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Linden Avenue Pedestrian Underpass 04-29-20

Ready for Play: MTA C&D & 3TC Meet Community Commitments on Long Island

By | Linden Avenue Pedestrian Underpass

Despite additional challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, our teams on Long Island are nevertheless living up to the promises they made to the communities along the 10-mile long LIRR Expansion Project corridor. It’s anyone’s guess whether Carle Place’s and Floral Park’s ballfields and Floral Park’s community pool will…

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Murray Hill Station - 03-30-20

Update on LIRR Critical Infrastructure Work Progress

By | Glen Cove Bridge, Mid-Suffolk Train Storage Yard, Murray Hill Station, Plainfield Avenue Bridge, Westbury North Parking Structure

As many non-essential employees across the state are telecommuting as we all work together to flatten the curve and combat COVID-19, the MTA’s and LIRR’s essential workers and contractors continue safely transporting health care workers, first responders and other essential workers to and from their jobs. These transportation not only…

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Construction Team Takes Precautions to Complete Expansion of Diesel Locomotive Shop During COVID-19 Crisis

By | Morris Park Diesel Locomotive Shop

The Morris Diesel Park project team has been hard at work this past fall and winter, and the yard and locomotive shop are nearly finished. The project is advancing under the challenging conditions resulting from the COVID-19 crisis, and the Morris Diesel Park team, like all other MTA employees and…

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East End Gateway (rendering)

Keeping It Safe at the East End Gateway and LIRR Concourse Project

By | New 33rd Street Corridor at Penn Station

Penn Station’s been quiet this week, understandably so. The East End Gateway Project team is carefully monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic, and we’ve adjusted our work plans accordingly. The East End Gateway and LIRR Concourse project will include higher ceilings, new wayfinding signage, and improved access and circulation for the hundreds…

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