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CP School Board Mtg 01-24-19

LIRR Expansion Project Team Updates Carle Place School Board

By | Carle Place Station, Carle Place Substation, Cherry Lane Bridge, Glen Cove Bridge, LIRR Expansion Project, Meadowbrook Parkway Bridge

The LIRR Expansion Project team provided the Carle Place School Board with a project update and answered residents’ questions about current construction activities in and around Carle Place. Carle Place has its own school district which includes small portions of the villages of Westbury and Mineola. It comprises three schools…

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Springfield Avenue Bridge 01-03-19

Construction Set to Begin on 97-Year-Old Springfield Boulevard Bridge

By | Accabonac Road Bridge and North Main Street Bridge, Buckram Road Bridge, Cherry Lane Bridge, Cherry Valley Road Bridge, Flushing Main Street Bridge, Glen Cove Bridge, Meadowbrook Parkway Bridge, Nassau Boulevard Bridge, Plainfield Avenue Bridge, Post Avenue Bridge, South Tyson Avenue Bridge, Springfield Boulevard Bridge, Tanners Pond/Denton Avenue Bridge, Webster Avenue Bridge, Wreck Lead Bridge

Construction is set to begin in early February 2019 at Springfield Boulevard Bridge, which is affiliated with the elevated Queens Village Station. The project is scheduled to commence with closure of the east ends of both platforms at 12:01 AM Monday, February 4 (one minute after midnight) No elevators or…

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Urban Avenue Grade Crossing 01-17-19

Successful Deconstruction of Structure at 117 Urban Avenue in New Cassel

By | LIRR Expansion Project, Urban Avenue Grade Crossing

The structure at 117 Urban Avenue in New Cassel has been successfully deconstructed on time with no disruption to the surrounding community. Timely removal of this building is essential to facilitate the grade crossing elimination at Urban Avenue, which is one of seven street-level grade crossings to be eliminated as…

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124 Covert Avenue following demolition and removal of structure - 01-19

Structure at 124 Covert Avenue Removed on Schedule in Support of Grade Crossing Elimination

By | Covert Avenue Grade Crossing, LIRR Expansion Project

The structure at 124 Covert Avenue in New Hyde Park has been successfully removed following its successful deconstruction last month. This critical-path activity was completed to support the elimination of the Covert Avenue Grade Crossing and make room for the new undergrade crossing at this intersection. Community coordination has been…

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Carle Place Senior Citizens Inc 01-22-19

Carle Place Senior Citizens Rate Contractor Performance on LIRR Expansion Project

By | Carle Place Station, Carle Place Substation, Cherry Lane Bridge, Glen Cove Bridge, LIRR Expansion Project, Meadowbrook Parkway Bridge

MTA representatives met with members of Carle Place Senior Citizens, Inc. at Fuschillo Park on the progress of the LIRR Expansion project and the unique community-driven contractor assessment program. Rich Mulieri, the Senior Director of Public Affairs for MTA Capital Construction, and Dan Marcy, from the LIRR Expansion Project team,…

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MLK Event 01-21-19

LIRR Expansion Project Team Participates in MLK Day Event with Westbury/New Cassel NAACP

By | LIRR Expansion Project, New Cassel Substation, School Street Grade Crossing, Urban Avenue Grade Crossing

The Westbury/New Cassel chapter of the NAACP invited the LIRR Expansion Project team to their Martin Luther King, Jr. Day event at the Yes We Can Community Center in New Cassel. Seth Sylvan, the 3rd Track Constructors (3TC) Community Ambassador to the Town of North Hempstead, discussed the project with…

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Urban Avenue Grade Crossing

Property at 117 Urban Avenue in New Cassel to Be Deconstructed This Month in Advance of the Urban Avenue Grade Crossing Elimination

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

The property at 117 Urban Avenue in New Cassel will be deconstructed this month in advance of the elimination of the Urban Avenue Grade Crossing. 3rd Track Constructors (3TC) has completed asbestos abatement of the existing structure and will monitor the air for dust, debris, and noise during the demolition….

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LIRR Expansion Project Team Meets with Executive Director of Girls, Inc. of Long Island to Support Mentoring Opportunities 01-17-19

LIRR Expansion Project Team Meets with Executive Director of Girls, Inc. of Long Island to Support Mentoring Opportunities

By | Project Update

On January 17th the LIRR Expansion Project team met with Renee Flagler, Executive Director of Girls Inc. of Long Island, a national non-profit organization dedicated to providing young women and girls with the skills they need to be leaders in their communities. Girls, Inc. combines long-lasting mentoring relationships, a pro-girl…

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