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Nassau Boulevard Bridge

SEE IT: LIRR Expansion Project 2019 Major Milestones

By | Cherry Lane Bridge, Covert Avenue Grade Crossing, LIRR Expansion Project, Nassau Boulevard Bridge, South Tyson Avenue Bridge, Urban Avenue Grade Crossing

The MTA LIRR Expansion Project Floral Park to Hicksville team had a busy 2019! Here’s a timelapse video of the major milestones completed this year: “We have four more existing bridges to replace and six more at-grade crossings to eliminate over the next 35 months,” said MTA Chief Development Officer…

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Watch It Happen! LIRR’s Successful Roll-in of Nassau Boulevard Bridge in Garden City

By | LIRR Expansion Project, Nassau Boulevard Bridge

The LIRR Expansion Project team completed the Nassau Boulevard Bridge roll-in, its fifth successful on-time bridge installation since the beginning of June. During the weekend of October 5-6, the existing bridge was removed and the new one lifted and rolled into place. Following the “roll-in,” tracks, power, communications and other…

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Nassau Boulevard LIRR Bridge in Garden City Completed, Roadway Reopens

By | LIRR Expansion Project, Nassau Boulevard Bridge

Marking the fifth bridge installation since June, the LIRR Expansion Project team completed the Nassau Boulevard Bridge roll-in this past weekend. In just 55 hours, LIRR and 3TC crews successfully replaced the 108-year-old, 11’6” Nassau Boulevard Bridge in a single weekend, October 5-6. The new bridge was installed and power…

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This Weekend Oct. 5-6: MTA to Install New Nassau Boulevard Bridge in Garden City, Watch for Service Changes

By | Nassau Boulevard Bridge

Crews working on the LIRR Expansion Project will replace the Nassau Boulevard Bridge located near the Merillon Avenue Station in the Village of Garden City along the LIRR Main Line. This low-hanging bridge, which is currently 11’6”, has been the site of many accidents over the years by trucks striking…

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LIRR Will Conduct Nassau Switch Replacement and Related Main Line Expansion Work This Weekend and Next (Sept. 28-29 & Oct. 5-6)

By | LIRR Expansion Project, Nassau Boulevard Bridge

The Long Island Rail Road wants to remind customers about train service interruptions due to continued work this weekend, Sept. 28-29, and next weekend, Oct. 5-6, to rebuild the complex of switches at Mineola. As a result, train service will be suspended between New Hyde Park and Hicksville on Saturday,…

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New Nassau Boulevard Bridge in Garden City Will Be Installed October 4-6; Road Closures to be in Effect

By | Nassau Boulevard Bridge

On-site work continues at the Nassau Boulevard Bridge in Garden City, ahead of the new bridge installation scheduled for October 4-6, 2019. The current bridge will be replaced with a structure that will support three-tracks as part of the LIRR Expansion Project. Over a single weekend, the existing bridge will…

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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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On-Site Work Continues in Preparation For New Nassau Boulevard Bridge Installation the Weekend of October 5-6; Merillon Avenue Station Upgrades Progressing (video)

By | LIRR Expansion Project, Merillon Avenue Station, Nassau Boulevard Bridge

The Nassau Boulevard 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 as part of the LIRR Expansion Project over a single weekend, October 5-6. During that weekend, the existing bridge will be removed and…

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