LIRR Construction Activity-Update 9/10/19

Update 9/10/19:

The Village has now been advised by 3TC that Atlantic Avenue is tentatively re-scheduled to reopen prior to Monday September 16th


Update 9/10/19:

Please be advised that South Tyson Avenue will be partially closed (single lane closure) from 10:00 am – 1:30 pm starting tomorrow Sept.11th, Thursday Sept. 12th and Friday Sept 13th.

Additionally, Atlantic Avenue is tentatively scheduled to reopen at the end of the week.


Update 9/3/19:
3TC announced that Wednesday, September 4th the Linden Avenue Tunnel will be closed for approximately six months as part of the next phase of the Third Track Construction Project. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

Construction Activity update  8/23/19

The LIRR Main Line Service will be suspended beginning this evening (8/23/19) lasting through early morning hours of Monday 8/26/19 between New Hyde Park and Hicksville for the installation of the Covert Avenue Bridge. As set forth in the attached notification from 3TC The MTA-LIRR Crews will conduct track work and rail tie replacement across the LIRR Expansion Project corridor this will take place during daytime and overnight hours. This work will require the need for bright lights and will likely be noisy. Some of this work will require idling diesel work trains. The location of these diesel trains will span from Plainfield Avenue in Floral Park to Herrick’s Road in Mineola, and will move within the area as needed.

LIRR Expansion Project Notification 


Construction Activity update  8/22/19

3TC just notified the Village that the road closure on Tulip Ave going southbound has been extended to today,  8/22/19 from 10:00am to 2:00pm. The northbound closure will take place tomorrow (Friday) 8/23/19 from 10:00am to 2:00pm.



Construction Activity update  8/20/19

On Wednesday, August 21st, 3TC will be closing the southbound lane on Tulip Avenue beginning at Caroline Place from 10 am to 2 pm.  Traffic will be diverted onto Caroline Place to Carnation Avenue.  There will be flagman to direct traffic and detour signs installed.

On Thursday, August 22nd from 10 am to 2 pm, 3TC will close the northbound lane at Verbena & Atlantic Avenues.  All traffic will be diverted onto Verbena or Atlantic Avenues to Carnation Avenue.  There will be flagman to direct traffic and detour signs installed.

Thank you for your patience and understanding.


Full Weekend Closure of South Tyson Underpass for Bridge Modification
As you are probably aware, for the past several weeks, the South Tyson Underpass has been closed during the day in preparation of the South Tyson Bridge Modification as part of the Third Track Project. This weekend, the South Tyson underpass will have a full weekend closure from Woodbine Court. to the South Tyson Extension to complete the bridge modification. The LIRR Hempstead line will be shut down for service from Friday morning at 10 am until Monday morning. The Main Line will remain in service. Expect delays over the weekend around South Tyson Avenue. Third Track Constructors (3TC) will direct traffic along detour routes. Work will take place around the clock through the weekend. Please call the 3TC 24 hr. hotline 516-203-4955 or

For additional information from 3TC on this weekend’s construction activity, including a Detour Map, please view the following from 3TC:  Click here

Nassau County Road Construction on Tulip Ave
The Village has received the following updated schedule from the Nassau County Department of Public Works. Milling of Tulip Ave will take place Thursday 8/15 between the hours of 9:00pm and 5:00am. This is only prep work.  There will be no work Friday evening or on the weekend so as not to interfere with the Third Track Projects’ South Tyson Bridge modification. Tulip Avenue work will resume Monday evening 9:00pm to 5:00am and continue into next week.  Work is expected to be completed the latter part of next week. (All construction scheduling is subject to change depending on weather and prior schedules of other County projects.)