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Tanners Pond/Denton Avenue Bridge

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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Garden City School District 12-19-18

LIRR Expansion Project Team Meets with Garden City School District Superintendent

By | LIRR Expansion Project, Merillon Avenue Station, Merillon Avenue Substation, Nassau Boulevard Bridge, New Hyde Park Road Grade Crossing, Tanners Pond/Denton Avenue Bridge

Continuing the trend of robust coordination between the LIRR Expansion Project team and school districts in the project corridor, on December 19th the outreach team met with Garden City School District Superintendent Dr. Kusum Sinha and school district leadership. The group discussed strategies for how to effectively communicate construction notifications…

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Glen Cove Road Bridge 12-18-18

Replacements and Modifications of Seven Rail Bridges Will Alleviate Bridge Strikes and Reduce Delays

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

On Monday, December 17, 2018, a vehicle struck the Glen Cove Road Bridge near the Carle Place Station, while a week earlier, on the 10th, a truck hit the Nassau Boulevard Bridge near the Merillon Avenue Station in Garden City. These accidents caused delays for LIRR passengers on the Ronkonkoma,…

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