Project Overview

The New Cassel substation, located at Broadway and Bond Street north of the LIRR, will be replaced as part of the LIRR Expansion Project from Floral Park to Hicksville. This substation is approximately 40 years old and nearing the end of its operational life. It is imperative that the New Cassel substation is replaced to accommodate the additional third track and support future growth of the LIRR. The New Cassel substation replacement is part of a larger initiative to enhance service reliability and support system expansion throughout the LIRR, and ultimately support the growth and development of Long Island.

Town OKs rezoning, clears hurdle for New Cassel development plan

A developer’s plans to build a three-floor mixed use building in the hamlet of New Cassel are progressing, with the North Hempstead Town Board approving a rezoning to allow construction. The nearly 12,000-square-foot building on the northwest corner of Prospect

MTA Board Approves Contract for Transformative LIRR Modernization

Historic Project Will Improve Railroad Infrastructure, Eliminate Seven Street-Level Railroad Crossings, Improve Railroad Bridges, Add Third Track to Busiest LIRR Corridor The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Board on Wednesday approved a design-build contract with 3rd Track Constructors (3TC), to complete the

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