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School Street Grade Crossing Elimination 10-04-20

LIRR Expansion Project Hits Halfway Point Ahead of Schedule and Under Budget

By | Floral Park Station, Glen Cove Bridge, Meadowbrook Parkway Bridge, New Hyde Park Road Grade Crossing, School Street Grade Crossing

With four of eight railroad crossings eliminated and six of seven bridges replaced or upgraded, among other accomplishments, MTA Construction & Development has reached the half way point for construction of the LIRR Expansion Project, ahead of schedule and under budget. The project, one of the largest transportation infrastructure projects…

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Lynbrook Station Rehabilitation 10-09-20

MTA Completes First Phase of LIRR Lynbrook Station Rehabilitation

By | Lynbrook Station

MTA C&D and the LIRR have completed the installation of new platforms and other transformative upgrades at the Long Island Rail Road’s Lynbrook station. The four-track elevated station features two new island platforms, platform canopies and other customer-friendly amenities. The $17.9 million dollar enhancement initiative was funded through the 2015-19…

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East End Gateway and LIRR Concourse Program Manager Shirley Moy showcases these Penn Station initiatives 09-08-20

MTA Construction & Development Partners with NY Transit Museum for Summer Teen Initiative

By | New 33rd Street Corridor at Penn Station

East End Gateway and LIRR Concourse Program Manager Shirley Moy showcases these Penn Station initiatives as part of the Transit Museum’s Transit Quest curriculum for neurodiverse teens. New York City is a cultural capital of the world. However, its first-class museums, educational, and cultural institutions were temporarily shuttered due to…

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