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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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East Hampton: Retaining Walls for Accabonac Road/North Main Street Bridge Replacements Near Completion

By | Accabonac Road Bridge and North Main Street Bridge, East Hampton Station

South Retaining Wall LIRR crews have completed constructing three of the four retaining walls required to raise the tracks at the Accabonac Road Bridge in East Hampton. This work is being done in preparation to replace the two bridges, which were constructed 125 years ago in 1895 along the Montauk…

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See the Transformation! Timelapse Video of Roll-In of South Tyson Avenue Bridge in Floral Park

By | LIRR Expansion Project, South Tyson Avenue Bridge

The modernized South Tyson Avenue Bridge in Floral Park was rolled 13 feet into place over a single weekend, August 17-18. It was the third successful bridge roll-in of the summer as part of the LIRR Expansion Project. Construction crews from 3rd Track Constructors and MTA Long Island Rail Road…

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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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Reaching Out: Floral Park Community Kept in the Loop By LIRR Expansion Team Ahead of South Tyson Bridge Work

By | LIRR Expansion Project, South Tyson Avenue Bridge

As part of the LIRR and 3TC project team’s commitment to community engagement, Dan Hannan, a safety team member with 3TC, canvassed Floral Park and spoke with local community members about the upcoming construction work, ensuring they knew what to expect when the bridge was installed this past weekend.  Dan…

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South Tyson Avenue Bridge Modification 08-19-19

New South Tyson Avenue Bridge Successfully Installed during Weekend of August 17-18 in Floral Park

By | LIRR Expansion Project, South Tyson Avenue Bridge

The South Tyson Avenue Bridge in the Village of Floral Park was lifted and rolled 13 feet into place in a remarkable feat of engineering during a double track outage on the Hempstead Branch over the weekend of August 17-18. Crews worked around the clock through searing heat and humidity…

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South Tyson Bridge - 08-14-19

Hempstead Branch Service Changes Weekend of August 17-18 during Installation of South Tyson Avenue Bridge in Floral Park

By | LIRR Expansion Project, South Tyson Avenue Bridge

The South Tyson Avenue Bridge in the Village of Floral Park will be lifted and rolled 13 feet into place during a double track outage on the Hempstead Branch over the weekend of August 17th and 18th, with full service to be restored for Monday morning peak service on August…

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