Archive For July 12, 2019

Atlantic Street Roadway Improvements Continue Under New Metro North/Atlantic Street Bridge

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Atlantic Street Roadway Improvements Continue Under New Metro North/Atlantic Street Bridge

With the successful installation of the new Metro North/Atlantic Street Bridge, significant roadway construction involving multiple operations is already underway to improve the operational efficiencies of Atlantic Street. To increase the vertical clearance under the new bridge, the roadway will be lowered to offer higher clearance of 14’6”. At the same time, the roadway is…

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New Metro North/Atlantic Street Bridge Installed and Metro North Train Service Restored on Schedule

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New Metro North/Atlantic Street Bridge Installed and  Metro North Train Service Restored on Schedule

The Metro North/Atlantic Street Bridge was successfully replaced over a 9 day construction schedule, from June 28-July 7, with 6 new replacement bridge spans, tracks and ties installed and full train service restored by Monday, July 8, as scheduled. The epic 9 day endeavor involved multiple concurrent operations running continuously to demolish the old bridge,…

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Two Additional Bridge Spans Installed For Metro North/Atlantic Street Bridge Replacement Project

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Two Additional Bridge Spans Installed For Metro North/Atlantic Street Bridge Replacement Project

Construction work progresses on the Metro North/Atlantic Street Bridge replacement project as two new bridge spans have been installed on the north side of the bridge. The spans will carry Tracks #1 & #3 after new railroad ties, tracks and ballast are in place. The final two spans for the north side are scheduled to…

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ATTENTION: Road Closures, Detours and Special Metro North Train Schedules Remain In Effect

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ATTENTION: Road Closures, Detours and Special Metro North Train Schedules Remain In Effect

New Metro North/Atlantic Street Railroad Bridge Replacement Underway; I-95NB Exit 8 & Local Roadway closures with Detours and Metro North Schedule Changes Remain in Effect    Effective June 28, 2019-July 8, 2019, intermittent road closures are expected on South State Street between Elm Street and Atlantic Street and on Dock Street between John Street and…

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Atlantic Street Bridge Replacement Project On Schedule: Spans Set for Tracks #2 & #4

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Atlantic Street Bridge Replacement Project On Schedule: Spans Set for Tracks #2 & #4

Two bridge deck superstructures have been successfully installed on the south side of the Metro North Atlantic Street Bridge.  Special Self Propelled Modular Transporters hauled the pre-constructed spans which had been staged right next to the south side of the bridge.  Work progresses to install new rail on these spans with 4 spans for the…

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