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LIRR Expansion Project Team Meets with State Senator Anna Kaplan and North Hempstead Officials

LIRR Expansion Project Team Meets with State Senator Anna Kaplan and North Hempstead Officials

By | Carle Place Station, Carle Place Substation, Cherry Lane Bridge, Glen Cove Bridge, LIRR Expansion Project, Meadowbrook Parkway Bridge, New Cassel Substation, Urban Avenue Grade Crossing

On January 11th, LIRR Expansion Project Team members met with State Senator Anna Kaplan and officials from the Town of North Hempstead, including Town Supervisor Judi Bosworth and Councilwoman Viviana Russell, to discuss various Expansion Project components within North Hempstead. Earlier this month, the team met with Senator Kaplan and…

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Nassau Blvd Bridge 01-10-19

Nassau Blvd. Bridge Strike Underlines Need for Bridge Replacements Underway

By | Cherry Lane Bridge, Glen Cove Bridge, LIRR Expansion Project, Meadowbrook Parkway Bridge, Nassau Boulevard Bridge, Plainfield Avenue Bridge, Post Avenue Bridge, South Tyson Avenue Bridge, Tanners Pond/Denton Avenue Bridge

A bridge strike to the Nassau Boulevard Bridge in the Village of Garden City on January 9th caused delays for both drivers travelling underneath the bridge and for LIRR passengers. Bridge strikes result in train delays, as LIRR crews determine the bridge’s safety and structural integrity before restoring service. Since…

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Mineola LIRR Community Information Center 01-10-19

The LIRR Expansion Project Community Information Center Hosts Walk-In Hours throughout January

By | Project Update

The LIRR Expansion Project Community Information Center in Mineola is hosting walk-in hours throughout January. Please stop by if you have a question or you just want to learn more about the LIRR Expansion Project: 114 Old Country Road, Mineola, NY 11501. Walk-In Hours: Tuesdays, 10am–1pm; Wednesdays, 12–4pm and Thursdays,…

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Covert Ave Grade Crossing Elimination 12-11-18

LIRR Expansion Project Team Members Discuss Covert Avenue Grade Crossing with Stewart Manor Leaders

By | Covert Avenue Grade Crossing, LIRR Expansion Project

LIRR Expansion Project Executive Mark Roche and members of the Expansion Project team met with leaders from the Village of Stewart Manor to discuss the latest construction activities at the Covert Avenue Grade Crossing. Preparatory work for the Covert Avenue Grade Crossing Elimination in New Hyde Park is currently progressing….

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Long Island Business News Columnist Marc Herbst Lists Long Island Contractors’ Top 10 Resolutions for 2019

Long Island Business News Columnist Marc Herbst Lists Long Island Contractors’ Top 10 Resolutions for 2019

By | Covert Avenue Grade Crossing, LIRR Expansion Project, Main Street Grade Crossing, New Hyde Park Road Grade Crossing, School Street Grade Crossing, South 12th Street Grade Crossing, Urban Avenue Grade Crossing, Willis Avenue Grade Crossing

On January 8th, Long Island Business News columnist Marc Herbst listed Long Island contractors’ top 10 resolutions for 2019, and number eight is: To have a carefree Sunday drive up and down Covert Avenue in Floral Park without the need for a whistle stop as the first LIRR Main Line…

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