LIRR Expansion Project

Virtual Tour Screenshot 05-12-20

Going the (Virtual) Distance: Monthly Mayors’ Meeting Continues Online

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

We are distanced, but not distant. Since construction began in 2018, the project team has been hosting monthly meetings with Mayors, Town officials and their representatives at the Community Information Center in Mineola. With social distancing requirements making this group meeting impractical, MTA C&D has taken the monthly “Mayors’ Meeting”…

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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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