Project Update

Springfield Boulevard Bridge 09-23-19

Work on 100-Year-Old Springfield Avenue LIRR Bridge in Queens Village Completed

By | Project Update, Springfield Boulevard Bridge

The Springfield Boulevard Bridge at Queens Village Station, nearing its 100th year, is rolling into its centenarian age with a structural facelift, bringing added safety and aesthetic upgrades to the frequently used train bridge. Of the five girders on the bridge, the two end girders beneath the platform were repaired…

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Autumn Weekends logo 2019

LIRR’s Autumn Weekends Are Back: Travel with a Monthly Ticket Holder and Pay $1

By | Hicksville Station, Mineola Station, Project Update, Ronkonkoma Station, Valley Stream Station

The weekend getaway season continues for Long Island Rail Road customers with the return of Autumn Weekends. Since launching in 2018, the LIRR’s Summer Saturdays and Autumn Weekends pilot programs have been well-received and used by tens of thousands of customers: now, the LIRR is expanding the program once again…

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Andy Kraus joins 3TC’s Travis Brennan and LIRR’s Ryan Attard and Vanessa Lockel at a community meeting in Garden City.

Community Outreach Team Supports New Hyde Park Grade Crossing Elimination

By | LIRR Expansion Project, Nassau Boulevard Bridge, New Hyde Park Road Grade Crossing, Project Update

3TC’s Dennis Feeney addresses community litter concerns at the site of the New Hyde Park Road grade crossing elimination project in August. The LIRR Expansion Project team is continually working to meet community and environmental commitments throughout the project corridor as construction of this important infrastructure initiative progresses. In Garden…

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Laura Curran Project Elements Tour - 08-28-19

Nassau County Executive Laura Curran Tours LIRR Expansion Project and Visits Community Information Center

By | Project Update

On August 28, Nassau County Executive Laura Curran visited the LIRR Expansion Project Community Information Center in Mineola, where Deputy Project Director for Construction Tom McGuiness gave a presentation to County Executive Curran and her staff. The group then made a stop at the first destination on the tour along…

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Covert Ave Community Engagement 08-24-25-19

Expansion Project Community Outreach Team Gives New Hyde Park Residents Up-Close Look at Covert Avenue Bridge Roll-in

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

On a ‘roll’: This past weekend, LIRR and 3TC contractors completed yet another milestone toward the LIRR Expansion Project, this time at the Covert Avenue railroad crossing in New Hyde Park. Over the weekend, 3TC Community Ambassadors and LIRR Expansion Project Team members from various disciplines engaged residents and onlookers,…

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Urban Avenue Grade Crossing 07-22-19

New Urban Avenue Bridge in New Cassel Successfully Installed

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

Last weekend, LIRR and 3TC crews, in an innovative feat of engineering, installed a new bridge at Urban Avenue in New Cassel, marking another LIRR Expansion Project milestone. Crews worked around-the-clock through a heatwave from Friday evening until the early morning hours Monday — keeping the LIRR Expansion Project itself…

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Urban Avenue Grade Crossing Elimination 06-21-19

Bridge for Urban Avenue Overpass Will Be Moved Into Place July 20th and 21st

By | Project Update, Urban Avenue Grade Crossing

New three-track bridge, including supports and structural frame, under construction adjacent to LIRR Main Line. The three-bay bridge that will carry the LIRR Main Line over the Urban Avenue underpass – which is currently being built – is in its final stages of construction. Once the excavation is complete, the…

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