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Grade Crossings

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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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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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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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…

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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.

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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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MTA Chief Development Officer Janno Lieber cuts the ribbon in a ceremony at Urban Avenue, marking the reopening of the roadway that now travels under the LIRR main line, the first of eight grade crossing eliminations to be completed as part of the $2.6 billion LIRR Expansion Project.

Now Open: MTA Officials Today Reopened Urban Avenue in New Cassel – Marking the First Successful Grade Crossing Elimination for LIRR Expansion Project

By | LIRR Expansion Project, Urban Avenue Grade Crossing

MTA Chief Development Officer Janno Lieber cuts the ribbon in a ceremony at Urban Avenue, marking the reopening of the roadway that now travels under the LIRR main line, the first of eight grade crossing eliminations to be completed as part of the $2.6 billion LIRR Expansion Project. The Urban…

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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…

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