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Grade Crossings

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,…

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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…

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Covert Avenue Grade Crossing Elimination - 08-07-19

New LIRR Bridge and Underpass Tunnel to Be Rolled in at the Covert Avenue Grade Crossing in New Hyde Park on August 24-25, A Major Grade Crossing Elimination Milestone

By | Covert Avenue Grade Crossing, LIRR Expansion Project

 A new LIRR Bridge and underpass tunnel will be pushed into place at the Covert Avenue Grade Crossing Elimination project in New Hyde Park over the course of a single weekend, August 24-25, during a double track outage. The entire massive new train bridge and tunnel structure is being…

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New Hyde Park Road GCE - 08-5-19

Temporary Parking Lot Now Open at New Hyde Park

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

The LIRR and 3TC project team continuously take steps to minimize construction impacts on railroad customers and neighboring residents. LIRR customers can now park in a temporary parking lot completed last week, an effort by the team to provide as much parking space as possible, while some spots are unavailable…

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VIDEO: Behind the Scenes at Urban Avenue Bridge and Underpass Tunnel Installation

By | LIRR Expansion Project, Urban Avenue Grade Crossing

 Significant progress continues on the LIRR Expansion Project from Floral Park to Hicksville. In an unusual feat of engineering that demanded precise coordination and a dedicated workforce over an uncomfortably hot weekend, the LIRR Expansion Project team jacked into place the new bridge structure at the Urban Avenue Grade…

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Covert Avenue GCE - 07-31-19

Covert Avenue Grade Crossing Elimination Nears Completion; New LIRR Bridge and Underpass Tunnel Ready for August 24-25 Roll-In

By | Covert Avenue Grade Crossing

Construction on the new bridge that will eliminate the Covert Avenue grade crossing in New Hyde Park is nearing completion in advance of the bridge installation, set to take place over a single weekend August 24-25. The entire massive new train bridge and tunnel structure is being constructed adjacent to…

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Councilwoman Vivianna Russell - 07-29-19

Town of North Hempstead Councilwoman Viviana Russell Records Interview Segment at Community Information Center

By | Carle Place Station, Cherry Lane Bridge, LIRR Expansion Project, Urban Avenue Grade Crossing

On July 15th, Town of North Hempstead Councilwoman Viviana Russell recorded an interview about the LIRR Expansion Project at the Community Information Center in Mineola. Councilwoman Russell highlighted the project’s benefits to Carle Place and New Cassel, including ongoing station enhancements at Carle Place and the elimination of the Urban…

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Urban Avenue Grade Crossing 07-22-19

New Urban Avenue Bridge in New Cassel Successfully Installed

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

Last weekend, LIRR and 3TC crews, in an innovative feat of engineering, installed a new bridge at Urban Avenue in New Cassel, marking another LIRR Expansion Project milestone. Crews worked around-the-clock through a heatwave from Friday evening until the early morning hours Monday — keeping the LIRR Expansion Project itself…

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