LIRR Expansion Project Team Discusses Cherry Lane Bridge Replacement with Nassau County Legislator’s Office and Local Officials and Associations

Carle Place Fire Department - 04-11-19On April 11th, the Carle Place Fire Department, Carle Place Civic Association, Nassau County Legislator Laura Schaefer’s office, and Town of North Hempstead Councilwoman Viviana Russell invited the LIRR Expansion Project team to discuss the ongoing construction work and traffic detours at Cherry Lane Bridge.  Coordination with local emergency service providers remains a priority for the project team during construction to ensure efficient and continued availability of service.

Carle Place Fire Department - 04-11-19The new Cherry Lane bridge will be wide enough to accommodate a third track on the Main Line between Floral Park and Hicksville. Tracks are also being raised to increase the clearance under the new structure to prevent vehicle strikes. For more information, please visit the Cherry Lane Bridge Replacement project page on –