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LIRR Expansion Project

Merillon Avenue Station (Rendering)

MTA Announces Start of Construction of New Merillon Avenue LIRR Station in Garden City

By | LIRR Expansion Project, Merillon Avenue Station
The MTA today announced that construction of station enhancements at the Long Island Rail Road's Merillon Avenue in Garden City has begun as part of the LIRR Expansion Project that will make the railroad safer, more reliable and allow for increased capacity and flexibility. The platforms at the station will...
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Urban Avenue - Community Outreach - 03-07-19

3TC Community Ambassadors Get the Word Out About Temporary Closure of Railroad Crossing at Urban Avenue in New Cassel

By | LIRR Expansion Project, Urban Avenue Grade Crossing
On Friday, March 8, the grade crossing at Urban Avenue was officially closed temporarily to vehicular traffic. This full closure at Urban Avenue will allow construction crews to eliminate the grade crossing and construct a vehicular and pedestrian underpass that travels underneath the railroad tracks. The full elimination of the...
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Floral Park-Bellerose Board of Education - 03-07-19

Board of Education for Floral Park-Bellerose School District Receives LIRR Expansion Project Briefing

By | Covert Avenue Grade Crossing, Floral Park Parking Re-Surfacing, Floral Park Station, Floral Park Substation, LIRR Expansion Project, Plainfield Avenue Bridge, South Tyson Avenue Bridge
On Thursday, March 7, 3TC Community Ambassador to Floral Park, Judy White, helped organize an LIRR Expansion Project presentation to the Floral Park-Bellerose School District (FPBSD) Board of Education. The project team discussed current and upcoming construction activities in Floral Park, traffic detour plans for Covert Avenue, and the project’s...
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Covert Avenue Grade Crossing Elimination 02-22-19

Prep Work to Eliminate Grade Crossing at New Hyde Park Continues

By | Covert Avenue Grade Crossing, LIRR Expansion Project, New Hyde Park Station
Preparation for the excavation of the Covert Avenue grade crossing elimination continues. Support of excavation on the northern side of the project, which required a daytime closure of Covert Avenue for a short period concluded last week. According to a February 20th article in the New Hyde Park Herald Courier,...
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