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Carle Place 07-03-19

Eastbound Platform Construction Progresses at Carle Place Station

By | Carle Place Station, Project Update

Improvements to Carle Place LIRR station continue including platform replacement to accommodate 12-car trains, a new pedestrian bridge with ADA-elevators, and an improved customer drop-off and pickup area. Concrete platforms have been placed to support the new eastbound platforms on the south side of Carle Place Station. Demolition of the…

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School Street Grade Crossing Elimination 06-21-19

Installation of Supports for Sound Walls Underway at School Street Grade Crossing Elimination

By | LIRR Expansion Project, School Street Grade Crossing

Piles have been driven to support sound walls east of the School Street grade crossing in New Cassel. These walls enable the LIRR to build within the right of way and serve as a barrier for train noise. 3rd Track Constructors, the design-build contractor for the LIRR Expansion Project, is…

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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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