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Merillon Avenue Station

Floral Park Station 07-09-20

Not Just Expanding, But Improving

By | Carle Place Station, Floral Park Station, Merillon Avenue Station, Mineola Station, New Hyde Park Station, Westbury Station

As part of the LIRR Expansion Project, customers who use stations from Floral Park to Westbury will benefit from improvements that range from new elevators to complete reconstruction. Work at these stations has continued, despite the added challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. By the time we’re finished with the overall…

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Murray Hill 05-08-20

LIRR’s Latest ADA-Accessible Station Unveiled + More to Come!

By | Carle Place Station, Floral Park Station, Merillon Avenue Station, Murray Hill Station

We’re making good on our promise to make each of the Long Island Rail Road’s 124 stations accessible to all. Even in the midst of this COVID-19 crisis, we delivered the latest accessibility project at Murray Hill Station in Queens. Crews installed two new elevators as part of the station…

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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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On-Site Work Continues in Preparation For New Nassau Boulevard Bridge Installation the Weekend of October 5-6; Merillon Avenue Station Upgrades Progressing (video)

By | LIRR Expansion Project, Merillon Avenue Station, Nassau Boulevard Bridge

The Nassau Boulevard Bridge, located in the Village of Garden City along the LIRR Main Line, is scheduled to be removed and replaced with a three-track structure as part of the LIRR Expansion Project over a single weekend, October 5-6. During that weekend, the existing bridge will be removed and…

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Merillon Avenue Station 06-19-19

Installation of New Platforms Underway at Merillon Avenue Station

By | LIRR Expansion Project, Merillon Avenue Station

Following the successful removal of the western halves of the platforms at Merillon Avenue Station, work to install new platforms continues. The new platforms at Merillon Avenue Station will accommodate 12-car trains: these platforms are being reconstructed utilizing 120 individual 8’ x 16’ precast concrete panels, weighting approximately 19,000 lbs.,…

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Merillon Avenue Station - 03-29-19

Western Halves of Merillon Avenue Station Platforms Removed, Columns Installed as Station Enhancement Gets Underway

By | LIRR Expansion Project, Merillon Avenue Station, Nassau Boulevard Bridge

Construction on a new Merillon Avenue station has begun with the removal of the western halves of the platforms and the ongoing installation of columns to support the new station platform at the northwest portion of the station. Once the western halves are rebuilt, the eastern halves will be removed…

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