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Governor Cuomo Announces Historic $5.6 Billion Transformation of the Long Island Rail Road

By | Accabonac Road Bridge and North Main Street Bridge, Baldwin Station, Bayside Station, Bellmore Station, Bellmore Substation, Brentwood Station, Buckram Road Bridge, Carle Place Station, Carle Place Substation, Cherry Lane Bridge, Cherry Valley Road Bridge, Covert Avenue Grade Crossing, Deer Park Station, Double Track, East Hampton Station, East Side Access, East Yaphank Station, Farmingdale Station, Floral Park Parking Re-Surfacing, Floral Park Station, Floral Park Substation, Flushing Main Street Bridge, Flushing Main Street Station, Glen Cove Bridge, Great Neck Station, Hicksville Parking, Hicksville Station, Hicksville Substation, Jamaica Capacity Improvements, LIRR Expansion Project, Lynbrook Viaduct, Main Street Grade Crossing, Meadowbrook Parkway Bridge, Meadowbrook Substation, Merillon Avenue Station, Merillon Avenue Substation, Merrick Station, Mets-Willets Point Station, Mid-Suffolk Train Storage Yard, Mineola Harrison Avenue Parking Structure, Mineola Main Street Parking, Mineola Second Street Parking, Mineola Station, Mineola Substation, Morris Park Diesel Locomotive Shop, Moynihan Train Hall, Murray Hill Station, Murray Hill Substation, Nassau Boulevard Bridge, New 33rd Street Corridor at Penn Station, New Cassel Substation, New Hyde Park Road Grade Crossing, New Hyde Park Road Surface Lot, New Hyde Park Station, New Hyde Park Substation, New M9 Rail Cars, Northport Station, Nostrand Avenue Station, Ocean Avenue Substation, Plainfield Avenue Bridge, Port Jefferson Station, Port Washington Substation, Positive Train Control, Post Avenue Bridge, Rockville Centre Viaduct, Ronkonkoma Station, Rosedale Substation, Sandy Substation Restoration, School Street Grade Crossing, South 12th Street Grade Crossing, South Tyson Avenue Bridge, Springfield Boulevard Bridge, Stewart Manor Station, Stony Brook Station, Syosset Station, Tanners Pond/Denton Avenue Bridge, Urban Avenue Grade Crossing, Valley Stream Station, Wantagh Station, Webster Avenue Bridge, Westbury North Parking Structure, Westbury South Parking Structure and LIRR Lot Development, Westbury Station, Westbury Substation, Willis Avenue Grade Crossing, Wreck Lead Bridge, Wyandanch Station

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced a historic $5.6 billion transformation of the Long Island Rail Road to strengthen the region’s transportation infrastructure and usher in a new era of economic growth. After 70 years of stagnation, all 100 transformative LIRR capital projects are moving forward, including the Main Line…

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MTA Board Members Vote to Accept and Conclude Year-Long Environmental Study for LIRR Expansion Project

By | LIRR Expansion Project, Press Release

Board Approval Advances Major Project to Expand and Improve LIRR; Project Will Add Third Track to Bottlenecked Main Line & Eliminate 7 Street-Level Train Crossings – Adding Trains, Reducing Delays & Crowding, Reducing Traffic Jams, Improving Safety, and Decreasing Noise and Air Pollution   The Metropolitan Transportation Authority Board voted…

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Governor Cuomo Announces Completion of Environmental Statement for LIRR Expansion Project

By | LIRR Expansion Project, Press Release

Study Confirms Project Will Improve Service, Reliability and Safety for LIRR Customers by Adding Track Capacity To Main Line Project Will Eliminate all Street-Level Train Crossings in Project Corridor; Reducing Traffic Jams, Improving Safety, and Decreasing Noise and Air Pollution The Final Environmental Statement and New Renderings of the Project…

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LIRR Expansion Project Forum Draws Interest From More Than 700 Local Women, Minority and Veteran Owned Businesses

By | LIRR Expansion Project, Press Release

Local Businesses Signed Up to Learn How to Work on Transformational Project to Modernize the LIRR; Proposed Project Would Add 3rd Track to LIRR Main Line, Eliminate 7 Grade Crossings, Enhance Stations, and Add Parking and Sound Barrier Walls   The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) announced today that more than…

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Proposed 3rd Track Project Would Reduce Delays for Commuters Throughout Long Island

By | LIRR Expansion Project, Press Release

‘LIRR Expansion Project’ Eliminates Congested Bottleneck in Center of Entire LIRR System Trains Servicing Branches Throughout Long Island Are Impacted by Delays in Proposed Project Corridor New Video Shows Customers Describing Their LIRR Experiences and How 3rd Track Can Help   The proposed Long Island Rail Road Expansion Project, which…

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