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New Port Washington Substation - 9-25-2018

LIRR Announces Completion of New Port Washington Substation

By | Bellmore Substation, Carle Place Substation, Floral Park Substation, Hicksville Substation, Meadowbrook Substation, Merillon Avenue Substation, Mineola Substation, Murray Hill Substation, New Cassel Substation, New Hyde Park Substation, Ocean Avenue Substation, Port Washington Substation, Rosedale Substation, Sandy Substation Restoration, Westbury Substation

On January 3, 2018, Long Island Rail Road President Phillip Eng announced the LIRR had completed work to replace the Port Washington electrical substation, on time and on budget. The new substation, which was built at a cost of $26.2 million, replaces an earlier brick-and-mortar substation that had been in…

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Connection Cultivating Communities 12-02-18

James Gulliver Hancock’s “Connection Cultivating Communities” (2018) Installed in Merrick Station Waiting Room

By | Merrick Station

James Gulliver Hancock’s artwork “Connection Cultivating Communities” has been installed in the station waiting room at Merrick Station. The piece begins with the idea of the LIRR map as a tree branch extending outward, imagining each town along the line as blossoms. The unique communities of Long Island are presented…

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New Harrison Parking Garage 12-01-18

Site Preparation for Construction of New Harrison Avenue Parking Garage

By | LIRR Expansion Project, Mineola Harrison Avenue Parking Structure

Throughout the month of December, construction crews have been working in the vicinity of the Harrison Avenue parking lot to prepare the site for construction of the new garage, including relocating utilities. 3TC began construction of the new Harrison Avenue Parking Garage in Mineola in mid-October. The garage will provide…

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Preparatory Work for the Covert Avenue Grade Crossing Elimination in New Hyde Park Progresses

By | Covert Avenue Grade Crossing, LIRR Expansion Project

Preparatory work for the Covert Avenue Grade Crossing Elimination in New Hyde Park is currently progressing. Utilities along Covert Avenue are being relocated, and a number of small trees are being removed to accommodate the grade crossing elimination efforts. The property at 124 Covert Avenue has been demolished.

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