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Governor Cuomo Announces Contract Award for Environmental Consultant for LIRR Expansion Project

By | LIRR Expansion Project, Press Release

LIRR Begins Environmental Review, Formal Community Engagement Process for 9.8-mile Project Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the hiring of a consulting firm to assist in the environmental review and formal community engagement process for the LIRR Main Line Expansion Project, which calls for adding a third track along a…

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Governor Cuomo Announces Zero Residential Property Acquisitions Needed for Long Island Third Track Project

By | LIRR Expansion Project, Press Release

At Governor’s urging, LIRR officials re-evaluated initial plans and now plan to construct entire expansion within the existing right-of-way Governor also announces full review of all grade crossings involved in project to improve safety for local residents, motorists and pedestrians Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that his proposal to…

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