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Infrastructure Improvements

Signal Work

MTA Rounds Out a Successful Year of LIRR Construction Projects

By | Covert Avenue Grade Crossing, LIRR Expansion Project, Port Washington Substation, Project Update, Urban Avenue Grade Crossing

The MTA ended 2019 having completed almost two dozen Long Island Rail Road projects! Stations were modernized, new bridges were installed, grade crossings were eliminated…the Railroad even became the first North American railway (and first worldwide) to use lasers to blast leaf residue from its rails. The LIRR Modernization Program,…

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LIRR Improves On-Time Performance and Accessibility in 2019

LIRR Improves On-Time Performance During Year of Unprecedented Work Across System

By | LIRR Expansion Project, New M9 Rail Cars, Positive Train Control

2019 was an unprecedented year in the history of the Long Island Rail Road. The Railroad improved its Ontime Performance (OTP), increased accessibility on trains and at stations while completing sweeping upgrades throughout the system, including 14 switch replacements, two grade crossing eliminations, eight bridge replacements and more than 10…

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Linden Avenue Underpass - 04-19-19

Floral Park: Construction Underway at Linden Avenue Underpass – New Structure Will Accommodate Third LIRR Track

By | Linden Avenue Pedestrian Underpass

The Linden Avenue pedestrian underpass to the Floral Park Recreation Center is now closed so workers can prepare to replace it with a new structure to accommodate a third LIRR track, as part of the LIRR Expansion Project. The underpass, originally constructed in 1960, currently provides pedestrian access to the…

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Westbury Downtown Revitalization 07-10-19

Village of Westbury to Transform 50 Acres North of LIRR Westbury Station as Part of Revitalization Plan Spurred by State Grant

By | LIRR Expansion Project, Westbury North Parking Structure, Westbury South Parking Structure and LIRR Lot Development, Westbury Station, Westbury Substation

The Village of Westbury recently released its downtown revitalization plan, which includes the transformation of 50 acres of the industrial neighborhood north of the LIRR Westbury Station. With the enhanced Westbury Station and the Westbury North Parking Garage – currently under construction as part of the LIRR Expansion Project –…

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Westbury Officials Tour Project Corridor - 07-10-19

Village of Westbury Officials Tour LIRR Expansion Project Corridor

By | LIRR Expansion Project, Westbury North Parking Structure, Westbury South Parking Structure and LIRR Lot Development, Westbury Station, Westbury Substation

On June 27th, Village of Westbury Mayor Peter I. Cavallaro, First Deputy Mayor Steven L. Corte, Second Deputy Mayor Beaumont A. Jefferson, Village Trustees Vincent Abbatiello and William Wise and Senior Building Inspector William Mellow Village toured the LIRR Expansion Project corridor to view project elements in Westbury, including the…

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Floral Park Coordination - 06-27-19

LIRR Expansion Project Team Working Closely with Floral Park Officials

By | Floral Park Parking Re-Surfacing, Floral Park Station, Floral Park Substation, LIRR Expansion Project, Plainfield Avenue Bridge, South Tyson Avenue Bridge

The LIRR Expansion Project team continues to work closely with officials from Floral Park as construction activities continue in the Village. The project team recently held a productive coordination meeting with the Mayor and Village officials to discuss several ongoing items, including: installation of retaining walls air quality monitoring coordination…

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New Hyde Park - Judy and Camille - 05-02-19

Community Ambassadors Coordinate Ramp Access for New Hyde Park Homeowner

By | New Hyde Park Road Grade Crossing, New Hyde Park Station, New Hyde Park Substation, Project Update

As part of Design-Build Contractor 3rd Track Constructors’ ongoing commitment to businesses and residents in communities adjacent to the LIRR Expansion Project, New Hyde Park Community Ambassadors Judy White and Camille Koorey worked closely with a homeowner adjacent to a construction site to ensure continuous access to their home during…

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LIRR Expansion Project Monitors Air Quality in Floral Park

By | Floral Park Parking Re-Surfacing, Floral Park Station, Floral Park Substation, LIRR Expansion Project, Plainfield Avenue Bridge, South Tyson Avenue Bridge

As part of the LIRR Expansion Project, Design-Build Contractor 3TC continues to meet environmental commitments in Project-adjacent communities. 3TC recently installed an air quality monitoring station in Floral Park near area residents to ensure ongoing construction activities on the LIRR right-of-way and in the Village do not exceed allowable thresholds….

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