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LIRR Expansion Project

Merillon Avenue Rendering

Keeping Customers Moving While Rebuilding a New, Accessible Merillon Avenue Station

By | LIRR Expansion Project, Merillon Avenue Station

The Merillon Avenue LIRR station is an example of the MTA’s extraordinary efforts to make the system more accessible and an illustration of its extensive coordination efforts with communities. Working closely with the Village of Garden City, the project team devised a creative solution unique to this station that makes…

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Linden Avenue Underpass 02-14-20

Floral Park Refresh: Linden Avenue Pedestrian Underpass Nears Completion

By | Linden Avenue Pedestrian Underpass, LIRR Expansion Project

Construction to replace the Linden Avenue underpass in Floral Park has entered its final stages, now that the demolition of existing walls and underpass footings has been completed. The underpass, originally constructed in 1960, provides pedestrian access to the Floral Park Pool and Recreation Center from points north of the…

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Scorecard Results

SURVEY SAYS: An Inside Look at the LIRR Expansion Project’s Innovative Community Scorecard

By | LIRR Expansion Project

Have you had the chance to grade design-build contractor 3rd Track Constructors (3TC)? Want to know more about how it’s done? AModernLI.com (AMLI) was lucky to chat with Mark Roche, LIRR Expansion Project Executive, and Hannah Spierer, Project Outreach Coordinator, to get more information on the cutting-edge Design-Builder Incentive Program…

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Decommissioning Crossing Gates at New Hyde Park Road

By | LIRR Expansion Project, New Hyde Park Road Grade Crossing, New Hyde Park Station

On Monday, February 3, 2020, the LIRR Expansion Project team eliminated the New Hyde Park Road grade crossing. Design-build contractor 3rd Track Constructors (3TC) blocked off the segment of New Hyde Park Road between Plaza Avenue and 4th Avenue before the morning rush, and the crossing gates went down at…

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New Hyde Park LIRR Station Opens February 3rd in New Temporary Location

By | LIRR Expansion Project, New Hyde Park Road Grade Crossing, New Hyde Park Road Surface Lot, New Hyde Park Station

Beginning February 3, 2020, New Hyde Park LIRR Station customers will access a temporary 10-car platform, which will run along 2nd and 3rd Avenues, between South 12th Street and South 8th Street. The temporary platforms will include 8 ADA-compliant ingress and egress points, with 3 ADA-compliant access ramps. Pedestrian detour…

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