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New Cassel’s Dryden Street Elementary School 05-31-19

LIRR Expansion Project Ambassadors Attend Community Day at New Cassel’s Dryden Street Elementary School

By | LIRR Expansion Project

On May 31st, Margo Cargill, Dan Marcy and Seth Sylvan of the LIRR Expansion Project outreach team joined kindergarteners at the Dryden Street Elementary School in New Cassel for the school’s Community Day. The team met with kindergarteners to talk about the Expansion Project and safety on the railroad. The…

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Urban Avenue Grade Crossing Shuttle Bus 05-29-19

Shuttle Bus Keeps Pedestrians Safe During the Elimination of the Urban Avenue Grade Crossing

By | Project Update, Urban Avenue Grade Crossing

3rd Track Constructors, the design-build contractor tasked with constructing the LIRR Expansion Project, is providing a pedestrian shuttle bus while construction crews transform the Urban Avenue Grade Crossing into a new vehicular and pedestrian underpass. The shuttle bus ensures pedestrians traveling across the railroad tracks at Urban Avenue in New…

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Mayors’ Meeting at Community Information Center in Mineola 05-30-19

Monthly Mayors’ Meeting at Community Information Center in Mineola

By | Mineola Station, Project Update

On May 22nd, elected officials and municipal administrators representing the LIRR Expansion Project’s corridor attended the monthly Mayors’ Meeting at the Community Information Center in Mineola. Representatives from the project team provided community leaders with a comprehensive construction update – the group also discussed upcoming track outages ahead of the…

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