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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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East Yaphank Sign

Site Evaluations, Environmental Review and Preliminary Design Underway for New East Yaphank Station in Suffolk County

By | East Yaphank Station

The contract for the Preliminary Design and Environmental Review consultant was awarded in December 2018. Project initiation activities, including the project plan, quality plan and schedule, are being completed, and the identification and evaluation of potential new station site locations is underway for the new East Yaphank Station. The consultant…

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New Port Washington Substation - 9-25-2018

LIRR Announces Completion of New Port Washington Substation

By | Bellmore Substation, Carle Place Substation, Floral Park Substation, Hicksville Substation, Meadowbrook Substation, Merillon Avenue Substation, Mineola Substation, Murray Hill Substation, New Cassel Substation, New Hyde Park Substation, Ocean Avenue Substation, Port Washington Substation, Rosedale Substation, Sandy Substation Restoration, Westbury Substation

On January 3, 2018, Long Island Rail Road President Phillip Eng announced the LIRR had completed work to replace the Port Washington electrical substation, on time and on budget. The new substation, which was built at a cost of $26.2 million, replaces an earlier brick-and-mortar substation that had been in…

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