest commuter railroad in the nation, but also the oldest railroad still operating under its charter name. The original railroad wasn’t…

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Merillon Avenue Station - 03-29-19

Western Halves of Merillon Avenue Station Platforms Removed, Columns Installed as Station Enhancement Gets Underway

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

Construction on a new Merillon Avenue station has begun with the removal of the western halves of the platforms and the ongoing installation of columns to support the new station platform at the northwest portion of the station. Once the western halves are rebuilt, the eastern halves will be removed…

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