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East End Gateway 12-31-21

MTA Announces the Grand Opening of the East End Gateway at Penn Station—an Iconic New Entrance to the LIRR Concourse at Seventh Avenue and 33rd Street

By | New 33rd Street Corridor at Penn Station

Press release follows… New Penn Station Entrance Creates a Front Door Identity on Seventh Avenue & Direct Connection from Street Level to LIRR Concourse & Subway Includes Three State-of-the-Art Escalators and a Staircase – Improving Customer Experience & Increasing Circulation Major Milestone in Broader Project Which Will Double the Width…

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Drop Table - Open - Morris Park 11-20-20

Major Construction Complete on Two LIRR Facilities

By | Mid-Suffolk Train Storage Yard, Morris Park Diesel Locomotive Shop, Project Update

MTA Construction & Development and the LIRR have completed major construction on two vital LIRR facilities – the Morris Park Diesel Locomotive Shop in Queens and the Mid-Suffolk Electric Yard in Ronkonkoma, Long Island. Part of the multi-billion dollar LIRR Enhancement that includes the LIRR Expansion Project, the Morris Park…

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School Street Grade Crossing Elimination 11-13-20

Lt. Governor Kathy Holchul and MTA C&D President Janno Lieber Open School Street Grade Crossing

By | School Street Grade Crossing

Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul, MTA Construction & Development President Janno Lieber and local elected officials today opened the new School Street underpass in the Village of Westbury and Hamlet of New Cassel. The undergrade crossing separates it from the Long Island Rail Road Main Line. It’s the fifth railroad crossing…

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