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Urban Avenue Grade Crossing Elimination - 02-13-19

Construction is Underway at Urban Avenue Grade Crossing Elimination

By | LIRR Expansion Project, Project Update, Urban Avenue Grade Crossing
Construction is underway at the Urban Avenue grade crossing elimination project. The road remains open to traffic and pedestrians as piles are being driven to support the excavation of what will become the Urban Avenue underpass. The excavation will be followed by the construction of a bridge that will take...
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WSJ New Med School Story

NYU to Open New Medical School on Long Island

By | LIRR Expansion Project, Mineola Harrison Avenue Parking Structure, Mineola Main Street Parking, Mineola Second Street Parking, Mineola Station, Mineola Substation
New York University will open a three-year medical school on Long Island next fall, aimed at increasing the number of primary care physicians in the region.  The new NYU Long Island School of Medicine will be based at NYU Winthrop University Hospital in Mineola, with the first crop of students...
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Mineola Chamber of Commerce - 02-19-19

Mineola Chamber of Commerce Receives Project Update from LIRR Expansion Project Team

By | LIRR Expansion Project, Main Street Grade Crossing, Mineola Harrison Avenue Parking Structure, Mineola Second Street Parking, Mineola Station, Mineola Substation, Willis Avenue Grade Crossing
The LIRR Expansion Project team continues to meet with business owners throughout the project corridor. The team presented a project update to the Mineola Chamber of Commerce, discussed ongoing construction activities in the Village of Mineola, what to expect in the coming months, and resources available for businesses affected by...
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Guide to LIRR 2018 Art Installations

AModernLI.com Announces Its Guide to LIRR 2018 Art Installations

By | Bellmore Station, Brentwood Station, Deer Park Station, Pinelawn Station, Port Jefferson Station, Stewart Manor Station, Wantagh Station, Wyandanch Station

To celebrate Valentine’s Day 2019, AModernLI.com is delighted to announce its 2018 Art Guide! Created in collaboration with MTA Arts & Design, the guide includes the location and an image of each work of art installed at LIRR stations in 2018. There were a total of ten art installations at…

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Covert Av Grade Crossing 02-01-19

Utility Relocation Underway at Covert Avenue Grade Crossing Elimination

By | Covert Avenue Grade Crossing, LIRR Expansion Project
Utility relocation for sewer, communications, watermain and gas work is underway at the Covert Avenue grade crossing project – the relocation is expected to be complete by March 1st. The Design-Build contractor previously demolished the existing property at 124 Covert Avenue, New Hyde Park, to advance this element of the...
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LIRR Expansion Project Team Presents to Garden City Western Property Owners Association

By | LIRR Expansion Project, Merillon Avenue Station, Merillon Avenue Substation, Nassau Boulevard Bridge, New Hyde Park Road Grade Crossing, Tanners Pond/Denton Avenue Bridge
The LIRR Expansion Project team presented a project update to the Garden City Western Property Owners Association.  The presentation covered current construction activities in and around Garden City, as well as upcoming construction work at the Merillon Avenue Station. Dozens of members were present, and everyone had a chance to...
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New Hyde Park Temporary Fire House 02-05-19

MTA and Contractor Continue Exceeding Community Commitments in New Hyde Park

By | Covert Avenue Grade Crossing, LIRR Expansion Project, New Hyde Park Road Grade Crossing, New Hyde Park Station, New Hyde Park Substation, South 12th Street Grade Crossing
As part of the LIRR Expansion Project from Floral Park to Hicksville, the project team consisting of MTA Capital Construction and-LIRR personnel, and the Design-Build Contractor 3rd Track Constructors (3TC) continue to meet and exceed community commitments in the Village of New Hyde Park. As of last week, 3TC had...
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