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Construction Noise and Vibration Effects at Covert Avenue Grade Crossing Eliminations - 04-04-19

Design-Build Contractor 3TC Reduces Construction Noise and Vibration Effects at Covert Avenue and Urban Avenue Grade Crossing Eliminations

By | Covert Avenue Grade Crossing, LIRR Expansion Project, Urban Avenue Grade Crossing

3TC continues to meet community commitments throughout the project corridor by reducing noise and vibration effects from construction activities, specifically at the Covert Avenue and Urban Avenue grade crossing eliminations. Vibration monitoring boxes have been strategically placed near work sites to observe vibration levels at neighboring residences, and 3TC is…

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Jamaica Capacity Improvements - 04-01-19

Canopy Steel Erected at Jamaica Station

By | Jamaica Capacity Improvements

Construction continues to progress at the Jamaica Capacity Improvements project, which is modernizing critical LIRR infrastructure in and around Jamaica station. The project will streamline train routing, enhance service, increase train capacity, and ultimately improve train speeds through Jamaica. The first phase of improvements to Jamaica includes the construction of…

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Nostrand Avenue Station Rehabilitation - 03-28-19

Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Platforms Installed at Nostrand Av Station

By | Nostrand Avenue Station, Project Update

Construction continues to progress at Nostrand Avenue Station. Girders are up along the eastbound platform and, at the southeast quadrant of the station, structural steel is being installed, an overpass has been erected and a new staircase will be installed. The new eastbound and westbound platforms are FRP (Fiber-Reinforced Polymer)…

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Park Avenue Elementary School (Westbury) Career Day - 03-28-19

LIRR Expansion Project Community Ambassadors Attend Park Avenue Elementary School Career Day

By | LIRR Expansion Project, Westbury North Parking Structure, Westbury South Parking Structure and LIRR Lot Development, Westbury Station, Westbury Substation

On March 28th, LIRR Expansion Project Community Ambassadors Margo Cargill and Seth Sylvan attended Career Community Day at the Park Avenue Elementary School in Westbury. Margo and Seth talked to 26 fifth grade students about the LIRR Expansion Project. Students asked many questions about the project, including the project timeline,…

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Crossing Guards and Flaggers Ensure Pedestrian Safety at South Tyson Avenue Bridge

By | Floral Park Parking Re-Surfacing, Floral Park Station, Floral Park Substation, LIRR Expansion Project, Plainfield Avenue Bridge, South Tyson Avenue Bridge

As construction continues at the South Tyson Avenue Bridge in the Village of Floral Park, crossing guards and flaggers are ensuring the safety of pedestrians by helping them navigate around the construction area. The implementation of these measures at South Tyson Avenue is consistent with the LIRR Expansion Project team’s…

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Covert Avenue Residents Meeting - 03-28-19

3TC Provides Covert Avenue Grade Crossing Elimination Information to Village of New Hyde Park

By | Covert Avenue Grade Crossing, LIRR Expansion Project

On March 28th, representatives from 3TC’s outreach, design, and construction teams were present to answer residents’ questions about the Covert Avenue Grade Crossing Elimination Project and ongoing construction activities to Covert Avenue area residents in the Village of New Hyde Park. 3TC updated residents about Covert Avenue construction progress, design…

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View the Construction from Your Desktop! Panoramic Images of Eight LIRR Expansion Project Sites Available on

By | Carle Place Station

Panoramic images of eight LIRR Expansion Project construction sites are now available on These shots provide a full 360-degree view of ongoing construction at the following Expansion Project elements: Carle Place Station Enhancement Cherry Lane Bridge Replacement Covert Avenue Grade Crossing Mineola Harrison Avenue Parking Structure New Cassel Substation…

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