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LIRR Expansion Project

Participate in the LIRR Expansion Project Design-Builder Incentive Program’s 3Q 2019 Community Scorecard

By | LIRR Expansion Project

MTA Capital Construction and the Long Island Rail Road want your input! Construction of the LIRR Expansion Project from Floral Park to Hicksville is well underway. As part of this Project, MTACC/LIRR have developed a series of environmental and community commitments in coordination with the Project-adjacent communities to minimize construction-related…

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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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Urban Avenue 10-08-19

Inside the Safety Program at Urban Avenue LIRR Bridge Installation in New Cassel

By | LIRR Expansion Project, Urban Avenue Grade Crossing

At the core of MTA LIRR’s values is safety: for employees, contractors, customers and residents who live near our construction sites. Throughout the course of the LIRR Expansion Project, safety officials have been and continue to monitor every project element to make sure construction crews and nearby residents are safe during construction.

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Breaking Through

Big Change Is Possible: Rauch Foundation Publishes LIRR Expansion Project Case Study as Model Approach to Building Collaborative Projects

By | LIRR Expansion Project

The LIRR Expansion Project proves big change is possible. Now, revealed in a telling case study by Long Island’s Rauch Foundation, the story explores the successful approach to winning over communities and the power of leadership and determination in bringing to fruition a mega-project that was widely considered impossible.

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Back to School: LIRR Expansion Project Meets With New Hyde Park School District

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

Keeping the community informed is as essential as moving bridges. On September 18, the LIRR Expansion Project Team met with Superintendent of Schools Dr. Jennifer Morrison and the New Hyde Park-Garden City Park UFSD for a project coordination meeting. The Expansion Project team joined school leadership and staff at the…

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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 Hyde Park Board Meeting September 2019

LIRR Expansion Team Discusses Covert Avenue Detours and Reopening of New Covert Avenue Underpass at Village of New Hyde Park Board Meeting

By | Covert Avenue Grade Crossing, LIRR Expansion Project

On September 19th, the LIRR Expansion Project Team attended the Village of New Hyde Park September board meeting to address traffic inquiries regarding Covert Avenue detours and the reopening of the new Covert Avenue underpass; the team also provided attendees with an overview of upcoming construction work in the Village,…

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