Governor Kathy Hochul, MTA Chair & CEO Janno Lieber, and SMART General Chairman Anthony Simon were joined by other officials on a ceremonial train ride from Jamaica to New Hyde Park to inaugurate the first completed section of LIRR Third Track between Floral Park and Merillon Avenue on Monday, Aug 15, 2022.

(Marc A. Hermann / MTA)

August 16, 2022

Block One is Live on LIRR Expansion Project

The Long Island Railroad (LIRR) 3rd Track Constructors (3TC) reached a significant milestone by placing the first section of third track into service between Floral Park Station and Merillon Avenue Station in time for the Monday morning commuter rush on Aug. 15, 2022.

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June 3, 2019

CCA Civil Completes Replacement of First Rail Road Bridge of LIRR Expansion Project

The replacement of the 66-year-old Cherry Lane bridge was completed on June 3, 2019, marking the first milestone of the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) Expansion Project.

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