As you know, the construction of the third track along the LIRR’s main line is underway. I would like to do my best to keep you informed by sharing all information that I obtain on this topic here on this website. This list will be updated in real-time as I receive information.

Links Please visit this site to find regular updates and bulletins posted by 3rd Track Constructors, (3TC) a consortium of the contractors working on this project. for up-to-the-minute Special Service Notices

Phone Numbers
3TC Information Hotline 516-203-4955

Email Contacts

LIRR 6 Week Schedule - February 2019 Update
LIRR 6 Week Schedule - January 2019 update
LIRR 6 Week Schedule - December 2018 update
LIRR 6 Week Schedule - August 2018 Update
LIRR 6 Week Schedule - May 2018 Update

Local Updates
Feb. 1, 2019 Update from LIRR Community Outreach Team
Progress continues on the LIRR Expansion Project and Third Track Constructors (3TC) wants to make sure that you’re aware of the temporary, daytime road closures that will take place this week on Covert Avenue.
On or about Tuesday, February 5th, Covert Avenue will be temporarily closed between 1st Avenue and 2nd Avenue. The daily closures will take place from 7:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and will end no later than Tuesday, February 12th. 
During the times that Covert Avenue is closed, two detours will be available to non-commercial vehicles. Southbound drivers on Covert Avenue will be directed to South 6th Street. Northbound drivers on Covert Avenue will be directed to South 8th Street. Flaggers and MTA police will be present. Please see the map for details.

Commercial vehicles will be required to detour to New Hyde Park Road.
We understand that this work may be disruptive. Should you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to email us at or call our 24/7 hotline at 516-203-4955.
What:    Covert Avenue Street Closure
Where:  Between 1st Avenue and 2nd Avenue
When:   Beginning on or about Tuesday, February 5th and ending no later than Tuesday, February 12th
Times:   Daily, from 7:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Non-Commercial Detours Available:
South 6th Street for Southbound Traffic
South 8th Street for Northbound Traffic
Commercial Detour Available:
New Hyde Park Road
Non-Commercial Vehicle Detour Maplirrmap