Category

Covert Avenue Grade Crossing

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…

Read More
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,…

Read More

Covert Avenue Vehicular Detour Plan Will Seamlessly Integrate with the Covert Avenue Street Fair Thanks to the LIRR Expansion Project Team

By | Covert Avenue Grade Crossing

The Covert Avenue Chamber of Commerce will celebrate its 25th year hosting the Covert Avenue Street Fair on Saturday, September 21, on Tulip Avenue from 11 a.m. to 5p.m. The quarter-mile event stretches from Tulip Avenue to Cisney Avenue and includes giant inflatables, face painting, a craft fair, live music…

Read More
Covert Avenue Grade Crossing 08-24-19

LIRR Historian and Author Dave Morrison Visits Covert Avenue Grade Crossing Bridge Roll-In in August

By | Covert Avenue Grade Crossing, LIRR Expansion Project

The Covert Avenue grade crossing has come a long way since the 1940s. During the successful bridge push-in the weekend of August 24-25 in New Hyde Park, esteemed LIRR historian Dave Morrison stopped by the construction site to enlighten construction crews and onlookers about the grade crossing’s storied history.

Read More
Covert Avenue Grade Crossing Elimination - 08-26-19

Watch It Now: Timelapse Video of Successful Roll-In of Covert Avenue Bridge and Underpass Structure in New Hyde Park

By | Covert Avenue Grade Crossing

Over a single weekend, August 24-25, crews from LIRR and 3rd Track Constructors worked around the clock to successfully “push” into place the new bridge and underpass structure for Covert Avenue in the Village of New Hyde Park as part of the LIRR Expansion Project Floral Park to Hicksville. You…

Read More
Covert Ave Community Engagement 08-24-25-19

Expansion Project Community Outreach Team Gives New Hyde Park Residents Up-Close Look at Covert Avenue Bridge Roll-in

By | Covert Avenue Grade Crossing, LIRR Expansion Project, Project Update

On a ‘roll’: This past weekend, LIRR and 3TC contractors completed yet another milestone toward the LIRR Expansion Project, this time at the Covert Avenue railroad crossing in New Hyde Park. Over the weekend, 3TC Community Ambassadors and LIRR Expansion Project Team members from various disciplines engaged residents and onlookers,…

Read More
Covert Avenue Canvassing - 08-19-20

3TC Community Ambassadors Engage Floral Park and New Hyde Park Ahead of August 23-25 Work at Covert Avenue Grade Crossing

By | Covert Avenue Grade Crossing, LIRR Expansion Project

In recent weeks, Camille Koorey and Judy White, LIRR Expansion Project Community Ambassadors have been meeting with the New Hyde Park community and discussing the upcoming major weekend work at Covert Avenue, which will eliminate the railroad crossing there. Beginning late evening on Friday, August 23 and concluding in the…

Read More