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Farmingdale Station

Back to the Future at the Enhanced Farmingdale Station

By | Project Update

Farmingdale is one of five LIRR stations listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Originally built in 1890, last year the station was enhanced and upgraded to provide modern amenities and conveniences to the nearly 3,800 LIRR customers who visit the station each weekday. The Railroad lovingly preserved Farmingdale’s exquisite historic aesthetic while bringing the station up to 21st century standards.

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See It Happen: Nearly Two Miles of New Main Line Track Installed in Busy Harold Interlocking Rail Junction for East Side Access Project (Video)

By | East Side Access

The MTA has completed a significant and difficult portion of work for the East Side Access project at Harold Interlocking in Queens, the busiest rail junction in the United States. Earlier this year two crucial sections of mainline track were rebuilt and existing infrastructure upgraded while the Long Island Railroad…

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Bridge Replacement Kicks into High Gear at Accabonac Road in East Hampton

By | Accabonac Road Bridge and North Main Street Bridge, Project Update

Bridge replacement work at Accabonac Road in East Hampton has kicked into high gear following a track outage in the wee hours of October 15th and the delivery of large bridge components via barge through the Shinnecock Inlet. The new Accabonac Road Bridge was delivered to the site the night of October 21st; the North Main Street Bridge will be delivered to the site as the team gets closer to its installation date.

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VIDEO: Watch Mineola’s Harrison Ave Parking Construction Reach Six Stories

By | Mineola Harrison Avenue Parking Structure

 Crews are nearing completion of the precast concrete construction of the Harrison Avenue Parking Structure in Mineola. Watch as a section is raised by crane to the sixth floor of the structure here: // The modular construction method employed at the Mineola Harrison Parking Structure eliminates the need to…

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Participate in the LIRR Expansion Project Design-Builder Incentive Program’s 3Q 2019 Community Scorecard

By | LIRR Expansion Project

MTA Capital Construction and the Long Island Rail Road want your input! Construction of the LIRR Expansion Project from Floral Park to Hicksville is well underway. As part of this Project, MTACC/LIRR have developed a series of environmental and community commitments in coordination with the Project-adjacent communities to minimize construction-related…

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