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LIRR Expansion Project “Yes We Can” Community Center 12-12-18

The LIRR Expansion Project at “Yes We Can” Community Center

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

On December 12th the LIRR Expansion Project team met with Estefany Garay, Director of the Town of North Hempstead’s “Yes We Can” Community Center, and the center’s Coach Jackson, to advance the project’s outreach program and to strategize for future community outreach events with the Community Center.

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Covert Ave Undergrade Crossing 12-11-18

Demolition of 124 Covert Avenue Makes Undergrade Crossing Possible

By | Covert Avenue Grade Crossing, LIRR Expansion Project

124 Covert Avenue was demolished to make construction of the undergrade crossing possible. 3TC and their subcontractor crews successfully performed the work and are now clearing the area of the remnants. The demolition occurred in just one day, with little-to-no impact on traffic in the area. Last month, 3TC ensured…

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Jamaica Capacity Improvements - Erection of Portal Bridge Connecting New Platform and Existing Station Mezzanine 10-3-2018

Construction of New Jamaica Station Platform Progresses

By | Jamaica Capacity Improvements

The construction of Platform-F, a major component of Phase 1 of the Jamaica Capacity Improvements project, is rapidly progressing. Following the utilization of several major weekend track outages, the project team successfully erected two new structures associated with the new platform, portal bridge and westerly bridge extension. The portal bridge…

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South Tyson Bridge 12-04-18

3TC Meets Community Commitments by Keeping Fences Uniform and Neat at South Tyson Bridge Construction Area

By | South Tyson Avenue Bridge

3TC continues to meet its commitment to communities along the Expansion Project, including Floral Park where, at South Tyson Avenue Bridge construction in Floral Park, 3TC is making sure the fences around the construction site are uniform and neat in appearance. In most communities along the nearly ten-mile stretch of…

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