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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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Port Jefferson Station-"...the vast and endless sea..." (2018)

David McQueen’s “…the vast and endless sea…” (2018) Installed at Port Jefferson Station

By | Port Jefferson Station

David McQueen’s sculpture, “…the vast and endless sea…” (2018), commissioned by MTA Arts & Design, has been installed at Port Jefferson Station. The sculpture has been placed in a landscaped pedestrian pathway linking Main Street to the station building and platform. It was fabricated by KC Fabrications. The stainless-steel sculpture…

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Webster Avenue Bridge Pre-Construction Phase

“Best Value Analysis” has been Completed for Manhasset’s Webster Avenue Bridge, Built in 1897

By | Webster Avenue Bridge

As part of the process of efficiently designing and constructing a replacement vehicular bridge over the LIRR Port Washington Branch track, a Best Value Analysis Presentation of the Webster Avenue Bridge Rehabilitation Project was made to the LIRR in December 2018. The final report is currently under review. The project…

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Third Track Constructors Presents Project Update to Garden City Board of Education 01-16-19

Third Track Constructors Presents Project Update to Garden City Board of Education

By | Carle Place Station, Carle Place Substation, Cherry Lane Bridge, Glen Cove Bridge, LIRR Expansion Project, Meadowbrook Parkway Bridge, School Street Grade Crossing, Westbury North Parking Structure, Westbury South Parking Structure and LIRR Lot Development, Westbury Station, Westbury Substation

On January 16th, Third Track Constructors (3TC), the Design-Build contractor for the LIRR Expansion Project, presented a project update to the Garden City Public Schools Board of Education and discussed how the team is managing ongoing coordination with local schools. 3TC also discussed the project’s cutting-edge Science, Technology, Engineering, and…

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Westbury Mayor Peter Cavallaro Hosts Expansion Project Team Dialogue with Local Officials Regarding Carle Place Station Enhancement

By | Carle Place Station, Carle Place Substation, Cherry Lane Bridge, Glen Cove Bridge, LIRR Expansion Project, Meadowbrook Parkway Bridge, Project Update, School Street Grade Crossing, Westbury North Parking Structure, Westbury South Parking Structure and LIRR Lot Development, Westbury Station, Westbury Substation

On January 15th, Mayor Peter Cavallaro of Westbury hosted a productive dialogue for the LIRR Expansion Project team with Town of North Hempstead Supervisor Judi Bosworth, Councilwoman Viviana Russell, residents of the Village of Westbury and residents of the Hamlet of Carle Place. The LIRR Expansion Project team provided an…

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Expansion Project Team Meets with Stewart Manor School Officials 01-15-19

Expansion Project Team Meets with Stewart Manor School Officials

By | Covert Avenue Grade Crossing, LIRR Expansion Project

The LIRR Expansion Project team is committed to coordinating construction activities with school districts in the project corridor. On January 15th, the project team met with Stewart Manor School Principal Hope Kranidis, Assistant Principal Cynthia Cameron and Director of Technology Fernando DeBartolo to discuss ongoing construction activities, the community outreach…

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