Video: South Tyson Avenue Bridge to Be Installed Weekend of August 17-18

This weekend, August 17-18, contractors will be installing a new bridge at South Tyson Avenue in the Village of Floral Park, lifting it and rolling it 13 feet into place during a double track outage on the Hempstead Branch. Finishing this in a single weekend, full LIRR service is to be restored for the Monday morning rush on August 19th.

Watch an interview with Design-Build Contractor 3rd Track Constructors’ Project Manager Joe Kreppein in which he discusses how the bridge will be rolled in over the course of a single weekend:

For more information and construction photos, please visit the South Tyson Avenue Bridge Modification project page on –