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Floral Park North End Civic Association 12-20-18

LIRR Expansion Project Team Meets with Floral Park North End Civic Association

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

As part of its ongoing outreach to businesses and residents in LIRR Expansion Project communities, on December 20th project team members met with members of the Floral Park North End Civic Association to discuss ongoing project activities and upcoming construction work. The LIRR Expansion Project Team is committed to making…

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Garden City School District 12-19-18

LIRR Expansion Project Team Meets with Garden City School District Superintendent

By | LIRR Expansion Project, Merillon Avenue Station, Merillon Avenue Substation, Nassau Boulevard Bridge, New Hyde Park Road Grade Crossing, Tanners Pond/Denton Avenue Bridge

Continuing the trend of robust coordination between the LIRR Expansion Project team and school districts in the project corridor, on December 19th the outreach team met with Garden City School District Superintendent Dr. Kusum Sinha and school district leadership. The group discussed strategies for how to effectively communicate construction notifications…

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Village of New Hyde Park Mayor Lawrence Montreuil

Demolition of Covert Avenue Building Nearly Complete

By | Covert Avenue Grade Crossing, New Hyde Park Road Grade Crossing, New Hyde Park Road Surface Lot, New Hyde Park Station

Demolition of the abandoned commercial building at 124 Covert Ave. in New Hyde Park is almost finished, and the elimination of the at-grade Long Island Rail Road crossing’s timeline has not changed, village Trustee Rainer Burger said Tuesday night. The demolition is now only subject to some minor cleanup efforts…

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Glen Cove Road Bridge 12-18-18

Replacements and Modifications of Seven Rail Bridges Will Alleviate Bridge Strikes and Reduce Delays

By | Cherry Lane Bridge, Glen Cove Bridge, LIRR Expansion Project, Meadowbrook Parkway Bridge, Nassau Boulevard Bridge, Plainfield Avenue Bridge, South Tyson Avenue Bridge, Tanners Pond/Denton Avenue Bridge

On Monday, December 17, 2018, a vehicle struck the Glen Cove Road Bridge near the Carle Place Station, while a week earlier, on the 10th, a truck hit the Nassau Boulevard Bridge near the Merillon Avenue Station in Garden City. These accidents caused delays for LIRR passengers on the Ronkonkoma,…

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Urban Ave Grade Crossing 12-15-18

Utility Relocations and Installations in Progress at Urban Avenue Grade Crossing Elimination

By | LIRR Expansion Project, Project Update, Urban Avenue Grade Crossing

Utility relocations and installations are currently in progress at Urban Avenue in New Cassel to prepare for the Urban Avenue Grade Crossing Elimination. Crews have been onsite throughout the month of December and are directing vehicular and pedestrian traffic around the worksite. For more information: //

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