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Floral Park Coordination - 06-27-19

LIRR Expansion Project Team Working Closely with Floral Park Officials

By | Floral Park Parking Re-Surfacing, Floral Park Station, Floral Park Substation, LIRR Expansion Project, Plainfield Avenue Bridge, South Tyson Avenue Bridge

The LIRR Expansion Project team continues to work closely with officials from Floral Park as construction activities continue in the Village. The project team recently held a productive coordination meeting with the Mayor and Village officials to discuss several ongoing items, including: installation of retaining walls air quality monitoring coordination…

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Temporary Firehouse at NHP Grade Crossing Elimination - 06-25-19

Fire and Rescue Vehicles Now Stationed in Temporary Firehouse at S. 12th Street in New Hyde Park

By | Covert Avenue Grade Crossing, New Hyde Park Station

Fire and rescue vehicles are now stationed at the temporary firehouse on the south side of the Main Line on S. 12th Street in New Hyde Park. With the ongoing elimination of the Covert Avenue Grade Crossing, the LIRR Expansion Project has provided the temporary firehouse to provide easier access…

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NYS Senator Anna Kaplan Issues Certificates of Achievement - 06-25-19

New York State Senator Anna Kaplan Issues Certificates of Achievement to STEM Competition Winners

By | LIRR Expansion Project

New York State Senator Anna Kaplan issued Certificates of Achievement to all of the student winners of the LIRR Expansion Project Spring 2019 STEM Competition and offered her congratulations. Dan Marcy, Deputy Outreach Manager for the project, hand-delivered the certificates to all participating schools. The winning posters are on display…

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3TC Hotline Management Team - 06-20-19

LIRR Expansion Project Hotline – Staffed 24/7 – Connects Community to Project Team

By | LIRR Expansion Project

Every day, the 3TC Hotline Management Team meets to review, discuss, and respond to inquiries from residents, commuters, and businesses with questions about the LIRR Expansion Project.  3TC hosts a 24/7 hotline, 516-203-4955, and email address,, where stakeholders can directly contact the project team with questions, comments and concerns…

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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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