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New Cassel 12-03-18

3TC Minimizes Disruption to New Cassel Residents during Utility Relocations

By | LIRR Expansion Project, New Cassel Substation, Urban Avenue Grade Crossing

3TC is going to great lengths to minimize the disruption to New Cassel residents during utility relocations for the Urban Avenue Grade Crossing Elimination, even removing residents’ garbage on their behalf during road closures! Expansion Project Ambassadors have been canvassing door to door, providing construction notices to residents in Creole,…

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Pole Relocation 12-01-18

Utility Pole Relocation between Cherry Lane and Bert Avenue Taking Place during December 2018

By | Carle Place Station, Carle Place Substation, LIRR Expansion Project

During the month of December, crews working to enhance Carle Place Station will relocate existing utility poles along the south side of the right-of-way between Cherry Lane and Bert Avenue. The relocation of these utility poles is part of the LIRR Expansion Project, one of the region’s most significant transportation…

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Accabonac Road Bridge Replacement 09-25-18

Construction Is Underway at Accabonac Road/North Main Street Bridge Replacements Project

By | Accabonac Road Bridge and North Main Street Bridge

Construction is underway at the Accabonac Road/North Main Street Bridge Replacements Project. The LIRR is currently constructing the retaining walls on the north and south sides of the bridges. Six-feet diameter caissons, which will be supporting the new bridge spans, will be constructed in early 2019, with bridge removal and…

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Carle Place Platform Demolition 11-26-18

Platform Demolition at Carle Place Station Begins Six Days ahead of Schedule

By | Carle Place Station, Carle Place Substation, LIRR Expansion Project

Platform Demolition at Carle Place Station commenced on November 26th, six days ahead of schedule. 3TC devised a creative method to demolish the platforms in sections, so passenger service could be maintained – the original plan allowed for a station closure of up to one year, and the Carle Place…

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