Project Overview

The Tanners Pond/Denton Avenue Bridge, located in the Village of Garden City along the LIRR Main Line, is scheduled to be removed and replaced with a three-track structure. The bridge will be modified to accommodate the new third track and improve safety while maintaining the bridge’s character – Denton Avenue will remain a single-lane thoroughfare. This was a commitment made during the environmental impact study (EIS) phase of the project.

The Tanners Pond/Denton Avenue Bridge has been in service since 1995. Bridges below 14 feet are vulnerable to bridge strikes. In 2016, there were 20 bridge strikes in Nassau County, illustrating the need to improve the safety and reliability for both vehicles and LIRR passengers by replacing low-hanging bridges.

The replacement of the Tanners Pond/Denton Avenue Bridge is part of a broader LIRR initiative to strengthen and support the growth and development of Long Island.

Garden City EPOA Meeting 03-12-19

LIRR Expansion Project Team Provides Construction Update to Garden City Estates 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

On March 12th, the LIRR Expansion Project team met with members of the Garden City Estates Property Owners Association to discuss upcoming construction activities in and around the Village, including the Merillon Avenue Station enhancement project, the replacement of the Merillon Avenue substation, the replacement of the Nassau Boulevard and…

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