Project Update

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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Carle Place 07-03-19

Eastbound Platform Construction Progresses at Carle Place Station

By | Carle Place Station, Project Update

Improvements to Carle Place LIRR station continue including platform replacement to accommodate 12-car trains, a new pedestrian bridge with ADA-elevators, and an improved customer drop-off and pickup area. Concrete platforms have been placed to support the new eastbound platforms on the south side of Carle Place Station. Demolition of the…

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Urban Avenue Grade Crossing Shuttle Bus 05-29-19

Shuttle Bus Keeps Pedestrians Safe During the Elimination of the Urban Avenue Grade Crossing

By | Project Update, Urban Avenue Grade Crossing

3rd Track Constructors, the design-build contractor tasked with constructing the LIRR Expansion Project, is providing a pedestrian shuttle bus while construction crews transform the Urban Avenue Grade Crossing into a new vehicular and pedestrian underpass. The shuttle bus ensures pedestrians traveling across the railroad tracks at Urban Avenue in New…

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